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Educator Extravaganza 2021

Join us for a day of workshops, networking opportunities, trivia, prizes, and a sneak preview of our Spring 2022 Season.

Saturday, November 6, 2021
9:00 AM – 1:00 PM

To RSVP please fill out our quick online form.


A Noise Within’s Covid Safety Policy
As we prepare to re-open the theatre, we will closely follow all ongoing public health guidance.

Before being admitted into the theatre for performances or events, all attendees must provide proof of full vaccination, meaning it has been at least two weeks since the attendee’s final vaccine shot.

Additionally, masks are required regardless of vaccination status and will be available onsite until such time that LA County stops requiring masks indoors.

Click here for our full Covid Safety Policy.


9:00 AM – Intro and Preview of Spring 2022 season with our Education Director and Resident Artists

9:30 AM – Workshop 1

Blue Group: TECHNICAL THEATRE WORKSHOP

Red Group: ACTING WORKSHOP

Green Group: THEATRE AND SOCIAL JUSTICE WORKSHOP

10:30 AM – Workshop 2

Blue Group: THEATRE AND SOCIAL JUSTICE WORKSHOP

Red Group: TECHNICAL THEATRE WORKSHOP

Green Group: ACTING WORKSHOP

11:30 AM – Lunch Break

Catered, outdoor lunch with opportunities to win prizes, network, and chat with our Shakespearean expert, Dr. Miranda Johnson-Haddad!

12:00 PM – Workshop 3

Blue Group: ACTING WORKSHOP

Red Group: THEATRE AND SOCIAL JUSTICE WORKSHOP

Green Group: TECHNICAL THEATRE WORKSHOP

1:00 PM – DONE!

OPTIONAL: Join us for the 2:00 PM matinee performance of August Wilson’s Seven Guitars. Your attendance at Educator Extravaganza includes one complimentary ticket to the performance!

Questions? Contact us at agreen@anoisewithin.org.


Acting

Aubrey Saverino has long straight brown hair and a navy blue tanktop. She stands against a plain white backdrop.Aubrey Saverino is a professional actor, teaching artist, and director with an MFA from The Old Globe/USD and a BA from Occidental College. She has been working with A Noise Within since moving back to Los Angeles in 2018, after living and working professionally in New York City for several years. As an actor, Aubrey has performed on screen and in professional Off-Broadway and regional theater productions including King Lear, Twelfth Night (The Old Globe); Henry IV Parts I & II, Twelfth Night (Independent Shakespeare Company); The Great Gatsby, Love’s Labour’s Lost (Orlando Shakespeare Theater); Pride & Prejudice (Capital Repertory Theatre); In The Next Room, In the Wake (San Diego Repertory Theatre).

She has taught theater for over ten years at institutions around the country, including the Pasadena Playhouse, The Old Globe and Epic Theatre Ensemble, and she is currently a Theater Instructor at Moorpark College.

Social Justice

Tyee Tilghman is an actor, writer, director, storyteller and acting coach living in Los Angeles. Mr. Tilghman holds an MFA in acting from the American Conservatory Theatre in San Francisco, and a BFA in Drama from West Virginia University. Select Teaching Credits: A Noise Within, Identity School of Acting Los Angeles, City Hearts, P.S. Arts, B.R.I.D.G.E. Theater Project, Denver Center Theatre Academy, Neighborhood Bridges, Demystifying Shakespeare Workshop,InterAct Story Theatre and Living History. Select TV/Film Credits: Baskets (FX), Party of Five (FreeFormTV), Broken Cradle and A Wife Betrayed (Lifetime), Criminal Minds and The Young & The Restless (CBS), I’m Dying Up Here (Showtime), A Trumped Birthday (Short), American Nightmares, dir. Rusty Cundieff & Darin Scott. Select Regional Credits: Our Very Own Carlin McCullough (Geffen Playhouse), Merry Wives of Windsor (Folger Library), Skeleton Crew (Studio Theatre), Gem of the Ocean and Fences (Marin Theatre Company), Spunk! and The Winter’s Tale (California Shakespeare Theatre), A Raisin in the Sun (DCPA); Three Sisters (Chautauqua Theatre Company).

Technical Theatre

Andrew Villaverde has short brown hair and a black V-neck sweater. He stands in front of a dark wood background.Andrew Villaverde is an award-winning, critically acclaimed theater professional based in Los Angeles. He currently teaches light and sound design with the performing arts department at Polytechnic School in Pasadena, CA where he is responsible for light and sound design for theater, music, and dance after 10 years at Harvard – Westlake School. Andrew is proud to have collaborated with theaters throughout the country including the Glendale Centre Theatre LA, A Noise Within LA, Texas Shakespeare Festival, Santa Fe Opera, and Theatrical Education Group. He has consulted for other Los Angeles area schools like La Cañada High School, St. Francis High School, Polytechnic School, and Campbell Hall School. Villaverde has won awards for design from LA Weekly for his work on Boston Court Theater’s Romeo and Juliet and StageSceneLA Awards for The Chairs, Comedy of Errors, Great Expectations, The Eccentricities of a Nightingale at A Noise Within and To Kill a Mockingbird at Glendale Center Theater. Andrew loves spending time at home with his wife and children in Pasadena.

Ask the Expert with Dr. Miranda Johnson-Haddad

Miranda is a smiling woman with light brown hair in a white cardigan.

ANW Consultant, Teacher, Speaker, and Writer (Program Materials and Study Guides) since 2009. ELSEWHERE: Consultant and Teacher for The Shakespeare Theatre, Washington, DC; Scholar in Residence, The Folger Shakespeare Library, Washington, DC; Performance Editor, Shakespeare Quarterly (1996-2003). Dr. Johnson-Haddad holds a B.A. in Comparative Literature from Princeton and a Ph.D. in Renaissance Studies from Yale. She has taught Shakespeare and Renaissance literature at Yale University, Vassar College, Howard University, and UCLA. Dr. Johnson-Haddad is the author of several articles on Shakespeare in performance, and she has reviewed numerous productions for Shakespeare Quarterly and Shakespeare Bulletin.