A Conversation with Dr. Ken Wagner, RI Education Chief
As students, parents, educators and administrators embark on a new school year, there are innovative ambitions on course. I had the privilege to talk with the highest ranking official in education in Rhode Island, Education Chief Dr. Ken Wagner, about his philosophies on the transformative efforts currently underway in Rhode Island public schools. Michele […]
Traditional or Technical School: Which Is Better?
I come from educational roots; both of my parents were educators, I married an educator and I was an educator myself. My husband and I spent many years in the classroom as students earning multiple degrees, to the point of being labeled perpetual students. You would think with this background, weighing the pros and cons […]
Following the Yellow Brick Road to Theatre By The Sea
As a little girl, I can remember how I felt sitting with my mother watching Dorothy and her loyal friends travel the yellow brick road. It is a memory I will forever cherish. Having the opportunity to see a staged version of it with my 4-year-old brought me pure excitement and anticipation of sharing the […]
Into the Woods Is a Giant
Into the Woods not only features a giant, but is one. However, Little Theater of Fall River’s production at the Firebarn co-directed by Aaron Gendreau-Visco and Deborah Sadler, takes this giant and places it into a small “black box” theater. These co-directors are successful in this feat through their sensible use of space and staging. One […]