Artists for the Incarcerated: A Teaching Artist Workshop

12 WEEKS, $995
SEPTEMBER 10 – DECEMBER 3 2017
SUNDAYS, 12:00pm – 4:00pm  (4 Hours of Class per Week)
“Training the Actor Warrior.” Stella Adler Outreach, the Premiere Arts Partner for the New York City Department of Correction, offers a 12 week intensive designed to prepare interdisciplinary artists for instructing incarcerated students.  Artists will learn, practice and deliver, through a progression of lectures, readings and workshops essential best practices for facilitating acting classes and playwriting workshops inside a correctional facility.
Instructors: Tommy Demenkoff and Suzy PetchEam

Workshop includes:

1) The history of non-profits and their Outreach missions, from the Stella Adler Studio to a variety of impactful organizations worldwide.
2) Instruction from Department of Correction Officers and Administrators on safety and protocol for working in a jail.
3) Learning and practicing the proven methods of the Stella Adler Outreach Division as a framework for delivering successful acting and playwriting classes inside a jail facility.
4) On-Site participation with Stella Adler Outreach Division instructors within their weekly classes inside a jail facility.
5) Student teaching opportunity for preparing curriculum and leading instruction with a class of incarcerated students inside a jail facility.
6) Successful students receive a Certificate of Completion, Letter of Recommendation and placement on Stella Adler Outreach Division Roster as a Volunteer Staff Member.

CRITERIA:
Actor training, top physical conditioning and ability to pass NYCDOC background check.

FIRST FOUR WEEKS
4 hours per week
History
Safety
Curriculum

SECOND FOUR WEEKS
4 hours per week
Curriculum
On-Site Class Participation

THIRD FOUR WEEKS
4 hours per week
Curriculum
On-Site Leadership as Student Teacher
Final Written Curriculum Map
Delivery of Essay on Arts for Incarceration

HOW TO APPLY

Fill out a completed application form from http://www.stellaadler.com/application.pdf and email it to classes@stellaadler.com along with your resume. Once received, the admissions office will process your form and contact you to schedule an interview with the Outreach Division staff.

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