Beth Osnes PhD, is an Associate Professor of Theatre at the University of Colorado Boulder, and is an associate of the Environmental Studies faculty. She is passionate about using theatre as a tool for women and youth to author a new story towards positive social change. She is co-founder and co-director of Inside the Greenhouse, an endowed initiative on the CU campus to inspire creative communication on climate. She recently toured her original new musical Shine to select cities that are a part of the Rockefeller Foundation 100 Resilient Cities Initiative to engage youth voices in resilience planning. Shine has been performed by local youth from 2015 to 2017 in Boulder, New York City, London, New Orleans, Chicago, Tuba City, AZ (within the Navajo Nation), Malope, South Africa, and Brookfield, CT.
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