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Odyssey Beyond Bars expands!

“In finding yourself, you discover an array of beauty within. You discover that you actually are intelligent, when your teachers and classmates had written you off as dumb because you didn’t apply yourself. Now you’ve …

UW Odyssey Project Class of 2021

Despite battling COVID, deaths of loved ones, homelessness, domestic abuse, parenting stress, lost wages, and physical and mental health challenges, the UW-Madison Odyssey Class of 2021 beat the odds. Thirty-five students graduated in a virtual …

Thespians come out of their shells

“How am I going to die today?” Loche asked herself as she entered UW–Madison’s Hemsley Theatre for Onward Odyssey’s first-ever Acting Techniques class. Professor Baron Kelly notes of Loche and her nine classmates, “The students …

Remembering a class MVP

Students in the Odyssey Class of 2021 called one classmate their MVP, hero, warrior-scholar and inspiration. Lifelong learner Diane Walton logged on from the hospital to read scenes from A Raisin in the Sun, even …

Odyssey staff garner awards!

Shortly after announcing Odyssey theater professor Baron Kelly’s national honor and Odyssey cofounder Jean Feraca’s selection for the Athena Award, we learned that Odyssey’s Director of Development and Community Partnerships, Jenny Pressman, had been chosen …