LEEC and Playmakers Partner to Provide Environmental Education Play

Release Date: 02/06/2014

Feb. 6, 2014 -- The Louisiana Environmental Education Commission has an exciting offer for selected K-5 schools. Playmakers of Baton Rouge has partnered with LEEC to create and present an educational play focusing on watersheds. This play will be offered to selected underserved schools in Louisiana free of charge!

Playmakers of Baton Rouge, Inc. (playmakersbr.org) is Louisiana’s only professional theatre dedicated to bringing quality live theatrical productions to young audiences across the state. Founded in 1982, Playmakers is proud to continue providing excellent educational and entertaining opportunities to thousands of children and adults, through the annual Summer Neighborhood Tour, Spring Elementary School Tour, Drama Classes and Camps, Season Productions including Youth Company productions, and the Wally Wise Guy Educational Safety Mini-Tour.

Playmakers is staging a sneak preview performance at the Environmental Education State Symposium in Shreveport on the evening of February 21st. Symposium attendees from schools across the state will be given priority to register their underserved schools for a live performance!  To find out more about this extraordinary opportunity go to http://www.wlf.louisiana.gov/louisiana-environmental-education-symposium.

Apply to have Playmakers of Baton Rouge perform at your underserved school at http://www.wlf.louisiana.gov/playmakers. For more information, contact Thomas Gresham, Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Assistant Environmental Education Coordinator, at tgresham@wlf.la.gov or 225-765-0124.

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