itgetsbetter Tour Visits Milwaukee, Wisconsin #itgetsbettertour


GMCLA’s it gets bet­ter Tour is cur­rently in Mil­wau­kee Wis­con­sin through Sun­day March 2nd.  The cast trav­elled to Mil­wau­kee on Mon­day, checked into their hotels,  and that evening par­tic­i­pated in the Com­mu­nity Cho­rus Rehearsal at the Mar­cus Cen­ter for the Per­form­ing Arts.

On Tues­day they pre­sented the IGB Expe­ri­ence at Pulaski High School and later that after­noon for stu­dents who attend UWM.

On Wednes­day, Feb­ru­ary 26, the it gets bet­ter Tour pre­sented the IGB Expe­ri­ence at The Alliance School. The school was char­tered in 2005  ”…with the goal of pro­vid­ing a safe and accept­ing envi­ron­ment for all stu­dents. The Alliance School is a place where it’s okay to be black, white, gay, straight, gothic, Bud­dhist, Chris­t­ian, or just plain unique!”

In the after­noon the group pre­sented the IGB Jour­ney to the local Com­mu­nity Spon­sors at an event held at 88.9 Mil­wau­kee Radio.

Thurs­day morn­ing saw the tour mak­ing a major pre­sen­ta­tion to the Mil­wau­kee Tour’s spon­sor,  North­west­ern Mutual via their new LGBTA Employee Resource Group. Then in the after­noon a smaller, more inti­mate, dia­logue fol­lowed with stu­dents at UWM.

Fri­day saw the tour mak­ing two stops. In the morn­ing we pre­sented at South Mil­wau­kee High, fol­lowed by Case High School in Racine, WI. The stu­dents at both schools fielded great ques­tions and were com­pletely engaged.

Sat­ur­day was a very busy day. In the morn­ing the tour con­ducted the World Cafe spon­sored by Mar­quette University’s Gen­der and Sex­u­al­ity Resource Cen­ter at the Alumni Memo­r­ial Union. In the after­noon the entire Com­mu­nity Cho­rus rehearsed with the cast, fol­lowed by musi­cal run throughs by the cast. In the evening, the Boom­Bar hosted a karaoke event!

The full pro­duc­tion of the it gets bet­ter Tour occurred on Sun­day evening. Despite it being “Oscar Sun­day,” about 800 braved bit­ter cold weather to come to the Mar­cus Cen­ter to enjoy the performance.

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From Mil­wau­kee, Wis­con­sin, posted by it gets bet­ter Tour on 2/24/2014 (64 items)

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