Artistic Way to Spend Spring Break

TRENTON - Some students at the University of Maine are using their spring break to channel their artistic side.

 

They're traveling to schools across the state to perform a folktale written by Carol Korty, a guest artist at the University.

 

The show is about a young girl who feels like she doesn't fit in, and a witch that lives in a walking house.

 

Korty hopes it's a learning experience for both the audience members and the cast.

 

"For our college students, they see the effect of theater on young children, and notice the difference whether the children are in the early elementary or the upper middle school, " says Korty.

 

The students will also perform the play at the U-Maine campus on
Saturday, March 22nd.

Andrew Scheinthal

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Andrew joined the WVII ABC 7 and WFVX FOX 22 News team in June of 2012. Since a young child he always wanted to pursue a career in Broadcast Journalism, and is honored to start his journey in Eastern Maine. He enjoys nothing more than meeting the members of the community and sharing their stories with our viewers.

Raised in Houston, Texas, Andrew graduated from Suffolk University located in Boston, Massachusetts where he majored in Communications. Before moving up to the Pine Tree State, Andrew was a student reporter for The Morning Show on New England Cable News (NECN).

When not in the newsroom, Andrew enjoys volunteering at the Bangor Humane Society. You can see him there at least once a week interacting with many of the dogs. He also enjoys cooking, reading, watching his favorite movies, and going to the gym.

Make sure to say hi when you see him on the streets, and mention Finding Nemo (his favorite movie) if you want some brownie points!

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