The Shakespeare Prison Project (SPP), directed by Communication Professor Jonathan Shailor, is a partnership between the University of Wisconsin-Parkside and Racine Correctional Institution (Sturtevant, Wisconsin). Each year, prisoners study, rehearse, and perform a Shakespeare play. They also create original autobiographical performances inspired by their work with Shakespeare. Through this 12-month process, participants develop self-awareness, communication skills, empathy, and conflict resolution skills.
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