Dates: July 30 - August 3 (Mon-Fri)
Location: Wheelock Family Theatre
Co-taught by: Honey Goodenough,
Jennifer A. Lewis
A collaboration with Wheelock Family Theatre!
Grab your wands… because you have been accepted into Sorcery School! Students will create spells, make puppets, and be “sorted” into houses of their own design. Inspired by the Harry Potter books, this class invites students into a fun and creative world of magic! A final presentation for family and friends will take place on the last day of class.
Classes will take place at the Wheelock Family Theatre on the Wheelock College campus (Fenway district):
Boston, MA 02215
MBTA: Fenway or Longwood on green Riverside line (D train)
About the Instructors:
JEN LEWIS works to connect and challenge our world with honest, playful theatre. An actor, director, teacher, coach, and playwright, Jen is a Masters candidate in Theatre Education/Theatre and Community at Emerson College. She performs historic plays about social justice issues as a company member of Theatre Espresso, has directed at the Winsor School and both Newton North and South High Schools, and teaches at Wheelock Family Theatre and in various public schools. Favorite roles include Rosalinde in As You Like It which she produced as Merely Players; Hermia inMidsummer Night's Dream, Dogberry in Much Ado (It's a Fiasco); Legally Dead (BPT); Kate in Taming of the Shrew; Living Out (Lyric Stage); and The Friends of Eddie Coyle (Stickball). Proud member of AEA, SAG-AFTRA, and StageSource.
Puppeteer, educator, and children’s entertainer HONEY GOODENOUGH has taught puppetry to everyone from preschool students to medical professionals. As a teaching artist, she has worked with diverse student populations in greater Boston, New York City, and Texas. She has taught a wide variety of professional development courses for educators and aspiring puppeteers at Brooklyn College, the University of Utah, and City College CUNY. Her company, Good Hearted Entertainment, recently developed "Word Play," a literacy-based puppet show. Honey has performed with several nationally-touring puppetry companies, and she studied puppetry at the Eugene O’Neill National Puppetry Conference. She holds an MA in Educational Theater from New York University and a BA in Theater with a focus in Costume Crafts and Technology from the University of Texas, Austin. Visit her at http://www.honeygoodenough.com/.