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Feb 24

Time Management and Goal Setting for TA’s

February 24, 2023 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

The Biz of Teaching Artistry: Brought to you by Girl Be Heard

In this workshop we will highlight the different routes of Teaching Artistry, since there are many ways to be a TA! We will be sharing best practices for job seeking and examples of possible TA work schedules.

Facilitator Bios:

Kerry Warren (she/her/hers) is a Biracial New York based Actor and Teaching Artist. She recently accepted the position of Co-Executive Director of the Teaching Artists Guild (TAG), an advocacy organization for teaching artists run by teaching artists. She is a graduate of the Juilliard School where she received The President Polisi Prize for Artist as Citizen. She has taught with Harlem Children’s Zone, Lincoln Center Education, G!RLBEHEARD, People’s Theatre Project, the 52nd Street Project, EPIC theatre, NYTW, ArtsConnection, and a member of NYC Artist in Education Roundtable. As an actor she has performed on Broadway, Off Broadway, and regionally. Her theatrical credits include Broadway: The River with Hugh Jackman Off Broadway: Life Sucks (Theatre Row); This Is How It Ends (59E59); Much Ado About Nothing Mobile Unit (The Public Theater) Regional: The Tempest (Pittsburg Public); Romeo and Juliet (Dallas Theater Center); Office Hour (Berkeley Rep & Long Wharf); The Originalist (Arena Stage); Twelfth Night and The Book Of Will (Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival); Vanya, Sonia, Masha and Spike (Baltimore Center Stage) Television: Broad City, New Amsterdam, Law & Order SVU. She is a proud member of AEA & SAG-AFTRA kerrywarren.com.

Marissa Ontiveros, School Partnerships Program Manager at Girl Be Heard, is a Chicanx, Brooklyn-based teaching artist and arts administrator committed to dismantling barriers of access within NYC school systems and centering and celebrating the voices of BIPOC youth. She has proudly served as a teaching artist for multidisciplinary performance with humans of all ages, sizes, and ability in partnership with Lincoln Center, Brooklyn Acting Lab, Learning Extended Arts Programs (LEAP), St. Nick’s Alliance Brooklyn Art Exchange, and CO/LAB Theater Group, which aims to give individuals with developmental disabilities a creative and social outlet through theater arts. She specializes in centering students’ identities and celebrating creative choice through movement, storytelling, puppetry, and play. A powerful experience for her was being a PERFORMING ARTS LEGACY (PAL) fellow and part of creating an online platform to document and represent the careers of older performing arts professionals created by the Research Center for Arts and Culture (RCAC) at The Actors Fund (AF). As well as recently completing a 6-week trauma-informed teaching praxis through peer exchange and support, facilitated by Stockton Rush Bartol Foundation, and joining last fall the NYC Arts in Education Roundtable’s Teaching Artist Advocacy Subcommittee. She received her BFA from New York University Tisch School of the Arts, receiving her theatre training from Stella Adler Studio of Acting and the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts. Find out more at www.marissaontiveros.com


February 24, 2023
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Event Category:


Teaching Artists Guild
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