IAS News

Students and elders with early-stage memory loss connect through art

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IAS faculty member Deborah Hathaway has partnered with Edmonds Center for the Arts and Silver Kite Community Arts to offer elders and UW Bothell freshmen the intergenerational course, “Making Art Together.” Through the course, older adults facing early-stage memory loss will work collaboratively with UW Bothell students to share their experiences and transform their stories into short theatrical performances. UW Bothell students ...

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UW Bothell and Alyssa Burnett Adult Life Center students collaborate through drama

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Last fall IAS faculty member Deborah Hathaway’s students joined students at Seattle Children’s Alyssa Burnett Adult Life Center (ABC) to study drama and co-create an applied theatre community. The collaborative partnership challenged all of the students to learn acting and performance technique, and actively practice and embody the curricular goals of creating an inclusive community. ABC is ...

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