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Just a spell?

How important is it really to instruct students in spelling?

I was wondering around my Year 7 English class, admiring their posters that provided all the necessary details of their lives and what they entailed (accompanied by a token sheepish family picture taken on a holiday that past year gone). 282 more words


Canadian #Play Fest

So glad to hear my script “The Good-bye Play” will be a part of a Canadian Play Festival at a Newmarket high school this week.  Here’s a taste of the big final monologue:

The Good-bye Play


10.19.17: Teaching Drop-in Class at The Dance Complex Next Thursday!

Come fly/jam/explore/sweat with me! I am thrilled to be teaching a drop-in contemporary class for advanced dancers at The Dance Complex in just one week! This is a one-time class as part of the… 136 more words


Climate & #Theatre

Whether you spell it #theater or #theatre, here’s an interesting cross-curricular approach to the topic of climate change, mixed with Drama.

Climate Change & Theatre


Raising your Guard

Back from a week in the woods with students. Tired, renewed… yes, all that. Guard down. That’s the part to be careful of. Guard down, feeling fortified by also seeing a movie where, yes, characters have their guard up, and of course, the momentum of the movie escalates as the characters lower their guards. 36 more words

Teaching & Education

09.25.17: Updates on '17-'18 Teaching Work & Artistic Goals as Fall Kicks Off!

Just a quick post about what I’ll be up to this school year. Get in touch with any inquiries!

Community Dance Education with Boston Ballet… 494 more words


No Self-Consciousness Allowed on Stage

The drama classroom is often times a microcosm of life. We spend a lot of time talking about humanity, genuineness, and authenticity. These elusive words, when manifested correctly on the stage, can bring to life a performance which can penetrate deep into the audience’s consciousness. 511 more words