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“In This Bare Island”: Master Workshop In Acting & Script Analysis

By CGA Admin | June 13, 2021

GSU acting instructor John Frazier taught a master workshop in acting and script analysis for The Tempest.  CGA Scholars chose scenes and monologues from the play and John workshopped ways to perform the lines.  Scholars learned how to deconstruct characters, isolate their language, and emphasize movement and breath.  The result? Students brought Shakespeare’s characters and…

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First Annual Common Good Atlanta Conference

By CGA Admin | June 13, 2021

  Paulo Freire said that ‘reading is not walking on the words; it’s grasping the soul of them.’ At the first Common Good Conference, the scholars grasped the soul of words. And they then projected those words onto the souls of other scholars. The bar has been set very high for every other conference that I…