About the Artist
Anthony Depoto is a seasoned theatre Master Teaching Artist who has taught at Hartford Stage and Western Connecticut State University.
Residency & Workshops (Grades K-12)
innerAct Theatre-The mission and goal of innerAct Theatre is Theatre Arts Integration. To integrate theatre in our schools specified curriculum (public school or private K-12). Theatre Arts Integration reaches many different learning styles thereby providing a means for all students to improve the understanding of a subject/topic they are learning in school.
innerAct Theatre will work with a school and their teacher throughout the school year or semester. At the end of the residency the classroom teacher will be able to use the new theatre exercises in their classroom. In addition to addressing the reading, writing, language, speaking and listening as described in Common Core, the residency can be designed to address Math, Science, Music and Special Education needs as well. The use of theatre exercises and games are designed to help students attach themselves to what they are specifically learning about. Length: 1 Hour
1 Workshop: $140
2 Workshops: $250
3 Workshops: $395
Sample Grade 4 Residency
A typical Residency will include students working in:
Emotion Tableaus and Image Live: Two tableau techniques that require students to use expression and non-verbal communication to illustrate an idea or concept.
Index cards with facts- Index cards with facts of the subject content will be scattered, students will choose one and read what is on their card including facts to themselves (there will be some duplicates).
Story Tableaus/Timeline: Students use facts they received about the subject content to create tableaus. Students must create three frozen pictures to represent the beginning, middle, and end of the story they are given about the content.
Hot Seat: students may become a “concept” or person associated with the content. They respond in character to questions directed at them by the student audience.
Wrap Up 55-60 minutes: Students along with the teaching artist and classroom teacher will discuss what was challenging and learned today.
4 Workshops: $535
Call 203-230-8101 for a custom program and pricing