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Deana's Educational Theater Presents: The Community Series

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Dates:Thu from 6/24/21 - 8/19/21
Hours:7:00-8:15pm
Ages:Kids, Teens, Adults
In/Outdoor:Indoor
Cost:$ see below
Category:Performances
The Community Series invites viewers to sample a number of DETís plays over the course of the summer and provides an opportunity for youth and adults alike to open challenging conversations about bullying, digital footprint, dating violence prevention, and more.

Audiences will also learn practical tools that they can immediately enact in their daily lives to ensure healthy relationships and even save lives.

Schedule (All performances are held via Zoom on Thursdays at 7pm):

Thursday, June 24: The Yellow Dress (recommended for high school students, college students, and adults): Anna and Rickís relationship begins as young love, full of passion and promise, but before long, Anna begins to notice startling changes in her boyfriendís behavior.

In this powerful one-woman play, Anna's story serves as a cautionary tale about the Cycle of Abuse.

Thursday, July 8: Remote Control (recommended for grades 7 and up): Josh and Amy seem like the perfect couple, but their friend, Darryl, notices some behaviors that could be signs of trouble.

In this interactive play, Darryl steps out of the action to seek the audienceís advice and learns about the important role bystanders can play in preventing abuse.

Thursday, July 22: The Zoom Room (recommended for grades 4 and up): Terry is nervous about starting at a new school but quickly finds a friend in Chris, who is in Terryís grade.

Unfortunately, Jordan, the most popular kid at school, isnít so welcoming and immediately begins bullying Terry.

How can Chris help Terry out while staying on Jordanís good side?

In this interactive play, Chris appeals to the audience for suggestions on how to step in and stand up for whatís right.

Thursday, August 5: The Lesson (recommended for grades 8 and up): Dakota and Leigh Ann used to be friends, good friends.

That is, until Leigh Ann and Vic start dating and Leigh Ann learns about a compromising photo Dakota sent to Vic.

As these three students grapple with the choices they make online, the play explores the consequences of cyberbullying and asks thought-provoking questions about how communities can create a culture that prevents bullying before it starts.

Thursday, August 19: The Yellow Dress (encore performance) (recommended for high school students, college students, and adults)

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True Cost, Pay-It-Forward, and Donation-Based admission

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bit.ly/DETCommunity

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4 Railroad Avenue Suite 310, Wakefield, MA, 01880 map

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