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In-Class Workshops



Imagine and Discover

Check out some of the feedback we have received from prior Workshops!

"I learned so many fun and authentic activities that will require active participation. I learned the power behind simple questions and the need for students to thoroughly explore them." 

"I really got a new perspective on how to use inquiry in my classroom. I can't wait until the next workshop!" 

"There were so many great, practical and doable ideas! I look forward to your next workshop."

"We are already signed up to attend the next workshop!

"I loved having the chance to talk and learn and share with other teachers."

"I loved the discussions and hands-on approach."

"I really loved it!"

"Every moment was so valuable. I can't imagine needing to add any more!" 

"The theater process was so clearly experienced in these fast 3 hours!"

"The workshop gave me wonderful ideas to adapt/modify activities that will engage and increase interest in literature."

Creative Inquiry for Literacy Learning
Inspire teen readers to seek out personal connections to literature
through inquiry-based experiences. Learn how to create interactive lessons that excite, engage and expand your students’ love of learning!

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Prime Stage Theatre In-Class Workshops

Would you like to enrich your student’s theatre and literature experience?

Bring Prime Stage Theatre into your classroom through our interactive in-class creative drama workshops!

PST offers In-Class Workshops before and after your matinee field trip to any one of our 2013-2014 Production Performances of Turn of the Screw, The Importance of Being Earnest or The Devil’s Arithmetic.

Workshop Details with PA Academic Standards (pdf)

For more Information about our Workshops please contact our Education Director - Monica Stephenson at mstephenson@primestage.com.


WORKSHOP SPONSOR

Our In-Class Workshops
are proudly sponsored by
State Farm Insurance.

State Farm Insurance


PREVIOUS WORKSHOPS
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Check out  feedback and comments from teachers who attended the "Introduction to Creative Inquiry" workshop:

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Introduction to Creative Inquiry

Saturday. September 10, 2011
8:30 am — 3:00 pm

Allegheny Intermediate Unit
475 East Waterfront Drive
Homestead, PA 15120

Workshop Brochure (pdf)

How do theater artists use inquiry to explore character, plot and context? During this workshop explore how actors, directors and designers use questions to guide their dramatization of stories and discover how to use these techniques in your classroom. Participate in interactive explorations of Prime Stage’s 2011-12 Season (The Scarlet Letter, The Elephant Man and A Wrinkle in Time)and begin to develop your own inquiry-based lesson plans.

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Engaging Disengaged Adolescents

Monday, November 7, 2011
8:30 am — 3:00 pm

New Hazlett Theater
Allegheny Square East
Pittsburgh, PA 15212

Workshop Brochure (pdf)

What does this story have to do with me? Discover how to spark personal connections with literature by guiding students on a path of discovery. Use literary themes as beginning points for students to form their own judgments and explore theater skills to motivate self-expression. This workshop is held on the set of The Scarlet Letter at the New Hazlett Theater.

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Scientific Inquiry Is Not Just For Science!

Monday, April 23, 2012
8:30 am — 3;00 pm

Carnegie Science Center
1 Allegheny Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15212

Workshop Brochure (pdf)

What comes first—the science or the fiction? How can we apply scientific inquiry in a language arts classroom? Prime Stage’s production of A Wrinkle in Time showcases the intersection between science, art and literature. The exhibits at the Carnegie Science Center will inspire your own scientific questions which will be used as prompts for creative writing. Apply the scientific method to developing literary analytical skills.



Our Education Programs are funded in part by:

The Grable Foundation, PNC Charitable Trust, State Farm and Equitable Gas

The Grable Foundation


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Prime Stage Theatre is eligible to receive EITC Funding.