Teaching

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It All Began with a Mouse

My junior year, I had the magical opportunity to spend one semester working for The Walt Disney Company in Orlando, Florida. I loved my time there because my sole job was to make families happy. When I returned to college after my time at Disney, I wanted to continue working with children and bringing them joy. I ended up landing a job at the Sooner Theatre, a performing arts studio in Oklahoma.

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Backstage Magic

I was hired as a production assistant for Sooner Theatre's youth productions.  Soon afterwards, I had the opportunity to teach a summer camp where I wrote, choreographed, and directed two musical theatre productions involving k-2nd graders and 3-7th graders.  During my senior year, I was hired as assistant director and stage manager for their youth production.  I was also a regular sub for dance, acting, and singing classes.

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Shakespeare for Kids

For my senior Capstone project at OU, I researched Shakespeare education for elementary and middle-school children.  This project allowed me to combine my love of kids with my love of the bard.  After researching different methods and strategies of Shakespeare education, I crafted two lesson plans using the techniques and exercises I learned.  A few weeks later, I had the opportunity to teach 2 fifth grade classes about Shakespeare.  

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