About Banda...
Position: Theatre Teacher
Room: D102
Phone: 480-234-9771
Email: Banda

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Welcome!

My room is a safe space to explore and create; we aim to leave our egos at the door, play, discuss, and investigate. Everyone is welcome.

My Education and Professional Background

American Academy of Dramatic Arts,(Acting). E15 Acting School /University of Essex, London (Theatre Directing) MFA, Institute of Shakespeare/University of Birmingham, Birmingham, England (Shakespeare and Education) MAPGC

My Educational Philosophy

Jenn's philosophy on teaching acting begins with helping actors find an organic way of coming to the truth through various methods including Meisner, Stanislavsky, Strasburg, Linklater, Laban, Suzuki. Through these methods and ensemble, intensive scene and monologue work the actor will come in contact with their inner voice In her room she sees herself as a guide, Jenn learns as she teaches. She believes in the Socratic method of teaching because acting is not finite; acting must be open to questions and refinement. Coming from observation, examination, and internalization, acting is a growing, breathing, ever changing art.
 

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