Students at St. Francis de Sales School for the Deaf perform “Annie”

Carrie Lobman at ImprovisationalLearning.org reports on a youth theatre performance that she attended at the invitation of colleague Anne Alexis at St Francis de Sales School for the Deaf. Anne has studied social therapeutics for years and has creatively incorporated a performance orientation in her work as a speech therapist at St. Francis de Sales. The young people performed Annie, the Broadway classic, using American Sign Language — and the audience responded in kind when it came time for the applause.  Says Lobman, “I’m more convinced than ever of the value of theater for going beyond remediation…” READ MORE

Performing “Annie” in ASL

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About Janet Wootten

Janet Wootten is a media and public relations professional, a member of the Institute’s Board of Directors and a leader of its annual community fundraising campaign.
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One Response to Students at St. Francis de Sales School for the Deaf perform “Annie”

  1. how inspirational . . . how wonderfully developmental . . . superfantastic work . . . provides me with hope and encourages me to want to live in a everychanging world that is continually challenging my will to live 🙂

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