Walnut Street Theater Educational Outreach

  • Walnut Street TheatreAround the World in 80 Days

    Monday, February 11, 2013

    • Acting Technique Masterclass: 7:30 p.m. - Studio Theater, Waller Hall, IUP Campus

    Actor Bill Van Horn will meet with 8–12 IUP Theater majors to explore acting challenges specific to stage productions. There is not a limit to the number of individuals who are able to audit; if you are interested in acting and the theater, be sure to come and learn from one of the best.

    Tuesday, February 12, 2013

    • Question and Answer Session: 12:30 p.m. - Studio Theater, Waller Hall, IUP Campus

    Presented as part of Professor Jason Chimonides special topics course on playwright/director collaboration, actor Bill Van Horn will be meet with individuals interested in theater, writing, playwriting, adaptation and interpretation, and the playwright/director collaborative process. If you’re interested in theater and writing, don’t miss this opportunity.

    • Acting Technique Masterclass: 2:00 p.m. - Indiana Area High School

    Actor Bill Van Horn will work with high school age students of English/drama teacher Gretchen Barbor in exploring acting challenges specific to stage productions. If you would like to audit the class, you must contact Jeff Wacker at 724-357-2787 or at jwacker@iup.edu so admittance to the school may be arranged.

    Wednesday, February 13, 2013

    • Question and Answer Session: 10:00 a.m. - Indiana Area Middle School

    Presented as the culmination of an ArtsPath artist residency with professional literary artist PJ Piccirillo working with seventh-grade students of English teacher Jeanne Mitsko. Students will have seen the previous evening’s performance of Around the World in 80 Days, a play adapted from the great classic by Jules Verne by playwright Mark Brown for Walnut Street Theatre. They will have the opportunity to ask various questions about the script, production, collaboration, etc.

    These outreach events are presented by ArtsPath, the Arts-in-Education program of the Lively Arts, as part of the visit to Indiana by Walnut Street Theatre as they perform the classic adventure story of Jules Verne’s Around the World in 80 Days at 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, February 12, in Fisher Auditorium. Please call 724-357-2787 (ARTS) for more information on the outreach events or the performance.