The Gesu School, an independent Catholic, Jesuit school, hosted the Holocaust-oriented "Butterfly Project," presented by the Wolf Performing Arts Center of Wynnewood.
Gesu School, an independent Catholic, Jesuit school located in North Philadelphia, hosted a performance of "The Butterfly Project," an interactive program featuring the Celeste Raspanti play, I Never Saw Another Butterfly, based on poems and art created by children in the concentration camp of Terezin during the Holocaust.
The project, now in its fourth season of touring, was presented by the Wolf Performing Arts Center on March 11. The center, based in Wynnewood, is dedicated to the education and teaching through theatrical experience, offering instruction from pre-school to fifth grade.
Discussions post-performance focused on projects related to the play undertaken by Gesu students in preparation for the program.
Also attending were students of the St. Joseph's Preparatory School and Young Scholars Charter School, both also located in North Philadelphia.