Zoom Tales; Teaching Performance Online
Recorded On: 06/09/2020
High School Theatre Educator Brian Jennings shares what he has learned about teaching performance online, how his students’ have embraced this as a creative challenge and what this means for fall planning; includes strategies for Zoom and Google based tools.
Brian Jennings is a Hartford, CT based director, actor, playwright and teacher. He creates issue-driven theatre as a member of Hartbeat Ensemble. He serves as Head of the Theater Department at the Greater Hartford Academy of the Arts, Chair of the Musical Theater program at Wesleyan University’s Center for Creative Youth, and a member of the Actor Training faculty at the Hartt School. He has worked as a teaching artist in Cape Verde and South Africa. He has been recognized as the GHAA Artist-Instructor of the Year and as Teacher of the Year by the Art Schools Network. He holds degrees from Princeton University and the National Theater Conservatory. He lives in Bolton, CT with his wife, Eileen.