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|2013 Connecticut Theatre In Our Schools Regional Mini-Conference|
(tentatively rescheduled to Saturday, April 13, 2013)
Connecticut TIOS Mini-Conference
February 25, 2013
942 Main Street
Hartford, CT 06103
$20 Student/Retired/$35 Member/$45 Non-Member
$30 Student/Retired/$45 Member/$55 Non-Member (On Site)
The Connecticut TIOS mini-conference will feature breakout sessions, a panel discussion, and a keynote presentation, that will assist participants in exploring the value and benefits of school theater programs and will help them develop and implement their own action plans for the upcoming Theater in our Schools month, March 2013. Topics explored in this one day event will include: How can we maximize the impact of Theatre in Our Schools month in our institutions?
Russell Granet was appointed Executive Director of Lincoln Center Institute (LCI) in August 2012. Prior to joining LCI he founded Arts Education Resource (AER). He is an internationally recognized leader with more than 20 years of experience in arts education. He draws on his background as an academic, artist, and teaching artist in his work with cultural institutions, nonprofits, and public and private schools to ensure that all students receive a sequential, quality arts education.
Granet founded AER after a decade at The Center for Arts Education (CAE) - The NYC Annenberg Challenge, where he was Director of Professional Development. Prior to joining CAE, he was Director of Education at The American Place Theatre and a senior teaching artist at the Creative Arts Team. Since 1995 he has been on the faculty at New York University, where he developed and teaches the course Drama with Special Populations. He serves on the boards of The Association of Teaching Artists, The American Alliance of Theatre Education, and The American Place Theatre and was a founding board member of the NYC Arts in Education Roundtable and the chair of arts education for the Columbia County (NY) Arts Council.
A frequent commencement and keynote speaker, conference presenter, and panelist on arts education, Granet has worked on projects in Egypt, England, India, Kenya, Mexico, Tanzania, Turkey, and throughout the United States. Granet was awarded the Founder’s Award from The Bronx Charter School for the Arts for his work in Arts Education.
8:45AM Coffee and Introductions
9AM Breakaway Sessions
10AM Breakaway Sessions
11AM Keynote by Russell Granet
Noon Lunch and Roundtable Discussions
1PM Panel facilitated by Jennifer Nario Taliercio
Panelists (More TBA):