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Newsies, Jr. — A Middle School Musical

Another school semester, another musical. Fall, 2023. I have never seen or heard of Newsies before working on this production. Apparently I have sinned; but I am not really into theater. I am not a musical fan nor a musical consumer. I rarely go to plays, read them, or know enough about the culture. Simply, […]

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School Musical: Beauty and The Beast

Fall 2022 This middle-school production provided big growth facilitating design and production for the set, practice with education, and a second year with the Backstage Crew school club. Working with a new director on his first ever production gave me a chance to establish a design that worked well for students learning curve, production skills […]

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Habits of Mind

The instigation While considering an art classroom strategy book “Studio Thinking 2: The Real Benefits of Visual Arts Education” by Lois Hetland, I had come across a customer’s review which stated that though this particular art pedagogy book was “a great resource” it was “not an honest representation of the arts programming in this … […]