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Travel Machine Takes Campers on World Adventures

by Natalie Goodnow, Artistic Associate

From June 18-22, Theatre Action Project campers at University of Texas in Austin “traveled” the globe, seeking to document cultural and arts traditions from throughout the world. We warmed up our imaginations and then embarked in our travel machine to fulfill our mission: to save the peoples of the world from the effects of the harrowing “sameness gas.”  We received (imaginary) letters with pleas for help from:

  • Afghanistan
  • Brazil
  • France
  • Japan
  • South Africa

Campers explored the cultures of several countries

We then created our very own World Adventure Guides and a museum to share what we discovered with our friends and families.  Thank you to the UT Dept. of Theatre and Dance for making the adventures possible!

About creativeactionaustin

We are based in Austin, Texas and reach more than 16,000 young people every year through our unique blend of theatre and education programs.Our programs expose young people to critical social problems and offer opportunities for them to creatively think about how they can be a part of solutions to these problems. Creative Action is a unique blend of art and education – for us, the two are intertwined. We believe that using the arts as a teaching method provides a fun, engaging and inspiring way to learn – it incorporates the whole mind and body.

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