Stephani Etheridge Woodson, associate professor in the School of Film, Dance and Theatre and director for the Theatre for Youth PhD and MFA programs, won the Distinguished Book Award from the American Alliance for Theatre and Education for her book, Theatre for Youth Third Space. Performance, Democracy and Community Cultural Development.
"The book offers a new way of thinking around how we can use theatre to build a more just and democratic world and I am honored to receive this award from such an important national organization," Woodson says.
Art makes a difference in peoples lives. The award will be presented at AATEs 29th annual national convention this July in Boston, Massachusetts.