Claude McNeal Productions

Claude McNeal Productions

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Program description

A featured part of Claude McNeal Productions (the nationally-acclaimed performance/theatre education company headquartered in Indianapolis), ACT Out is a social-issues improvisational theatre education program that centrally helps students of various ages learn to better face the difficult conflicts that are pervading and damaging societal issues in their everyday lives, encouraging students to

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Program Detail

Program type: In-School Performance, Professional Development, Workshop/Class (In-School), Workshop/Class (Out-of-School)
Artistic Discipline: Theatre
Cultural Origin: Multi-Cultural
Subject: Fine Arts: Theatre, Social Emotional Learning
Population served: Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8, Grade 9, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12, Adults
Bilingual: No
Available dates:

Available year-round

Available times:

During the school days or after school workshops.

Length of program: 45 minutes per session
Location(s):

Can perform in classrooms or gymnasiums.

IDOE STANDARDS

Connects to State (IDOE) and/or Common Core Curriculum Standards: Yes
FINE ARTS: THEATRE:
Anchor Standard 1 – Generate and conceptualize artistic ideas and work: Theatre artists rely on intuition, curiosity, and critical inquiry
Anchor Standard 2 – Organize and develop artistic ideas and work: Theatre artists work to discover different ways of communicating meaning.
Anchor Standard 4 – Select, analyze, and interpret artistic work for presentation: Theatre artists make strong choices to effectively convey meaning.
Anchor Standard 6 – Convey meaning through the presentation of artistic work: Theatre artists share and present stories, ideas, and envisioned worlds to explore the human experience.
Anchor Standard 7 – Perceive and analyze artistic work: Theatre artists reflect to understand the impact of drama processes and theatre experiences.
Anchor Standard 8 – Interpret intent and meaning in artistic work: Theatre artists’ interpretations of drama/theatrical work are influenced by personal experiences and aesthetics.
Anchor Standard 10 – Synthesize and relate knowledge and personal experiences to make art: Theatre artists allow awareness of interrelationships between self and others to influence and inform their work.
Anchor Standard 11 – Relate artistic ideas and works with societal, cultural, and historical context to deepen understanding: Theatre artists understand and can communicate their creative process as they analyze the way the world may be understood.
Anchor Standard 11 – Relate artistic ideas and works with societal, cultural, and historical context to deepen understanding: Theatre artists critically inquire into the ways others have thought about and created drama processes and productions to inform their own work.

Supporting Materials

2018 CMP Education Report

2018-CMP-Education-Report-1.pdf

ACT OUT flyer for schools

ACT-OUT-student-flyer-1.pdf

ACT Out brochure for schools

Schools-ACT-OUT-Brochure-1.pdf

ACT Out flyer for corporate clients

ACT-OUT-professional-flyer.pdf

ACT Out corporate brochure

Corporate-ACT-OUT-Brochure.pdf

Qualifications

Conducts educational programming for 2 or more years: Yes
Performs criminal background checks on staff with youth contact: Yes
Maintains general liability insurance: Yes
Three letters of recommendation / references available: Yes
Provides study guides for teachers and or students: Yes
Provides tools to assess student learning (workshops and residencies): Yes
Provides scholarship and reduced fees: Yes
Conducts ongoing assessments of program quality: Yes
Connects to State (IDOE) and/or Common Core Curriculum Standards: Yes

PHOTOS

VIDEOS

  • ACT Out promotional piece. Find out what we're all about!

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