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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

   

CLOWNS ON THE HORIZON
Producer, Organizer, lead Teaching Artist
Leading various drama workshops, drama camps, Forum Theatre projects, Theatre in Education programs throughout Hungary all year around since 2010.

Tasks:
  • Organize logistic and artistic aspects of the projects
  • Build the teaching team
  • Develop curriculum
  • Lead most workshops
  • Help and monitor the work of other teaching artist

Website: clownsonthehorizon.com | bohocokalathataron.hu

 

Throughout Hungary 2009-

PANODRAMA
Teaching Artist, Play Development
AIM: To create a play with Roma and non-Roma teenagers about their own experiences of racist attitudes against them.

 

Trafo Contemporary
Art House, high schools, festivals in Budapest, 2010

KAVA CULTURAL GROUP
(KÁVA KULTURÁLIS MŰHELY)                                                                      

Teaching Artist, Dramatic Play and Play Development
AIM: To provide a safe and creative environment and emotional outlet for children ages 12-18 by engaging them in play and dramatic situations. To develop a student-generated play that is based on the studetnts` own life

  • Develop curriculum
  • Teach theatre and improvisation skills
  • Create a play with students

 

Kesztyűgyár Cultural
Center in Budapest

Oct 2009- June 2010

CREATE
Teaching Artist, Play Development and Drama
AIM: To promote new and exciting approaches to learning and education by developing and directing a student-generated play based on a Social Studies theme, involving all second grade classes, their teachers and the art teachers of the school.

  • Develop curriculum
  • Develop and write play
  • Teach theatre skills
  • Direct the play

 

PS. 261 in Brooklyn
January 2007- May 2007

THE LEADERSHIP PROGRAM
Teaching Artist, After-School Program; Violence Prevention Program
AIM: To develop leaders to promote individual and social responsibility, and to empower students to reach their highest potential by providing them with a structured series of theatre arts activities including topics of self-concept, conflict management, co-operation, leadership and social responsibility.

  • Develop curriculum for the year-long program
  • Teach classes
  • Prepare final student production

 

Franklin K. Lane High School, Queens
PS 50, Brooklyn,
PS156, Bronx,
Urban Peace Academy, Harlem
2005-2007

ENACT
Teaching Artist, Drama
AIM: To help students of all ages and abilities to develop social-emotional skills through the use of creative drama techniques that stimulate self-reflection

  • Develop workshop content
  • Teach classes

 

Various elementary and high schools in all five boroughs of NYC 2005-2006

CIRCUS MINIMUS AFTER-SCHOOL PROGRAM
Teaching Artist, Circus Arts; Comedy and Improvisation
AIM: By learning circus skills such as acrobatics, partner-acrobatics, juggling, magic and clowning students ages 5-7 will develop kinesthetically and learn to work collaboratively. By learning the basics of comic improvisation students will develop listening to and accepting one another’s propositions.

  • Develop curriculum for the 12 session program
  • Teach classes
  • Prepare and produce final production

 

Manhattan Day School
February 2006-
Village Community School
September 2005-January 2006

SUMMER ART AND GARDENS YOUTH ENRICHMENT PROGRAM
Assistant Director, Teacher of Theatre
AIM:To provide a safe and creative environment for underprivileged children ages 5-11 in central Harlem for the course of six weeks engaging them in artistic and educational activities to improve their social and literacy skills as well as their knowledge of the cultural heritage and resources of the Harlem.

  • Design structure, activities, and curriculum of the program
  • Organize and implement trips
  • Supervise and mentor youth workers
  • Design and implement lesson plans for the theatre component
  • Create and rehearse culminating production

 

Central Harlem
June 27-August 19
2005

CITY LIGHTS YOUTH THEATRE
Teaching Artist, Drama
AIM:  To create a theatre project based on students’ experience of violence in their own lives in order to help them gain awareness about the choices they have. Residency with 6th and 7th graders.

  • Develop curriculum
  • Develop lesson plans
  • Co-lead classes with other Teaching Artist
  • Collaborate with classroom teacher

 

M. S. 30, The Bronx
April 2005-June 2005

FOSTER PRIDE
Art Teacher
AIM: To be a companion of children in foster care and to provide them with an opportunity to share their experiences and have a good time together while engaging them in creative art activities

  • Co-lead sessions with other Art Teacher

 

Foster Family in Queens
March 2005-July 2005

SARAH LAWRENCE COLLEGE CLOWN WORKSHOP  
Teacher, Clowning
AIM: Basic introduction to clowning, with focus on developing a clown-character

  • Develop and design workshop content
  • Lead workshop

 

Bronxville, NY
October 2004

CENTER SCHOOL

 Teacher of Theatre, Clowning

AIM: Enabling students to experience the joy of play, and practicing the principles of give and take with the use of theatre games and clown exercises

  • Design workshop content and lesson plan
  • Lead Workshop

 

Manhattan
April 2004

SARAH LAWRENCE COLLEGE WRITING & THEATER WORKSHOP INTENSIVE
Teacher, Drama and Physical Theatre
AIM: By working on the concepts of character, structure and environment the students will understand the presence of these elements and apply them more consciously in their work

  • Developed curriculum for the week-long 35-hour intensive workshop for a group of 14 students
  • Guided high school students through the process of writing and performing their own plays

Bronxville, NY
May 2002