You are invited to attend a special community presentation

by the Scene Inside Theatre Company at Homestead Correctional Institution

This musical was written in collaboration with LaVonne Canfield and the women of the Scene Inside Theatre Company at HCI with original musical score by New World School of the Arts alum Patrick Falcon.   

Sunday, May 19, 2013

4:00pm - 6:00pm

What impressions do the Fairy Tales of our youth have on our feelings and thoughts about what it is to be a woman? Join us on this comical yet poignant journey into Everland. Meet Little Red, Brier Rose, Cinderella, Snow White along with a cadre of other familiar characters as we explore seduction, incarceration, family, cosmetic surgery, jealousy, domestic violence, and redemption.

To be considered for admittance, you must submit a security information form to ArtSpring by May 13th in order for the Florida Department of Corrections to conduct a criminal background check for each guest requesting to attend.  Guests must be at least 18 years old. Reservations will be confirmed by email.


Click here to Download form (Word document) 

 While the program is scheduled to begin at 4:00pm and end at 6:00pm, please allow extra time before and after for entry and departure through security. Directions to the prison will be provided upon confirmation of approved security clearance.

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  Suggested donation per person $25

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ArtSpring Artist Facilitator La Vonne Canfield reads a writing from the BGAP workshop at Books & Books in Coral Gables on 5/15/07. Seated behind her are readers who also took part.
From left to right: Vicki Lopez Lukis, Ellen Shishko and Marcia Frazier; and (not pictured) Leslie Neal, Brenda Valencia Aldana, Queen Brown, Chrystie Martinez and Khadijah Rolle.
Numbers too big to ignore.
64: Percentage of girls in detention in Miami-Dade County who report being abused at least one time in their lives (half were abused by a parent).
59: Percentage of girls in detention who have moved homes five or more times in their lives; percentage of girls whose parents are or have been incarcerated.
53: Percentage of those girls whose parents have a history of substance abuse.
49: Percentage of all girls in detention who report self-mutilation.
33: Percentage of girls in detention who have attempted suicide.
80: Percentage of incarcerated women who are mothers.
90: Percentage of women in prison who have been abused.
551: Percentage of increase of Florida's female prison population between 1977 and 2004.


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