Week one at St. Joseph’s Villa basically entailed everything we had expected. First we arrived at St. Joseph’s Villa to meet Timone, a familiar face who had given us a tour of the campus a week prior. Timone let us know that we’d be meeting a few participants for the first time. He also mentioned that though we’d only be meeting three last Thursday, that more would be jumping on board and there was the potential for ten participants.
After meeting up with Timone we made our way over to the Chapel, outside of which we met our first three participants. Though the conversation was a little scarce at first, our group soon fell into comfort and began to make conversation with the three young men we had just met. After a little getting to know one another, we moved into the plot of the play and finally, a little bit of casting. One of the young men took a liking to the evil side of things, sending him in the direction of the witches, while others wanted to be more benevolent characters such as Banquo. Hopefully next week we’ll get the chance to meet some new participants and hopefully move forward with the casting!