Acting and Improvisation

Brad Shaw (Master Teaching Artist) (Lighton Prize) [ view artist bio ]



 A multi-talented storyteller, Brad Shaw leads students in structured improvisations and a few games to really make it sink in. Students explore the skill required to spontaneously create characters and scenarios.


To schedule this program please contact us at 816-531-4022 or at




Grade Levels: 6,7,8,9,10,11,12

Fees: $110 for 1 workshop; $95 each, for 2 or more workshops on the same day / The break between workshops must not exceed 90 minutes to receive the reduced rate.

Maximum Audience Size: 30

Availability: Open year round; three workshops per day maximum

Program Length: 45 minutes

Location: At Your School

Teachers' Guide: Acting and Improvisation

Requirements: Drama, speech, or debate classes only; large, open space

Standards: 1.3 1.3 Knows how people define and use resources.6.7 6.7 Uses descriptive language that clarifies and enhances ideas.7.2 7.2 Contributes to the development of a supportive climate in groups.14.3 14.3 Identifies people, events, time, and place in classroom dramatizations.14.5 & 14.7

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