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From Classroom to Stage: Welcoming and Supporting The Neurodiverse Artist

Includes a Live Event on 07/19/2021 at 4:00 PM (EDT)

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Discover new strategies, resources, and techniques in welcoming and supporting the neurodiverse learner, whether in your theatre classroom or on stage.

Sean Elias

Chair, Upper School Dept. of Performing Arts, Jemicy School

Sean Elias is a Tony Award-nominated, internationally award-winning educator, actor, and director. With a background in both performance and theatre for community development, Sean is committed to holding space for the stories of underprivileged communities to be heard, seen, and ultimately — felt. Sean Elias currently serves as the Founding Chair of the internationally award-winning Upper School Department of Performing Arts at the Jemicy School. The Jemicy School is a private school in Owings Mills, Maryland serving neurodiverse students with dyslexia and other language-based learning differences. Sean also serves as Artistic Director of Iron Crow Theatre, Baltimore's award-winning professional queer theatre and sits on the Board of Directors for Maryland Thespians, an Educational Theatre Association Affiliate. Sean also sits on the LGBTQ Cultural Advisory Board of Visit Baltimore - the official destination marketing organization (D.M.O.) for Baltimore City, has served as a panelist for the Maryland State Arts Council's Theatre Review Board, and continues to serve as a coach to individuals, arts organizations, and Fortune 500 companies. Sean holds a B.F.A. in Musical Theatre Performance from The University of the Arts, and an M.A. in Theatre Education from Emerson College. He is a proud member of Actors' Equity Association, Educational Theatre Association, American Alliance for Theatre and Education, and the Association of Independent Maryland & D.C. Schools.

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From Classroom to Stage: Welcoming and Supporting The Neurodiverse Artist
07/19/2021 at 4:00 PM (EDT)   |  60 minutes
07/19/2021 at 4:00 PM (EDT)   |  60 minutes Discover new strategies, resources, and techniques in welcoming and supporting the neurodiverse learner, whether in your theatre classroom or on stage.
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