CONNECT IN PHILADELPHIA
International Teaching Artist Conference. Photo credit: Beth Feldman Brandt
This spring, I’m excited to co-facilitate again with Shavon Norris for the Bartol Foundation’s 20-hour trauma-informed practices for teaching artists. To learn more about trauma-informed teaching artistry, you can:
- Check out this interview that I did for Bartol’s blog
- Or listen to my interview on Teaching Artistry with Courtney J. Boddie
Registration for the spring program is closed, but the link for the Fall 2020 application will be available in the summer.
CONNECT AT UPCOMING CONFERENCES
On April 15-16, I will be attending and presenting at the Face2Face conference hosted by the New York Arts In Education Roundtable. My session, Restructuring Feedback Through Trust and Relationships, will explore how educators can consider key relational concepts to create a richer, more empowering feedback process for artists of any age and discipline.
AVAILABILITY FOR WORKSHOPS
I am available to teach on-site residencies in the Greater Philadelphia Area at schools, arts organizations, community centers, or businesses. Workshops are offered once a week for up to a total of 12 weeks. Depending on the goals and needs of my clients, I can provide a tailored curriculum for up to 25 participants on any of the following core content areas:
- Theatre – Acting, Directing, Playwriting, or Dramaturgy
- Creative Writing – Playwriting, Fiction, Poetry, Writing for “Non-Writers”
- Creative Nonfiction – Memoir
- Corporate Development – Clear Communication, Collaborative Problem-Solving, Leadership Skills, Creating a Company Narrative
All course materials are provided, and instruction is tailored to the particular needs of the participants enrolled. To inquire about my artist fee and availability, please contact me.
(ONLINE) WRITING FOR NON-WRITERS: CULTIVATE YOUR CREATIVE VOICE!
Everyone has a creative voice. For “non-writers” high school and above, I offer an 8-week private course packed with fun, easy activities to help you spark your creative juices and explore six different genres of writing. In weeks 7 and 8, I guide you through a simple two-step revision process so that you have a polished piece of writing under your belt by the end of the course. Participate in a 90-minute virtual class once a week (date/time set based on our respective schedules), and receive additional feedback on your writing during the week as completed. All course materials are provided, and instruction is tailored to individual’s development as a writer. Cost: $275 – less than $35 a class! To inquire, please contact me for details.
(ONLINE) PRIVATE PLAYWRITING COURSE
For writers high school and above, I currently offer a 10-week private course which takes you through the playwriting process from start to finish. The course begins with playwriting fundamentals and idea-generating activities, and ends with a completed one-act play. You’ll participate in a 90-minute virtual class once a week (date and time set based on our respective schedules), and receive additional feedback on your writing assignments during the week as completed. All course materials are provided, and instruction is tailored to your individual development and goals as a writer. Cost: $345 – less than $35 a class! To inquire, please contact me for details.