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Beth Osnes

performance artist, writer, professor, climate communicator

Beth Osnes PhD, is an Associate Professor of Theatre and Environmental Studies at the University of Colorado and co-director of Inside the Greenhouse, an initiative for creative climate communication (www.insidethegreenhouse.net). She recently toured an original musical Shine to facilitate local youth voices on energy and climate in resilience planning, and her book on this Performance for Resilience: Engaging Youth on Energy and Climate through Music, Movement, and Theatre was recently published. Her book Theatre for Women’s Participation in Sustainable Development includes her work on gender equity (www.speak.world). She is featured in the award-winning documentary Mother: Caring for 7 Billion (www.motherthefilm.com).

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It Starts with Us
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It Starts with Us

Young Women’s Reflections on Performance Intersecting with Climate

30 April 2020

Beth Osnes shares her experience working on performances with young women at the intersection of feminism and climate change.