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The other day Maya, our Program Manager, shared an experience she had with high schoolers during a program. She was facilitating an activity with them called “The Great Game of Power”. We use this activity to explore a particular group’s dynamics, perceptions, and experiences around power. Her story had quite an impact on me. I […]

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Group Discussion

David Molnar has been a part of the Mirror Image Arts team for the past 4 years. As our pro-bono evaluation specialist he has deepened our work by helping us track and prove that youth who participate in our program have cognitive empathy growth. He also continuously pushes us to think in new and innovative […]

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By Mitch Marquez, miARTS Teaching Artist I’m very lucky to have stumbled upon Mirror Image Arts. I wasn’t looking for anything even in this realm of work. I wasn’t really looking for work in theater, I definitely wasn’t looking for anything having to do with education or working with people in the community. I was […]

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By Chelsea Anderson, MY Denver Instructor, Denver Parks and Recreation I spent most of my life in a very small town in Northern Wisconsin, and then a few years going to school in Madison, and one solid year exploring the city of LA. Last year I decided to make another move, hoping to find somewhere […]

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It’s the end of the year again – another 365 days around the sun – and I can’t help but celebrate! Why? Because every month this past year seemed to bring amazing new developments for Mirror Image Arts. My main joy this past year has been the culture that Mirror Image Arts is cultivating not […]

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A Performance Exploring Community, Change, and Coming of Age in the Lincoln Park/La Alma Neighborhood Denver Parks and Recreation and Mirror Image Arts have teamed up to create a unique theatrical experience based on over 45 community interviews with the La Alma-Lincoln Park residents. “The Heart” resulted from the “Speak Up, Speak Out” project, a […]

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Fulfillment, enrichment, empowerment. This sequence of words describes what it has meant for us to volunteer for Mirror Image Arts during the course of this past year. Ashley and I are the event chairs for the “I Got Your Back” annual fundraiser, and together we have volunteered over 180 hours. Both Ashley and I are […]

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How old are you? 17 What school do you attend? East High School What is your favorite subject in school? I’m very passionate about science, not just hard chemistry or biology(though I do love them). But the science of learning about people, the mind, and society is what really has my heart. “Soft sciences” or […]

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By: Maya Osterman, Program Coordinator I feel like this last month has been filled by me telling anyone and everyone who will listen that I am officially a full time Applied Theatre practitioner! I have had the honor of working with Mirror Image Arts for the past two years, and feel so lucky to call […]

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Mirror Image Arts is a theatre for young audiences, simply stated, we work for and with young people. Here, Sam Provenzano, an alumni artist of Mirror Image Arts, shares an international perspective. I recently came back to the U.S. from two weeks in Cape Town, South Africa where I attended an international Theatre for Young […]

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