9/19 1:00-3:00pm Shakespeare Teaching Artist Workshop

Next Sunday, 9/19 from 1:00-3:00pm there will be an open workshop on Shakespeare Teaching Artistry in the Studio Theater. Led by: Jessie Chapman Who should attend?–Anyone with an interest in teaching theatre, Shakespeare, or both. The workshop will be focused on the methods and pedagogy of Shakespeare & Company in Lenox, MA and will focus on the Fall Festival of Shakespeare model for teaching teens Shakespeare through a residency based after school program. Come and learn more about the program and engage with some hands on teaching tools for tackling Shakespeare. Plymouth students have the opportunity to work on the NH Fall Festival of Shakespeare through practicum or an internship with Advice To The Players, the locally sourced Shakespeare company based in Sandwich, NH. Students working as teaching artists can serve as director’s or technical artists for the program and will be mentored by professional Teaching Artists. Several Plymouth students (and alumni) are working on the program this year–and there will be many future opportunities to get involved as well. Jessie Chapman holds a  Master’s in Performing Arts Management from Brooklyn College, and currently teaches in the Theatre and General Education Programs at Plymouth State University. Jessie is the Executive Read More

Roundtable Discussion: Working on Cruise Ships

Scheduled: Oct 19 from Noon-1:15PM A group of about six alumni from the PSU Theatre program will be convening on Zoom. The group has extensive past and current experience working in various capacities on cruise ships. We will be discussing how to get into this work, the pros and cons, and anything else that comes up between the panel and attending students. This roundtable discussion is synchronized for the course Technology for Theatre Professionals this semester. However, the zoom meeting will be open for all theatre majors and minors.