2021 The Virtual Creative Classroom Symposium (PT) | Actors Fund
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2021 The Virtual Creative Classroom Symposium (PT)

Webinar Hours: 10:00am - 2:00pm PT/ 12:00pm - 4:00pm CT / 1:00pm - 5:00pm ET

The Career Center at The Actors Fund Presents The Virtual Creative Classroom:
An Arts Education Symposium for the Entertainment and Performing Arts Communities

Are you interested in becoming a teaching artist to supplement your work in the industry?
Already working as a teaching artist, but would like to explore new virtual and in-classroom job opportunities?

• Learn how teaching artists are joining virtual hybrid model classrooms during these challenging times.
• Discover effective ways to navigate the employment landscape as a teaching artist.

Keynote Speaker:

With 20 years of experience in the arts education field and 22 years as a professional dancer, Shelby Williams-González has a career made up of overlapping networks.  Artist, educator and leader, Shelby is always pushing for social change.  As the new President and CEO of Inner-City Arts, Shelby brings her extensive experience to this role.  She also serves on the Board of Directors of Suarez Dance Theater and is a member of the Los Angeles Chapter for the Undoing Racism Collective.  

Arts Education Organizations Represented:

  • Arts for LA
  • Inner-City Arts
  • LA County Arts Ed Collective
  • Teaching Artist Guild
  • Wallace Annenberg Center for the Arts

Topics To Be Discussed: 

  • Social Emotional Learning (SEL)
  • Social Justice
  • Teaching The Arts Through Virtual Platforms And Hybrid Models
  • Teaching Artist Best Practices

Speakers:

  • Shelby William-Gonzalez, President, CEO, Inner-City Arts - Keynote Speaker
  • Mark Slavkin, Director of Education, Wallis Annenberg Center for Performing Arts - Arts Education Leadership Panel Moderator
  • Kimberleigh Aarn, Arts Education Consultant, LA County Arts Ed Collective – Arts Education Leadership Panelist
  • Sandy Seufert, Arts Education Consultant, LA County Arts Ed Collective – Arts Education Leadership Panelist
  • Gustavo Herrera, Executive Director, Arts for LA – Arts Education Leadership Panelist
  • Dr. Mariana Astorga-Almanza, Visual and Performing Arts Coordinator, Lynwood Unified School District – Arts Education Leadership Panelist
  • Heleya de Barros, Co-Executive Director, Teaching Artist Guild – Teaching Artist Presenter
  • Victor Sawyer, Teaching Artist, Teaching Artist Guild – Teaching Artist Presenter

Join us, your entertainment/performing arts colleagues and leaders in the Arts Education Community 

 

Location: 

Via Zoom Webinar

Attendance Rules: 

Webinar will begin at the scheduled time, so please be prompt. Log in a few minutes early to ensure your device is operational. 

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