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Brainstorm-troupers besiege LLW

 

June 5, 2018

Larry Holcombe/Daily Globe

Rodney Rice, left, comes to the aid of John Wray during a Brainstormers presentation of a student-written play at Luther L. Wright School Monday morning in Ironwood. The three-person educational acting troupe returned to LLW to perform five plays written by students in grades 2 through 6 since the troupe's visit in May. The play adapted from a true story by one of the students about a bicycle accident he had. Many of the plays included volunteer actors from the audience enlisted moments before the action.

By LARRY HOLCOMBE

lholcombe@yourdailyglobe.com

IRONWOOD - More than 200 Luther L. Wright elementary school children attended a high-energy presentation on creative writing Monday morning.

Brainstormers - a traveling acting troupe pitching writing skills and based in downstate Royal Oak - returned for Parts 2 and 3 of an ongoing writers workshop aimed at grades 2 through 6 that began in May.

The three-member troupe set up a curtain at one end of the gym and set out to perform - with some help from some audience members - five short stories written and submitted by the students since their la...



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