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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ACT's IMROVe Language Arts, History and Social Skills with IMPROVISATION
‘Improvisation can open up the mind to learning in the classroom and beyond’. ACT offers a workshop that demonstrates to students that ‘no script in life is pre-written and they have the power to create a positive, supportive and collaborative community’. Using Improv games and activities, ACT will provide a means for students to think and create in the moment; collaborate as an...
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10 October 2023 – 24 May 2024
Open space is preferred though we can move desks around. Gyms are too large for this class.
3-day (55 minutes per class) residency for 2 classes $1200 sequentially * 3-day (55 minutes per class) residency for 3 classes $1800 sequentially
3.C.1 Use movement, voice, and writing to communicate ideas and feelings.
3 .C .1 .1 Use non-verbal expression to communicate elements of characterization, including age and physicality.
4 .C .1 .1 Use a variety of postures, gaits, and mannerisms to express character in the presentation of stories.
- 4 .C .1 .2 Apply appropriate vocal elements of volume, pitch, rate, tone, articulation, and vocal expression to various types of literature and storytelling .
4 .C .2 .1 Use improvisation to tell stories and express ideas.
4 .CU .1 .2 Create theatrical works that exemplify aspects of the culture, beliefs, and history of North Carolina .
5.CU.1 Analyze theatre in terms of the social, historical, and cultural contexts in which it was created.
5 .CU .1 .1 Understand how theatre arts have affected, and are reflected in, the culture, traditions, and history of the United States .
NC Essential Standards:
SEE STANDARDS AT LINK BELOW
Curriculum Vitae of Dr. Wrenn GoodrumCV-July-2023.pdf
IMPROVe Language Arts
Beth Deschenes, Olde Providence Elementary School * Beth.firstname.lastname@example.org
Katrina Somsel, Olde Providence Elementary School * email@example.com
SHAKESPEARE: Outside the Box
Sunny Binder, South Charlotte Middle School * firstname.lastname@example.org
Kimberly Keith, Community School of Davidson * email@example.com
WE ARE: CHILDREN OF…SERIES
Laura Boyce * Lboyce621@gmail.com
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: firstname.lastname@example.org.
ACT reserves the right to postpone a class due to illness.