Playwriting Class at Tree House Youth Theatre, Red Deer, Alberta
I am teaching a season long monthly PLAYWRITING CLASS with the Tree House teen playwrights Sept 2020 to May 2021. Thanks Albertus Koett for inviting me to join your students!
Intro to Playwrighting, Jube School, Edmonton, Alberta
I taught a three session online INTRO TO PLAYWRITING CLASS for Jube School for all ages Aug 12-14, 2020. Thanks Karen Youngberg for the invite and Luc Tellier for hosting the class and teaching with me!
Intro to Grantwriting, NextFest, Edmonton, Alberta
I co-taught an online INTRO TO GRANTWRITING CLASS with Eva Cairns for NextFest June 11, 2020. Amazing turnout and so much fun to teach with Eva. Thanks Maggie and Ellen for inviting us and Melanie for hosting the event!
Heart Of A Character, Youthwrite Spring Break Camp, Edmonton , Alberta
I taught a two day deep dive into character building for Junior High students at the Bennett Centre March 29 & 30, 2017. Thanks to Gail Sidonie Sobat for the invite back to Youthwrite!
Playwriting Class in Fredericton, New Brunswick
I did a reading and taught a PLAYWRITING CLASS in Fredericton, New Brunswick at St. Thomas University March 3, 2017. Thanks to Dr. Robin Whittaker for hosting me!
Playwriting Class at Mount Allison, Sackville, New Brunswick
I did a reading at the Moyner-Fancy Theatre and taught a second PLAYWRITING CLASS at Mount Allison University in Sackville, New Brunswick on March 1 & 2, 2017. Thanks to Glen Nichol and Christl Verduyn for hosting me!
Playwriting and New Play Adjudication in Greenville, South Carolina
I flew down to South Carolina where I provided LIVE ADJUDICATION to student playwrights participating in the Ten Minute Playworks Festival and taught a PLAYWRITING CLASS in Greenville November 5-8, 2015 as part of the South Carolina Theatre Association Convention at Furman University. Thanks to my wonderful former student Lee Neibert for extending the invitation and hosting!
No Acting Experience REQUIRED
I taught an ACTING FOR DIRECTORS AND WRITERS class at FAVA in Edmonton Oct 19 to Nov 30, 2015. This class was for directors, playwrights and screenwriters with no acting experience who wanted to learn more about the craft of acting.