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Monday April 1: How to Combine Social Justice & The Performing Arts (No Fooling!)

Interested in pursuing a career in the performing arts and/or political activism?

Learn how to make a life and a living in the arts with your heart.

Join us for a conversation with Leese Walker ’91.

Monday, April 1, 5:30pm
Career Services Workshop Room
RSVP Here: http://www.wejoinin.com/career.services@dartmouth.edu

Leese is the founder of Strike Anywhere, an education and performance ensemble that promotes free-thinking and greater social awareness through politically-charged original works. As a freelance artist, Leeseā€™s work has included working with an experimental theatre company, performing Shakespearean roles, and playing the Lakota flute with the Wendy Osserman Dance Company.

A long-time core improvising actor with the Walter Thompson Orchestra, Leese also helped them adapt Soundpainting, the live-composing sign language, for theater. In addition to her work with Strike Anywhere, Leese is a freelance a teaching artist at the Brooklyn Academy of Music and Manhattan’s Roundabout Theatre. A past member of the board of Directors for the Network of Ensemble Theatres, her work has been featured on NPR, Radio France and U.S. television.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.dartmouth.edu/~careerblog/2013/03/monday-april-1-how-to-combine-social-justice-the-performing-arts-no-fooling/

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