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Encore and the Leadership Center for Excellence Partner for a Special Presentation and Conversation

Join the conversation about positive change in our community! Encore Stage & Studio
and the Leadership Center for Excellence are hosting a special presentation of Flip the Script: The Day Nothing Happened on Saturday, November 5, 2022, at 3 p.m._ _

The family-friendly performance explores the 1959 desegregation of Arlington’s Stratford Junior High School. In February of that year, four African-American students bravely walked through its doors, making Stratford the first public secondary school in Virginia to be desegregated following the landmark _Brown v. Board of Education _Supreme Court ruling.

This special performance and discussion will be held at Thomas Jefferson Community Theatre (125 S. Old Glebe Rd. Arlington, VA 22204).

“Encore’s Flip the Script program is a unique opportunity for students to discover community history and interpret it through the lens of theatre,” says Sara Duke, Executive Director of Encore Stage & Studio. 

Tickets are on sale now at www.encorestage.org. General admission tickets are $15 for adults and $12 for children.

About Encore Stage & Studio

“Theatre by Kids, for Kids!” Founded in 1967, Encore Stage & Studio inspires young people to develop the creativity, empathy, and confidence they need to create meaningful connections with peers and have a positive impact in their communities. 

About the Leadership Center for Excellence

The mission of the Leadership Center for Excellence is to connect, develop, and inspire leaders for personal growth, civic engagement, and community impact.

Photo by Deb Kolt

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