Martha Abbey Miller

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Anne Frank…Important for Middle Schoolers

Dear Martha,

     On behalf of the entire seventh grade student body and staff of Medea Creek Middle School, I would like to thank you for your presentations of Anne Frank:  Hiding and Writing on April 18.  I am amazed that you were able to perform such dramatic material three times in a period of just a few hours; but above and beyond that, I must tell you that each presentation was perfectly beautiful.

      Having 100 seventh graders sitting together waiting for – and even listening to – a speaker often results in a lot of chatter and disruption; however, the students were utterly mesmerized by you …   we could have heard a pin drop!   You introduced Anne, you shared her life in the Annex, and then you told the story of what happened – all in the words of Anne and others who were there.   It was a remarkable 45 minutes, which I am sure our students and teachers will always remember.   The resulting questions showed their immense interest in the tale you told;  we were also grateful that you had the time to answer questions and interact with our students. 

     I hope to see you again sometime soon … perhaps at another of your upcoming performances.

     With appreciation and admiration,

    Lynn Paniz, Librarian

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After portraying Margaret Mitchell, Martha chats with Simi Valley Library attendees. 
Photo credit: Kyle Ray, The Acorn Newspapers.

After portraying Margaret Mitchell, Martha chats with Simi Valley Library attendees.

Photo credit: Kyle Ray, The Acorn Newspapers.

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Now Available…Anne Frank: Hiding and Writing

Is your organization looking for a dynamic performance about a person of historical significance? Martha is now booking Anne Frank: Hiding and Writing, a fresh and meaningful look at the story, and the significance, of this young girl’s life. 

Photo credit: Joseph Garcia, Ventura County Star

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