JOIN LEAGUE MEMBERS AT THE FALL KICKOFF
SEPTEMBER 24 5-7pm
MCINNIS PARK CLUB RESTAURANT
|350 Smith Ranch Road, San Rafael
$10 Donation RSVP online or 415-507-0824
COMMUNITY SERVICE AWARD
MARY KAY SWEENEY, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, HOMEWARD BOUND
"The Transformative Power of Arts in Prison"
Lesley Currier, Managing Director of Marin Shakespeare Company
After studying at Princeton University (BA) and U.C. Irvine (MA), Lesley and her husband Robert came to Marin to found Marin Shakespeare Company. Since 1989 they have produced and directed award-winning summer productions, created education programs for over 5,000 students each year, and founded Shakespeare for Social Justice, which provides rehabilitation through acting in 11 California State Prisons.
Dameion Brown, Artist-in-Residence, Marin Shakespeare Company
Dameion is a full-time Artist-in-Residence at Marin Shakespeare Company where he acts, teaches at-risk youth at youth correctional facilities, and serves as a community ambassador and inspirational speaker.
He spent 23 years in prison, where he discovered Shakespeare as part of Marin Shakespeare Company’s Shakespeare at Solano Prison program.