TEACHING RESUME

University

Introduction to Theatre for Non-Majors

A 16-week course for college undergraduates.

We cover 3 Units during the semester:

+ Unit 1 generates discussion about what Western theatre is, where it comes from, and how it can be used.

+ Unit 2 focuses on the various jobs of theatre and the collaborative nature of each job.

+ Unit 3 is an original 5-minute play festival, where students work together to produce self-written scripts. Students get hands-on experience in playwriting, directing, acting, designing, and stage managing.

Northern Illinois University, Fall 2016 - Spring 2017 - Fall 2017 - Spring 2018 - Fall 2018 - Spring 2019.

Advisor: Alex Gelman (815-753-8253)

Workshops

Wizard of Oz Vocal Warm-Up

A 1-2 hour workshop for folks of all ages and experience.

Students learn a fun and engaging way to warm up vocally, using various characters from The Wizard of Oz.

Northern Illinois University College Days, Fall 2017. Illinois High School Theatre Festival, Winter 2018.

Audition Techniques

A 2-3 hour workshop for folks in high school and beyond, and all levels of experience.

Students gain skills in grounding, genuine presence, and confidence. We focus on how to enter the room, slate, and transition from self to character. 

Northern Illinois University College Days, Fall 2017. Illinois High School Theatre Festival, Winter 2018.

Camps

Shakespeare Summer Intensive I

A 3-week intensive for students ages 14-18.

Students engage with Shakespeare's works through games and exercises. Students learn basic scansion, character creation through voice and movement, and artistic collaboration with peers. We craft a 45-minute abridged Shakespeare script (using original text), and each student gets to take on at least one role. Students also have the opportunity to showcase other artistic talents, such as music and acrobatics.

Idaho Shakespeare Festival School of Theatre, Summer 2017.

Advisor: Veronica Von Tobel (208-429-9908)

Short Shakespeare

A 2-week camp for students ages 9-11.

Students engage with Shakespeare's works through games and exercises. Students are introduced to iambic pentameter, character creation through voice and movement, and how to work as an ensemble. We craft 15-minute abridged Shakespeare script (using original text), and each students gets to take on at least one role. 

Idaho Shakespeare Festival School of Theatre, Summer 2016 - Summer 2017.

Advisor: Veronica Von Tobel (208-429-9908)

Shakespeare Showcase

A 2-week camp for students ages 6-9.

Students are introduced to Shakespeare and get to play a role on a 1-minute Shakespeare scene (original text). Students play lots of games, practice teamwork, and learn basic character creation through voice and movement exercises.

Idaho Shakespeare Festival School of Theatre, Summer 2016 - Summer 2017.

Advisor: Veronica Von Tobel (208-429-9908)

Camp Broadway

A 1-week camp for students ages 6-9.

Students learn 3 songs from popular musicals, with fun and easy choreography and vocals. Each student is also given the opportunity for a solo or a duet!

Idaho Shakespeare Festival School of Theatre, Summer 2016 - Summer 2017.

Advisor: Veronica Von Tobel (208-429-9908)

Camp Musical

A 1-week camp for students ages 10-18.

Students learn 3 songs from popular musicals, with advanced choreography and vocals. Each student is also given the opportunity for a solo or a duet!

Idaho Shakespeare Festival School of Theatre, Summer 2016.

Advisor: Veronica Von Tobel (208-429-9908)

Camp Musical: PIRATES!

A 3-week camp for students ages 8-18.

Students learn vocals, choreography, and dialogue for a 30-minute musical. Students learn warm-ups, theatre games, and group collaboration. 

Nampa Civic Center, Summer 2015.

Advisor: Patricia Walker White

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