In this episode of The Important Podcast, you will meet Suraya Keating who teaches classical Shakespeare acting to prison inmates in the United States.
For over fifteen years, Suraya has combined her knowledge of psychology, counseling, mindfulness, theatre and acting to facilitate Drama Therapy workshops to serve marginalized populations, including at-risk youth, children with special needs, adults with developmental disabilities, prison inmates and others. This is her story.
TedX San Quentin: Parallel Plays – “Ever wonder how prisoners greet each other or what they think about love? Based on themes from Shakespeare, watch two original theater pieces written by incarcerated men drawn from their real-life experience.”
Jared Polivka’s mission is to serve others while living a light-hearted, present, empathetic and responsible life. Jared serves nonprofits at Donorbox.org, teaches at The Joy of Improv and advises various technology startups and organizations. Stay in touch with Jared on Instagram and Twitter.