After nearly two years of lockdowns and social distancing, do you feel uneasy interacting with new people? Are you looking to boost your confidence as you re-enter the world in social or professional situations again? Discover how the enjoyment of theatrical play can support your Emotional Wellbeing, connection with others, and inspire confidence.
In this workshop led by Central Florida Community Arts (CFCArts) Teaching Artist Chris Hicks, you’ll learn the basics of stage acting using theater games, role-playing and script readings. This program is a perfect fit for those with little to no experience on stage who wish to feel more comfortable speaking in front of others, or for avid performers who enjoy connecting with others in a safe, creative space. Come prepared to laugh and play!
This program is presented by CFCArts Teaching Artist Chris Hicks and hosted by the Winter Park Health Foundation in collaboration with CFCArts.
How to join the Zoom Program:
Upon registration for this program, you will receive two emails:
- One email from Eventbrite: you can either disregard this email or save it for your records. No action is needed with this message.
- One email from the Center for Health & Wellbeing: this email will contain your link to join the Zoom meeting. Simply select the link and the Zoom Meeting will launch. Please allow yourself five – 10 minutes before the program starts to launch Zoom and confirm your technology is working properly.
All CHWB Digital Education Programs are now presented with live captioning service. Please refer to your registration confirmation email for instructions on enabling live captions.
By participating in this program, you agree to CHWB’s Gracious Space policy. Unless otherwise noted, all CHWB Digital Education programs hosted via Zoom are recorded and made available for on-demand viewing on YourHealthandWellbeing.org, the Center for Health & Wellbeing’s website. If you prefer to be left out of the program’s recording, please leave your camera and microphone off for the duration of the program.
About the Program Presenter
Chris Hicks relocated to Orlando from the Chicago area, where she headed up a highly recognized high school theatre program and taught Honors and Advanced Placement English classes. Chris has a bachelor’s degree in Speech/ Theatre from Northern Illinois University and a Masters Degree in Teaching from National Louis University. Chris’ involvement with CFCArts includes teaching the Narrators! class as well as creative writing and acting workshops throughout the community. In her spare time, she enjoys costuming and performing with theaters, most notably as Ethyl in “On Golden Pond” and Mae Peterson in “Bye Bye Birdie,” where she was recognized by the Orlando Sentinel as one of Orlando Theatre’s Best of 2019 Performers.