ACTivate Community Through Theatre
Welcome to ACT where we ACTivate communities through theatre classes, workshops and performances for youth, senior and intergenerational communities. We bring our programs to schools, libraries, colleges, retirement communities, nursing homes — anywhere you wish to ACTivate your community through
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TROLL WORLD - A Non-Violent Community Improv
TROLL WORLD is a group improvisation that motivates students to think in a non-violent ‘out of the box’ way. This activity involves the entire class.
The premise of TROLL WORLD is:
Students are told ‘We’re going to create a world of trolls. One of the things they do is mine gold. They think the gold is beautiful, but place no value on it. The unique quality of Troll World is that it is a
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October 2019 – April 2020
A large room where noise will not affect other classrooms.
Minimum two classes.
1/2 day (50 minutes per class) residency for 2 classes sequentially.
1 day (50 minutes per class) residency for 4 classes sequentially.
SL1 Prepare for and participate effectively in a range of conversations and collaborations with diverse partners, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly and persuasively.
SL3 Evaluate a speaker’s point of view, reasoning, and use of evidence and rhetoric.
SL4 Present information, findings, and supporting evidence such that listeners can follow the line of reasoning and the organization, development, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.
C.1: Use movement, voice, and writing to communicate ideas and feelings.C.2: Use performance to communicate ideas and feelings.A.1.1: Analyze texts or scripts in terms of setting, characters, sequence of events, main idea, problem, solution, and their interrelationships.
IMPROVe Language Arts
Beth Deschenes, Olde Providence Elementary School Beth.email@example.com
Katrina Somsel, Olde Providence Elementary School firstname.lastname@example.org
SHAKESPEARE: Outside the Box email@example.com
Sunny Binder, South Charlotte Middle School,
WE ARE: Children of the Holocaust
Laura Mecsey Boyce, Mint Hill Middle School firstname.lastname@example.org
When schools are closed for inclement weather, ACT will work with the school to reschedule.
Cancellations will be honored at least three weeks prior to the residency. Cancellations made less than three weeks before the start date of the residency will not be accepted and the school or booking party will be charged. Cancellations must be made in writing or by email to: email@example.com.
ACT reserves the right to postpone a class due to illness.