Tim Robbins Has Prison Drama Class That Cuts Recidivism in Half


Actor Tim Robbins has dramatically cut repeat offender rates for prisoners who take his acting class behind bars. Six out of every 10 inmates in California will commit another crime and return to prison within three years of their release. Robbins’ program has cut that rate in half. The reason is because the drama workshops give prisoners a way to express their emotions. It was created by The Actors’ Gang — a theater production and … MORE