Browse “Theatre”

“Performed by the People Who Lived It”: Theatre 55 Stages Shows Older Adults Want

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In this blog post, Lifetime Arts Co-Founder and Executive Director, Ed Friedman, talks about Theatre 55, a  company founded in 2018 by Richard Hitchler in St. Paul, Minnesota, whose mission is “to enrich the lives …

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Acting Out! An Intergenerational Theatre Performance

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Gloria King and Jarahn Cosby perform, “Acting Out!,” at “Advancing Creative Aging in NYC,” a convening held on February 7, 2020 at the Ford Foundation in New York to celebrate and share the findings from …

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Annie Montgomery, Teaching Artist

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In this interview with Lifetime Arts’ Director of Education, Annie Montgomery, she talks about how her passion for theatre inspired her to become a teaching artist, and how a colleague invited her to co-teach one …

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David DeBlieck, Teaching Artist

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Teaching artist, David DeBlieck currently holds the position of Assistant Professor of Dance in the Theater Department at the College of St Benedict & St John’s University. Since 2010, David has conducted numerous workshops and …

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David Deblinger, Teaching Artist

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In this interview, performing artist, David Deblinger, talks about how he began his performing arts career after graduating from the New York’s High School of Performing Arts in the 1980’s. From there, he worked for …

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Directing Older Actors: A Tip Sheet

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From the toolkit description: Directing older actors can be an extremely rewarding experience when you learn basic techniques, adaptations, and tips that will help you be successful. Learn about organization, staging, memorization, choosing scripts, casting, …

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Frank Ingrasciotta, Teaching Artist

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In this interview, performing artist Frank Ingrasciotta, talks about how he discovered educational theatre and how one of his performances at a senior living center led him to teaching a memoir writing workshop to senior …

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Julie Kline, Teaching Artist

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In this interview, Lifetime Arts’ Education Associate and theater artist, Julie Kline, who began her creative work with younger children, talks about how her experience with working with an intergenerational theater company, Roots & Branches …

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Lauren Jost, Teaching Artist

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In this interview with theatre artist, Lauren Jost, she talks about how she began her teaching artist career at the Seattle Children’s Theater after college. Her work with children inspired her to explore how arts education …

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Online Workshops for Improv and Theatre Teachers (Sliding Scale)

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Elana Fishbein is an improv instructor, consultant, and performer based in New York City. She has designed curriculum and facilitated improv workshops for corporations, non-profits, and educational institutions all over the United States and beyond. …

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