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Headspace Theatre

Includes a Live Event on 03/18/2021 at 7:30 PM (EDT)

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It flies in the face of theatrical trends in terms of physical movement. It restricts the actor to a head in a box. It requires the playwright to start with the setting then find the characters and conflict, and it may be the perfect theatre project for our times!   

Join playwright and director Michael Bigelow Dixon to explore the innovative Headspace Theatre format. Website:  https://www.headspacetheatre.com/

Learning goals:

  • learn the history and philosophy of Headspace Theatre
  • explore examples of Headspace productions
  • identify ideas for using Headspace theatre in your classroom - virtual or otherwise

Michael Bigelow Dixon

Playwright, Director

Michael Bigelow Dixon is a playwright, director and dramaturg who has worked at regional theatres across the nation. He is a former resident director at the Playwright’s Center in Minneapolis, Literary Director at the Guthrie Theatre, and former literary manager and associate artistic director at the Actor’s Theatre of Louisville.   

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Headspace Theatre
03/18/2021 at 7:30 PM (EDT)   |  60 minutes
03/18/2021 at 7:30 PM (EDT)   |  60 minutes Join playwright and director Michael Bigelow Dixon to explore the innovative Headspace Theatre format.
Headspace Theatre Certificate
1.00 Contact Hours contact hour  |  Certificate available
1.00 Contact Hours contact hour  |  Certificate available Follow the directions to create, download and print your certificate of completion. Check your dashboard at any time to view copies of your completed certificates. Many school districts accept professional learning webinars and courses created by the Educational Theatre Association for continuing education units or other professional development credit. Please check with your administrator.