Creative Chaos: Student Voice and Choice in the Theatre Classroom
This workshop will explore multiple theatre projects that emphasize student voice and choice while aligning to national standards. These projects are designed to be flexible, easily adaptable to any teaching environment and theatre program. Attendees will receive curriculum resources and an overview of the process for developing student-centered project-based curriculum.
Jessica Joy Satryan Shaw has been the Theatre Arts Teacher and Director at Mount Vernon High School in Alexandria, VA since 2016, and she has been developing and presenting on theatre curriculum at the local, state, and national levels since 2010. Previously, she taught music, theatre, and film to grades 5-12 at Springside Chestnut Hill Academy in Philadelphia, PA (2009-2016). She holds a Master of Arts degree in Theatre from Villanova University (‘09), and a Bachelor of Music degree in Music Education from Grove City College (‘07).