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Students do theater with inmates at correctional facility

Submitted by mzuercher on Tue, 06/21/2022 - 13:27
Emily Guldner, Rachel Geyer and John McCabe-Juhnke in the Prison Theater Project class

Bethel’s Prison Theater Project returned as a summer term course, with two students and John McCabe-Juhnke, professor emeritus of communication arts, collaborating with seven inmates.

The men are at Hutchinson Correctional Facility’s medium-security East Unit, where the performance, titled Inside Story, took place June 30 and July 1.

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