Facilitator 

I am an experienced Applied Theatre facilitator and Teaching Artist with expertise in Antiracism and Allyship, Musical Theatre, Puppetry, drama education, drama for social skills, theatre for social inclusion, and devising new works. 

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Performing Arts Teacher

October 2021-Present

Bethesda, MD
  • Taught classes in Early Childhood Drama, Broadway Dance, and Musical Theatre for elementary aged children

  • Led a Musical Theatre Intensive on "Hamilton,""In the Heights" for high school students which included discussions of cultural awareness in the theatre industry

  • Adhered to organizations Covid-19 protocols and kept track of attendance and other administrative work to ensure a safe and effective class environment

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Performing arts Teacher

June 2020-Present

Washington DC
  • Ran daily/weekly classes for online and in-person programming

  • Age range: Kindergarten - 3rd Grade

  • Encorporated themes such as environmentalism and STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) into accessible applied theatre workshops

  • Trained in Restorative Justice Practices and Conflict Resolution

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Antiracism and Allyship in Academia Workshop

January 2021

Online
  • Developed and delivered online workshop alongside Mary C. Parker (www.marycparker.com)

  • Facilitated exercises and conversations between to Identify and Define instances of racism in Academia, and explore antiracist actions and outcomes

  • Administered pre and post workshop surveys to quantify effectiveness and participant experience

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Little ImaginAtions

August-December 2019

London, England
  • Ran weekly "role play" drama workshops

  • Age range: pre-k through first grade, and their caretaker

  • Encouraged vocabulary development, social skills, creativity and confidence 

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Performing Places Bexley

July 2019

Bexley, London, England
  • Performed as an "in role" puppeteer and street artist in a week long community project

  • Age range: all

  • Facilitated conflict resolution dialogues between community members

  • Promoted placemaking and fostered community engagement through applied theatre activities

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Homes for Haringey

January-March 2019

London, England

  • Designed and implemented weekly applied theatre programming for a government funded assisted care facility

  • Age range: senior citizens

  • Facilitated workshops and activities to promote trust, healing, connection, and engagement with a group struggling with anti-social behavior and isolation

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artburst

March 2019-March 2020

London, England

  • Facilitated weekly workshops and seasonal festivals in community centers and local schools

  • Age range: pre-k, elementary school, and caretakers

  • Promoted community engagement and social inclusion through arts activities and community storytelling

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Hidden valley camp

2013, 2014, 2016, 2017

Maine, USA

  • Created and implemented a performing arts curriculum for a specialty teen program at an overnight camp

  • Age range: 14-17

  • Facilitated ensemble building through applied theatre practices

  • Directed and devised original, site-specific works alongside participants, exploring topics such as bullying, body image, theory of art, globalization, and climate change.