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Kathryn Lewis

Air date 02/03/13

This week, Malcolm White talks to the recepient of the 2013 Governor's Arts Awards for Arts in Education, Kathryn Lewis.  As Theatre Director at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College, Lewis was a driving force for 32 years.  She founded the Perk Players Children’s Theatre Touring Company, now celebrating its 43rd touring season.  Under her direction, the Perk Players performed over 1,200 shows to audiences of over 500,000 children at 800 schools free of charge in south Mississippi;  Lewis is also co-founder and director of the Telling Trees Project – a project to research, document, and present our past through oral histories and the arts.


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