Community Culture in the Cuban Revolutionary Experience: Foundations to the Present with Playback as an example

Host/Sponsor: 
International Playback Theatre Network and Pastors for Peace
Room: 
1.109
Timeslot: 
SATURDAY June 3rd Session 1: 10:00am - 11:50am
Abstract: 
The panel will focus how government support for cultural workers helped develop the dignity of the Cuba people and make the island a major contributor to the arts.
Chair/First Facilitator/Speaker First Name: 
Susan
Chair/First Facilitator/Speaker Last Name: 
Metz
Chair/First Facilitator/Speaker Affiliation: 
International Playback Theatre Network
Chair/First Facilitator/Speaker Biography: 
Susan (MS in Social Foundations of Education and MFA in Writing Poetry) has been teaching Playback Theatre in Cuba for 16 years. She has published on the Casas de Cultura movement wherein creative leisure-time activities are offered free of charge to all sectors in all regions and where Playback has been accepted as an international collaboration.
Speaker 1/Second Facilitator First Name: 
Nora
Speaker 1/Second Facilitator Last Name: 
Gallardo-Hamond
Speaker 1/Second Facilitator Affiliation: 
Pastors for Peace
Speaker 1/Second Facilitator Biography: 
Nora is a retired NYC Vocation Education teachers who has been active with Pastors for Peace since 2002. She travelled on two recent delegations and seven caravans that broke the US economic blockade by bringing vehicles filled with material aid to the island, including support for Playback Theatre. She is helping prepare a delegation for February 2018 that will focus on urban organic agriculture and Cuban culture.
Speaker 2/Third Facilitator First Name: 
Isnoel Yanes
Speaker 2/Third Facilitator Last Name: 
Gonzalez
Speaker 2/Third Facilitator Affiliation: 
Teatro de los Elementos, Ministry of Culture, Cuba
Speaker 2/Third Facilitator Biography: 
Isnoel (BA in Social Communications) is a professional Actor and the General Director of Teatro de los Elementos, a community culture collective residing in the agricultural town of Cumunayagua, province of Cienfuegos.
Panel/Workshop Organizer First Name: 
Susan
Panel/Workshop Organizer Last Name: 
Metz
Panel/Workshop Organizer Affiliation: 
International Playback Theatre Network

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