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RE: Socially Distanced Plays

@Don Zolidis has a couple of plays he's adapted for distance or Zoom staging -- Help Desk, Radio Play Disaster , and I think an adaptation of The Importance of Being Earnest. ​ -- Cassy Maxton-Whitacre Theatre Department Coordinator Fishersville VA --


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Being Proactive for your Students and Your Program

Mitchell L Critel is the Technical Director and Production Manager at the University of Evansville. His work has taken him into many different venues and disciplines; Film, Television, Professional Theatre, and recently the University of Nebraska- Lincoln where he led the BFA and MFA programs...


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RE: Thinking beyond porting theatre to Zoom

Hi folks, LOVE THESE IDEAS!!! I've been doing Radio Plays/Voice Acting units for years, but I'm stealing many of the ideas posted so far. Just to add one more idea to the mix: Given that most kids are unfamiliar with the genre, I often start off by playing some of the classics from the 40s...


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RE: Favorite Greek shows?

I second TROJAN WOMEN. When I produced it, years ago, the Taliban was ravaging Afghanistan. At the conclusion of the play when the women were led away into slavery, the soldiers had them put on black burkas that covered them from head to toe. The audience went into stunned silence and remained...


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RE: Free Webinar to Introduce Online Resources

We're shooting for an hour ... perhaps 45 minutes with some Q&A or breakout following. -- Jeff Hall Oregon Portland OR --


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RE: Free Webinar to Introduce Online Resources

Teresa - Valid concerns! I feel your pain with respect to the onslaught of "helpful resources." Check out the info at projectswithjason.com. There are several educators on the team and I'm one of them (so yes, I can vouch for the group). You'll see some other names and faces there who may...


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RE: Favorite Greek shows?

Ian Johnston's translation of Euripides' Medea was one of my favorite shows I directed in high school. I found the script online, and when I contacted Dr. Johnston for permission, he said he does not charge royalties for school performances. I double cast the roles of Medea, Nurse, Jason,...


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RE: Free Webinar to Introduce Online Resources

Hello, After looking at your email I have a question. Who is Jason? I have never heard of this group. I know its free but I have attended a few webinars lately that ended up being about reeling folks into sign up for an expensive membership. I don't know about you, but I am receiving countless...


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RE: Alternatives to Zoom and Google for BREAK out Rooms

Blackboard and Web x are both platforms like Zoom. Sounds like there are even more like that out there. You create a link and then students can click in to join the session. There are breakout rooms so you can divide into small groups, you can share or present documents, record sessions....lots.


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RE: Thinking beyond porting theatre to Zoom

Hi Angela! I am excited after reading this thread and exploring Soundtrap to introduce a similar radio play collaboration as a culminating experience for high school theatre arts classes. Can you unpack some of examples of unit materials you use and how you introduce them to the class before...