What & When: Making Children’s Theatre Work
An exploration and open discussion of the whys, the hows, and the whats of working professionally in children’s theatre, the challenges of creating theatre specifically for kids, and how the arts for kids can and do benefit the communities they serve. Ways that other communities around the country are using Children’s Theatre to better their environments will be discussed, as well as how to incorporate other methods into our own city.
Saturday, August 27
1:00 – 5:00 p.m.
Workshop Limit: 30
To register for a workshop, send an email with the name of the workshop you would like to attend in the header and message, your name, and your contact information to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please indicate that you are age 18 or over. Please register only for yourself.
Should there be overflow, you will be put on a waiting list. If a waiting list becomes long enough, a second workshop may be scheduled, but it would require a full list.
All workshops will be held at the home of Talespinner Children’s Theatre, 5209 Detroit Ave., Cleveland, OH 44102.
The Art of Play –Creating Theatre for Children A Professional Arts Workshop Series with Alison Garrigan is a series of free workshops for adults, 18 and over, on how to create challenging, engaging, intelligent, and playful theatre for kids and families. Alison Garrigan is a CPAC 2016 Creative Workforce Fellowship Grant recipient and Executive Artistic Director for Talespinner Children’s Theatre. During the first part of her Fellowship year, Ali has traveled around the country, meeting with other like-minded makers of arts for kids–now she is combining what she has learned with her own method of theatre creation, and wants to share it with fellow theatre artists, teachers, parents, and the joyfully curious and playful–to give back to our amazing community.