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Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern


The grant will help support instructors and keep the class free, according to Piven Artistic Director Jennifer Green.

Piven Theatre named NEA grant recipient for supporting artists with developmental disabilities

February 8, 2024

Kevin D’Ambrosio has worked as a stage and voice actor for more than two decades, but he said he’s rarely seen projects like the Piven Empowerment through Enrichment Program. “As a person with...

Jenni, played by Laurie Larson, and Jerry, played by Dev Kennedy, learn how to ballroom dance and communicate with each other in person in Piven Theatre’s staging of “Dance for Beginners.”

Piven Theatre premieres new play on long-distance, later-in-life love

May 10, 2017

A dance competition will take center stage in Piven Theatre’s 2017 capstone production, bringing together two older, long-distance lovers. “Dance for Beginners” will premiere Saturday at the Piven...

Piven Theatre Workshop hosts new improv series

February 11, 2015

Evanston’s Piven Theatre Workshop is hosting a new program called Anytime/Anywhere: The Piven Improvisation Series. The program, which runs from Feb. 7 to March 1, involves students, adults, teachers...

 Jennifer Green, co-founder of the Urban Teacher Center, gives a talk about education reform at Annenberg Hall on Wednesday night. The center is an alternative teacher preparation program.

Educational reformer speaks at Northwestern about improving teacher training

January 29, 2014

The co-founder of the Urban Teacher Center came to Northwestern on Wednesday to speak about her career and the state of education in the United States. Jennifer Green, who once worked as a teacher...

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