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The 2016 Senior Theatre Conference

Palmer House Hilton, Chicago, IL

August 11-14, 2016

Senior Theatre Focus Group Meeting
Learn about the Focus Group and how you can contribute to its goals, leadership, and future plans. Discover Senior Theatre news and trends.

  • Chair: Barbara Parisi, Focus Group Rep, Long Island University Brooklyn Campus
  • Bonnie Vorenberg, Focus Group Conference Planner, ArtAge Senior Theatre Resource Center

 

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Performance: Senior Theatre OnStage II
Chair: Bonnie L. Vorenberg, ArtAge Senior Theatre Resource Center

Performing company shares their recent performances and discusses their process and results.

  • Joyce Stern Greenberg and Sandy Greenberg perform Committee of Two with Ester Hana, musical accompanist

 

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Workshop: Plays for Senior Theatre: Discovering ones that work
The difficult task of finding Senior Theatre plays will be made easier in this interactive playreading session.

Chair: Bonnie L. Vorenberg, ArtAge Senior Theatre Resource Center
Presenters:

 

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Performance: Senior Theatre OnStage
Two performing companies share their recent performances and discuss their process and results.

Chair: Barbara Parisi, Long Island University Brooklyn Campus
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Panel Discussion/Roundtable: Theatre in Prisons
Gathering stories, building relationships with older women in prison to create powerful theatre.

  • Chair and Presenter: Amy D. Insley, VASTA, EDTA, CNU/ODU, Up the River and Through the Woods: A Play Created with Older Women in Prison.

 

Panel Discussion & Roundtable: Success in Senior Theatre: What I’ve Learned
You can do well in Senior Theatre if you follow the practices of those who have found success in the field.

Chair: Barbara Parisi, Long Island University Brooklyn Campus
Presenters:

 

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Panel Discussion/Roundtable: Types of Senior Theatre: There’s a Place for YOU!
The many forms of Senior Theatre mean that whatever your passion, you can contribute to the field.

Chair: Monciella Elder
Presenters:

  • Barbara Parisi, Long Island University/Brooklyn Campus, One Person Shows: Ben Franklin
  • Linda LaRocque: Box Factory for the Arts and Senior Theatre
  • Barbara Lolordo: Senior Theatre in the Community, EC-LEC-TIC Senior Players
  • Bonnie Vorenberg: Senior Theatre Overview, ArtAge Senior Theatre Resource Center

 

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