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Inmates at the California Rehabilitation Center in Norco perform in the Actors' Gang Prison Project, an acting program intended to help discourage recidivism.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times

Inmates in the audience laugh and applaud as their their fellow inmates perform.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times

Inmates at the California Rehabilitation Center in Norco perform as a part of the Actors' Gang Prison Project.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times

Actors' Gang Outreach Director Sabra Williams, left, and Artistic Director Tim Robbins, playing drums, are shown during a session at the California Rehabilitation Center in Norco.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times

Inmates laugh as they watch fellow inmates act in their graduation performance.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times

Inmates put on makeup before their graduation performance in the Actors' Gang Prison Project.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times

Actor Jack Black greets an inmate who was invited to watch his fellow inmates perform as part of the Actors' Gang Prison Project at California Rehabilitation Center in Norco.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times

Instructors pushed their incarcerated acting students to use their eyes to convey emotion and to connect with the audience.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times

From left, Actors' Gang Outreach Director Sabra Williams, and actors Jack Black and Tim Robbins interact with inmates on stage at the California Rehabilitation Center in Norco.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times

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The Actors’ Gang Prison Project allows inmates to learn not just how to act but also how to explore and express their emotions through acting exercises, project organizers say.

Read story: Acting program allows inmates to open up emotionally

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