VOICES UNCAGED

"The human VOICE is the organ of the Soul." 
-Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

 

WHO WE ARE

Finding your Voice

Our lives are made up of more than just waking up, working, and sleeping. To fully feel human, we must find our passion. We must find out what drives us. We must find

out who we truly are, or in other words:

We must find our voice.

Through storytelling, improv, work with Shakespearean text, acting, and performance, participants with Voices UnCaged will do just that.  We work with incarcerated individuals around the country and have been in residence at Groveland Correctional Facility in Western New York every summer since 2016.

The program began in 2015 as a pilot program at Arkansas Community Corrections.  After receiving a Creative Community Fellowship from National Arts Strategies, the program began a partnership with Shake on the Lake Shakespeare.  Since then, Voices UnCaged has been to conferences, given presentations and lectures at universities around the country, and recieved support from the New York State Council on the Arts.

 

WHY?

THEATRE

ARTS

EDUCATION

 
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Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once we grow up.

Picasso

 
 
Upcoming Events
Voices UnCaged In-Residence @ Groveland
Mon, Jun 15
Groveland Correctional Facility
Jun 15, 7:00 PM – Jun 26, 7:00 PM
Groveland Correctional Facility, 7000 Sonyea Rd, Sonyea, NY 14556, USA
VUC goes back to Groveland for another educational residency.
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Richard III @ Groveland
Sat, Jul 07
Sonyea
Jul 07, 2018, 1:00 PM
Sonyea, Sonyea, NY 14437, USA
Shake on the Lake brings their annual Shakespeare tour inside Groveland Correctional Facility.
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Romeo and Juliet @ Groveland
Sat, Jul 29
Sonyea
Jul 29, 2017, 2:00 PM
Sonyea, Sonyea, NY 14437, USA
Shake on the Lake brings their professional production of ROMEO AND JULIET inside Groveland Correctional Facility.
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Unlocking Mass Incarceration
Fri, Oct 07
University of Central Arkansas
Oct 07, 2016, 3:00 PM
University of Central Arkansas, 201 Donaghey Ave, Conway, AR 72035, USA
Founder and Artistic Director, Chad Bradford, gives a talk about Voices UnCaged for UCA Honors College Challenge Week.
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VOICES UNCAGED BLOG

In this section you will find articles about Theatre in Prison as well as offerings and pieces of art from Voices UnCaged participants, teaching artists, and partners.

 
 

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CONTACT VOICES UNCAGED

PO Box 57, Silver Lake, NY 14549

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