Anne & Jim Carroll Grant: Who's Behind the Mask?

  • School Year: 2018-2019
  • Applicants: Corinne Kravetz, Lead Teacher
  • School: Conard High School
  • Subjects: Other ~ Theatre Arts

This grant project will expand student’s ability to understand and use masks by starting with a neutral masks (blank mask with no expressions) and will finish with fully developed characters and full monologue performances. It aligns with the very unique unit in the high school Acting 1 curriculum masking unit. Students at Conard High School will be exposed to a professional working artist in the field, Adelka Polak. She is founder of Sova Dance & Puppet Theater, a dancer, puppeteer, mask-performer and movement director. Adelka will conduct a full day in residence workshop to 9th – 12th graders.

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