Hays to Conduct Residency at Stone High School

Emily Sumrall’s 9th grade students will work with Teaching Artist/writer/theatre specialist and Director of the Nationally Recognized “Wings” program Tonya Hays  beginning during the Fall Semester of 2015 at Stone High School. Stone High is one of 20 schools in Mississippi to receive an Arts Residency Grant from the Mississippi Alliance for Arts Education (MAAE). The MAAE goal is to impart knowledge that will carry over to additional long -term education for students in all academic areas.

Emily Sumrall and Tonya Hays
Emily Sumrall and Tonya Hays

From Page to Stage

Join us for “From Page to Stage” – Sharing Your Community’s Voice. This event is presented by writer/director/actress Tonya Hays, artistic director of the Nationally Award Winning Wings program at the Lynn Meadows Discovery Center.

Where: Community Arts Center, Perkinston Campus- MS Gulf Coast Community College, Perkinston, MS

When: June 20, 2015, 9-noon.

Friends and Family are invited to a brown bag lunch performance at noon. This program is in partnership with MS Gulf Coast Community College, the Stone County Telling Trees Project, Stone County Economic Development Partnership, and Festival South. This program is open and free to the public and is of special interest to citizens who are interested in story gathering and telling.

For additional information contact Tonya Hays – phone: (228-860-6336) or Kathryn Lewis – phone 228-697-4505.