Creating Safety as Students Engage in Challenging Material
Recorded On: 11/07/2021
- Non-member - $49
- Thespian Troupe Director - Free!
- Junior Thespian Troupe Director - Free!
- Thespian - Free!
- Professional Member - Free!
- EDTA Staff - Free!
Participants will explore different strategies to use when working with their students on difficult, challenging and dramatic material. Presenters will share strategies and activities they practiced while working with a variety of challenging plays and devised projects (The Yellow Boat by David Saar, The Women of Lockerbie by Deborah Brevoort, Who WIll Carry the Word by Charlotte Delbo and The Laramie Project by the Tectonic Theatre Project.)
Indian River High School Theatre Teacher
Kristie is an award-winning Theatre teacher from Indian River High School. Several of her productions have received Awards of Excellence in Directing from the Theatre Association of New York State. For over 25 years, Kristie has been the New York State Theatre Education Association (NYSTEA) Curriculum Chair working with Theatre standards revision, curriculum development, assessment and certification. She is currently the Theatre Chair of the Arts Content Advisory Panel and the IAAP Committee at the NYS Education Department. She has been part of EdTA’s SEL Lesson Plan Project, Model Curriculum Project and Theatre Teacher Evaluation Workbook committee. Her Theatre program was recognized as the Educational Theatre Association’s Outstanding School in 2007. In 2012 she was awarded the National Reba R. Robertson Award for Outstanding Theatre Teacher and won the 2017 NYSTEA Rod Marriott Lifetime Achievement Award.