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The Holocaust Remembrance Day Project: Dr. Korczak and the Children

Monument to Dr. Janusz Korczak in Warsaw

Wednesday, April 15 | 7 p.m. J. Russell and Bonita Nelson Fine Arts Center, studio 133 51 East 10th Street, Tempe

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The Holocaust Remembrance Day Project is a performance event created around the play, Dr. Korczak and the Children, which examines heroism and memory in the Holocaust through the life of Dr. Janusz Korczak. This performance event, staged on Yom Ha’Shoah (Holocaust Remembrance Day), includes a talk by Dr. Erika Hughes; a staged reading of Dr. Korczak and the Children; and a post-show discussion/workshop aout memory and heroism.


directed by Elizabeth Schildkret 2014-2015 recipient of the Joan Frazer Memorial Award in Judaism & the Arts at Arizona State University Doctoral student, Theatre for Youth Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts

with Dr. Erika Hughes Assistant Professor, School of Film, Dance and Theatre Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts

this event is supported by: Joan Frazer Memorial Award in Judaism & the Arts at Arizona State University, a designated scholarship of the Jewish Studies Program; the Jewish Studies Program, an academic unit of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences; and School of Film, Dance and Theatre, an academic unit of the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts


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