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Playwright Barry Kornhauser to present ARTS Engage workshop


June 09. 2013 1:08PM
By KRISTIE GRIER-CERUTI

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Barry Kornhauser, a nationally and internationally recognized playwright, will present a free ARTS Engage! workshop for artists, educators, social workers, child care providers, mentors, agencies that assist at risk youth and groups underserved by the arts June 17, from 9 a.m. to noon at The Electric City Trolley Museum, 300 Cliff Street, Scranton.


The program is being sponsored by Lackawanna County’s Arts & Culture Department and Office of Family and Youth Services.


Kornhauser is the Director of the newly formed Family Arts Collaborative at Millersville University. His workshop will focus on empowering both at risk youth and their families through the arts.


Kornhauser’s plays have been produced at such esteemed venues as The Kennedy Center and La Jolla Playhouse. He has received fellowships and grants from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Doris Duke Foundation, Mid-Atlantic Arts and the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts. His Youth Theatre program for at risk teens and those living with disabilities was honored by the White House as one of the nation’s top arts education initiatives.


The workshop is free, but registration is required. Contact the Lackawanna County Arts & Culture Department Program Coordinator Chris Calvey at 570.963.6590, ext. 106, or calveyc@lackawannacounty.org to make a reservation(s).


ARTS Engage! is a Lackawanna County program that funds low cost or free arts programming. Open to the general public, children from the Office of Family and Youth Services participate in these programs to develop self-esteem and to learn positive social behaviors through the arts. To date, more than 6,000 children have been served.




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