ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK's Kate Mulgrew Appears at Rikers Island Performance Today
The Stella Adler Studio of Acting and the Rose M. Singer Center at Rikers Island will host a performance of movement, poetry and monologues by women inmates from the Rose M. Singer Center today, December 3, from 12 PM to 2 PM. Kate Mulgrew, an avid supporter and board member of the Stella Adler Studio of Acting and ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK cast member, will be on hand to discuss the outreach program.
Over 20 female inmates received theater training as part of this program by the Stella Adler Studio of Acting's Outreach Division. The three-month training program focused on core voice and speech techniques, movement, poetry and monologues.
Started in 2004, the Stella Adler Outreach Division brings theater and arts training to underserved populations and is dedicated to actively addressing today's social injustices, including issues related to incarceration and recidivism.
It all takes place at the Rose M. Singer Center, Rikers Island, 19-19 Hazen Street East Elmhurst, NY 11370.
The Stella Adler Studio of Acting is an acting school based in New York City founded by actress and teacher Stella Adler in 1949. Adler founded the Studio on her belief in the seriousness of her art. Adler and the school have trained many of the brilliant actors of our time. The Stella Adler Studio of Acting is a nonprofit organization, which trains over 500 actors annually. The Studio also presents public lectures, poetry readings, concerts, theater performances, dance theater events and an annual arts festival. For more information, go to www.stellaadler.com.