Bio

12028738_925592444155805_3242427351777068180_oAgnotti Cowie is a Chicago native that is passionate about the intersection of social justice, community dialogue and performing arts. She facilitates workshops employing a variety of pedagogical techniques such as InterPlay, Theatre of the Oppressed and Devising to engage cross-cultural narratives. Since 2011, she has been an executive member of the national InterPlay Board of Directors as well as recently being hired as their Millennial Liaison. She received a bachelor’s degree in Theatre and Sociology from Beloit College, spending a year abroad in Ireland and Hungary doing cross-cultural research and performance. In Ireland, she attended Gaiety School of Acting learning performance techniques and creating original works.  Currently, she is working with a number of a non profit organizations, facilitating workshops in drama, spoken word, storytelling and movement. Recently, she has taken her work around the globe, facilitating workshops in Vietnam, India and Germany. Below is a list of organizations.

International
InterPlay
 – International
Swaraj University – India
Shikshantar: The Peoples’ Institute for Rethinking Education and Development – India
The Urban Ashram – India
YOLA Institute – Vietnam

Organizations
Frida Kahlo Community Organization
Free Street Theater
Jewish Council on Urban Affairs: Teen Program
Teatro Americano
Changing Worlds (Chicago)
Boys and Girls Club – Little Village
CEED@Chicago (Center of Excellence in the Elimination of Disparities)
Christopher House
Response Teen Outreach Center
About Face Theatre Company
Help Yourself After School Program

Schools
Sandoval Elementary
Wheeling Highschool
Earle Elementary
Henson Elementary
Woods Elementary
Francis W. Parker School
Joliet Junior College
Pritzker College Prep

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