Theatre Educator

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Desired position type: Full-Time
Location: New York New York, United States


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Summary

I am an educator focused on Theatre and English. I hope to bring my educational expertise to a theatre company or museum seeking to strengthen its offerings to students and educators alike, as well as community engagement. I hold NYS certification in adolescent English (grades 7-12) with experience teaching English/ELA, Humanities, and Social Studies classes. In addition, experience directing and managing middle school level Theatre and Performing Arts programs in a public school setting.

Education

Hunter College- CUNY Aug 2010
M.S. Ed., Adolescent Education in English (7-12) New York, NY
Cumulative GPA: 4.0
Kappa Delta Pi – inducted May 2010
Hunter College- CUNY May 2009
B.A., Theatre & English; minor in Women’s & Gender Studies New York, NY
Cumulative GPA: 3.7
Magna Cum Laude
Graduated with Departmental Honors in Theatre & English
Dean’s List six semesters
Friars Club Scholar- merit-based scholarship for Performing Arts students, $1500 per semester through graduation
Rosen Scholar- merit based scholarship for female English student, $3000 over the course of two semesters
LoBianco Grant Recipient- for participation/dedication to Theatre Dept., $2500 grant for post-graduation work or study
Golden Key International Honor Society

Experience

Thurgood Marshall Academy Sept 2010- Present
Teacher & Director of Broadway Jr. Program Harlem, NY
-Taught 6th and 8th grade English/Language Arts (utilizing Springboard curriculum as part of the International Baccalaureate Middle Year’s Program and the Expeditionary Learning Curriculum)
-Taught 7th grade Humanities
-Taught 6th and 7th grade Social Studies
-Taught 7th and 8th grade Writing (as part of the International Baccalaureate Middle Year’s Program)
-Taught 6th grade College Prep (Advisory)
-Director of the Broadway Jr. musical theatre program as part of TMA’s Expanded Learning Time (ELT) Program
-Direct full-scale musical productions with middle school students
-Teach classes in musical theatre performance (acting, singing, dancing) with middle school students
-Stage Manage productions in the Performing Arts Department of TMA’s Expanded Learning Time (ELT) Program
-Support theatrical designers in design and construction of visual components of performance, including sets, costumes, and props
-Manage budget for productions in the Performing Arts Department of TMA’s Expanded Learning Time (ELT) Program
-Taught Drama Workshop Class, Spoken Word Poetry Class, W.E. (Writing Enthusiasts)

Skills

  • Curriculum Development (6 years)
  • Common Core State Standards (6 years)
  • Stage Management (5 years)
  • Performance (15 years)

Specialties

    Dramatic Literature, Education, Educational Theatre, Musical Theatre, Stage Management, Youth Development

Groups & Associations

    Phi Beta Kappa

Spoken Languages

    Basic French, English

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