MTEA THRIVE Conference

MTEA THRIVE Conference

Saturday, February 25, 2017. 11AM

Event Attributes

Estimated Length: 
6 hours 30 minutes

When theatre educators are EMPOWERED, theatre education THRIVES.

MTEA THRIVE Conference is a theatre educator empowerment conference with experiential workshops that are designed to give theatre educators the opportunity to explore their craft. 

Attendees will experience the joy of reconnecting with their craft as theatremakers; learn tools and tips to apply to their own classes; and gain a unique opportunity to connect and network with theatre educators and organizations from across the state of Maryland. All attendees will select three workshops that they would like to attend during the online checkout process.

Register now to guarantee your placement in each workshop:

Confirmed Workshop Leaders 

Patrick Crowley - An award winning director, theatre educator and applied theatre facilitator. He has devised plays with a wide range of students, from 3rd graders in Queens, to college students in Rwanda. He is the Co-Director of International Theatre and Literacy Project, Rwanda. Recipient of 2007 DC Mayor's Arts Award for Outstanding Emerging Artist.

Lisa Nathans - A certified Colaianni Speech Practitioner and a Designated Linklater Voice Instructor. Voice/Accent coaching experience includes: Will Geer’s Theatricum Botanicum (CA), The Hollywood Fringe Festival (CA), Village Theatre (WA), Port Gamble Theatre Company (WA), Island Shakespeare Festival (WA), and The Guthrie Theater (MN). Lisa is a current member of the Voice and Speech Trainers Association (VASTA).

Dan Wagner - Eight-time winner of the Helen Hayes Award for Outstanding Lighting Design, and he has designed more than 350 productions at regional theatres.

Connor Dreibelbis - A freelance technician and designer who was the in house scenographer for Theater Paderborn in Paderborn, Germany. After two seasons Connor began his MFA studies at UMD studying under Tony Award Winning lighting designer Brian MacDevitt.

And More Workshop Leaders and Speakers to Come!