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This Above All

By M.F.A. Acting Class of 2012
Directed by Maureen Ryan
Roy Bowen Theatre

February 16 - 18 at 7:30 PM
February 19 at 3:00 PM
February 23 - 25 at 7:30 PM
February 26 at 3:00 PM
March 1 - 3 at 7:30 PM

The company of 9 MFA actors has devised a new work based on the international partnership between Ohio State and the Royal Shakespeare Company. The partnership, focused on bringing the RSC's innovative “Stand Up For Shakespeare” educational programming to American schools, has provided training to dozens of area teachers and theatre artists committed to exposing students to rewarding learning opportunities through the plays of William Shakespeare. The show explores, dissects, and questions the experiences we have had training with the RSC’s education team, our work in elementary, middle, and high school classrooms, and our research into the troubling state of education in America - all with an keen eye fixed on the vast and timeless wisdom passed down in the form of Shakespeare’s plays.

For more information about RSC’s Stand Up for Shakespeare initiative, visit

Sun Feb 19, 2012 3pm – 4:45pm Eastern Time
Roy Bowen Theatre, Drake Performance and Event Center, 1849 Cannon Drive, Columbus, Ohio 43210 (map)