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SILENTLY SPOKEN: At right, Naomi Ekperigin í05, a member of the  National Theatre of the Deaf of West Hartford, Conn. conducts a lecture-demonstration as part of the Center for the Artís World Family Arts Series Feb. 25 in World Music Hall. During the lecture she invited members of the audience to participate and learn sign language.

Ekperigin, center, narrates and translates as her deaf actors, Chris and Pinky, perform using American Sign Language. The National Theatre of the Deaf performances have received one Grammy nomination and one Tony Award.
Ekperigin asks Jared, pictured in center, how he would sign the word "tree."
Wesleyan students Jesse Young '06 and Kaneza Schaal '06 act an impromptu performance on driving a car using only facial expressions and gestures during the Theatre of the Deaf demonstration. (Photos by Olivia Bartlett)