Intellectual

Life Skills of Acting

Posted January 20, 2022 | By ale_bellot

Digital Education Programming Presented by the
Center for Health & Wellbeing

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Do you feel uneasy interacting with new people? Are you looking to boost your confidence? Discover how the enjoyment of theatrical play can support your Emotional Wellbeing, connection with others, and inspire confidence.

In this workshop, Central Florida Community Arts (CFCArts) Teaching Artist Chris Hicks covers 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.

This program is presented by CFCArts Teaching Artist Chris Hicks and hosted by the Winter Park Health Foundation in collaboration with CFCArts.

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.