Etty: A Conversation

Etty is a one-woman play adapted from the diaries and letters of Etty Hillesum, a 28 year-old Jewish student living in the German-occupied Netherlands. As the world closes in around her, Etty digs deep into her soul to root out hatred and bitterness, and finds a freedom within herself that is unshakeable, believing that humanity is the best and only solution for survival. Using only Etty Hillesum’s words, the play presents one woman’s struggle to sustain humanity in the face of brutality.

This program for middle and high schools includes these options:

  • A dramatic performance with interactive discussion and student activities
  • A Student Master Class
  • Supplemental student workshops
  • A professional development workshop for teachers
  • A Teacher’s Curriculum Guide designed by Chhange with activities for students
  • Student materials

All workshops are adapted to address the needs of the students, teachers, and curriculum.

For more information:

Website of Susan Stein, author of Etty.

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