VIRGINIA QUEEN

DSC_0448Virginia Queen has both a BFA in Acting from West Virginia University and a MFA in Acting from The School of Arts at Pennsylvania State University. She moved to the Triangle from New York City and has been working as a professional actor, arts educator, choreographer and director for over 20 years. She has worked with all ages extensively teaching drama, dance and movement classes, as well as creative classes that promote social justice. She has worked at the Departments of Dramatic Arts, Education, and Music at UNC, as well as Durham School of the Arts, The ArtsCenter, Cary Academy, and Trailblazers Studios, among others. BOOK VIRGINIA QUEEN

GRADES: Pre-K K 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12

Workshop (*NEW for Entire School)
“Building Character” – An Interactive Drama Workshop for the Entire School

Students will explore their creativity and build stronger character traits through the outlet of social interactive theatre. Students will enhance their creative expression while building a community in the classroom through trust and cooperation. They will incorporate social themes into dramatic activities, improvisations, and scripts that will ignite their imagination. Through the methods of “Theatre of the Oppressed,” Students will perform, discuss, and problem solve social issues in a fun environment that is solution-oriented. Past themes include respect, teamwork, bullying, and peer pressure, among others.

Maximum Participants: 25

Workshop Duration: 45-60 minutes

Workshop Fee: $75.00 per class/hr.

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GRADES: Pre-K K 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12

Residency
Building Character “A Social Interactive Theatre Residency”

Students will explore their creativity and build stronger character traits through the outlet of social interactive theatre. Students will enhance their creative expression while building a community in the classroom through trust and cooperation. They will incorporate social themes into dramatic activities, improvisations, and scripts that will ignite their imagination. Through the methods of “Theatre of the Oppressed,” Students will perform, discuss, and problem solve social issues in a fun environment that is solution-oriented. Past themes include respect, teamwork, bullying, and peer pressure, among others.

Special Requirements: Large open space

Maximum Participants: 25

Workshop Fee: $75.00 per class/hr.

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GRADES: Pre-K K 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12

Residency
Theatre Extravaganza!

Students will ignite their imagination and go on a journey of creative expression while learning acting and performance fundamentals. Through stories, poems and the exploration of current curriculum topics, students will engage in drama games, creative movement, improvisations, and scripts that will enhance literacy and culminate in a final sharing. Students will gain confidence and build stronger character traits while creating a community in the classroom through trust and cooperation. This is a wonderful creative outlet that all ages will love!

Maximum Participants: 25

Residency Fee: $75.00 per class/ hr.