Voices From the Earth, Inc. is a theater arts organization based in Thomas, WV that has been serving the community since 1991.

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In the Voice of Our Ancestors
First Person Historical Narrative Retreat/Workshop
Hosted by Ilene Evans
April 28 - May 1, 2016

In the Voice of Our Ancestors is an intensive working weekend focused on building your skills and confidence in performance of your first person narrative character portrayal.

The Retreat / Workshop will include:
• Warm-ups – creative exercises for your body and voice
• Journaling – private time and reflecting the internal dialogue with your character
• Song, sound and music – learning and sharing from the old and new
• Writing - scripting and monologue structure
• Building the drama – turning point, crossroads in telling your story
• Research – introduction and discussion on the process and options available
• Physical characterizations - improvisations and physical aspects of your character
• Connecting with the Natural Rhythms – private and guided time
• One on one time to address your and your character’s specific needs
• Group activities to celebrate and share our creativity.

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   Upcoming Events
   Please see our Calendar for a full listing of events.

  • January 25 - History Alive: Harriet Tubman - St. Francis Central Catholic School

  • February 9 1pm & 2pm - History Alive: Harriet Tubman - Daniels Elementary School

  • February 11 9:30am - History Alive: Harriet Tubman Kingwood Elementary School

  • February 13 1pm - Storytelling Workshop – Upshur Arts Alliance - WV Wesleyan Performing Arts Center, Buckhannon, WV

  • February 15 6pm - History Alive: Harriet Tubman – PTO Parent Night - Lewisburg Elementary School, Lewisburg, WV

  • February 18 - Ethel Waters: Taking a Chance on Love - VFTE Chautauqua Program, Eastern West Virginia Community and Technical College

  • February 21 3pm - VFTE Chautauqua Black History Month Tour - St. Paul AME Church, Morgantown, WV

  • February 21-26 - VFTE Chautauqua Black History Month Tour