More student voices

This is timely – new student-produced theater from the company that created the play Normal last year (see schedule below).

Normal…is an original theater production focused on teens and bullying. Two dozen teens in Loudoun County developed the play with aims to expose the life of teens as they work through issues surrounding bullying, self-esteem, decision-making and being authentic.

Timely, because it provides a reminder of how many times the Loudoun County Public Schools administration has intervened in student expression and access to ideas because they were afraid of inciting censorious parents. Once again, with this embarrassingTangoepisode, we have seen them cave to the heckler’s veto. It’s a pattern that needs to be stopped, for the good of everyone in our community.

Read about the play Normal and how the LCPS administration refused to allow its promotion in our public schools last year:

Listening to youth?
The trouble with Normal
Another chance to see Normal

The folks who brought us this production last year, the Creative Youth Theater Foundation, along with Loudoun Youth Initiative, are now presenting the following:

A show about bullying, performed by Middle School Troupe

Friday, Feb. 22, 7pm at the Hill School
Saturday, Feb. 23, 7pm at Belmont Ridge Middle School
Sunday, Feb. 24, 3pm at Harmony Intermediate School

A show about communication, performed by High School Troupe

Saturday, Feb. 23, 7pm at Dominion High School
Sunday, Feb. 24, 3pm at Potomac Falls High School

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