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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 27-30, 2017

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.

  • February 2 12:00 Noon - Harriet Tubman History Alive - Bridge Valley Community and Technical College, Charleston, WV

  • February 4 11am - Harriet Tubman History Alive - Kanawha County Public Library, Charleston, WV

  • February 8 12:15pm - Bessie Coleman: American Aviatrix - portrayed by Ilene Evans - Eastern WV Community and Technical College

  • February 12 7pm - Coralie Franklin Cook: Lifting As We Climb - Portrayed by Ilene Evans - Curtis Freewill Baptist Church 47 Storer College Place Harpers Ferry, WV

  • February 19 - Eslanda Robeson: I will Not Sit Still - St. Paul AME Church, 61 Beechurst Ave., Morgantown, WV

  • March 2 12:00 Noon - Eslanda Robeson: I will Not Sit Still – Portrayed by Ilene Evans - Fairmont State University, Fairmont, WV

  • March 18 4pm - Harriet Tubman History Alive - Nutter Fort Public Library 1300 Buckhannon Pike

  • March 22 12:15pm - Pearl Buck and Eslanda Robeson Portrayed by Karen Vuranch and Ilene Evans - Eastern WV Community and Technical College