Welcome to the School of Theatre and Music’s Guest Teaching Artist Series
Ever wondered what it might be like to take theatre and music classes with expert instructors from all over the U.S.? Now is your chance! With both in person and virtual opportunities, these teaching artists are offering one-time only chances to work with them in their specialized areas. Take a look below to meet our featured instructors and enroll now!
All the Feels (Virtual) 10/2-10/9 (Saturdays) Ages 3-6
Work with guest teaching artist Alicia Revé Like, a professional educator and performer based in St. Louis, Mo. Join Revé on an early childhood adventure that focuses on emotions, play, and theatre. With the aid of well-loved stories and mindfulness practices, students will engage in a world of emotions through movement and acting.
The Silliest Puppet Show on Earth (Virtual) 9/25 (Saturday) Grades 1-4
Work with guest teaching artist Susanna Brock, a teacher, artist and performer based in New York City. What characters live in your house? Do your pots and pans come to life when you sleep? Does your toilet like to sing in the morning? Together we will create simple puppets from materials and objects you can find in your home and create a puppet talk show where everyone gets to share their new character.
Gender & Identity in Performance (Virtual) 10/19-10/26 (Tuesdays) Grades 7-12
Work with guest teaching artist Bri Buckley, an actor, teaching artist, director, and vocalist based in Chicago, Ill. Join Buckley to explore gender, character identity, and language through the use of monologues. Students will work as a community and receive individual performance feedback on their work. BIPOC and LGBTIQ+ students encouraged.
Creative Songwriting (Virtual) 11/6-11/20 (Saturdays) Grades 7 to Adult
Work with guest teaching artist Syrhea Conaway, a multi-instrumentalist and professional songwriter based in St. Louis, Mo. Join Syrhea to express and flex your authentic voice in this three-week class focused on melodies, lyrics, sound, and style. This course is open to both students who play instruments and to those who use their voice as their main instrument.