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Shadows Anti-Bullying Conference

Thursday, February 28, 2013 from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM (EST)

Union, United States

Shadows Anti-Bullying Conference

Ticket Information

Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Student Ended $25.00 $1.62
Adult Ended $40.00 $1.99
Kean Student (must show ID) Ended $15.00 $1.37
Group Rate
Special discount for schools and organizations bringing groups. Includes 2 free chaperones with all groups over 30.
Ended $15.00 $1.37

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Franklin High School's award winning applied theatre program, Shadows, in partnership with the Tyler Clementi Foundation (www.tylerclementi.org) and the National School Climate Center (www.schoolclimate.org) is offering their first ever hands-on Anti-Bullying Workshop and Conference.  The day will involve hands on arts activities to help student and adults explore bullying in their communities and brainstorm on ways to make their schools and towns safer and more inclusive.  Presenters include theatre practitioners, spoken word artists and media specialists.  Workshops run both morning and afternoon with a special lunchtime performance.  

 

At the end of the day, adults and students will have the opportunity to come together to bring realistic, usable ideas back to their schools to try and create grassroots change in their communities.  Lunch is provided.

 

Confirmed workshop leaders include (more being added daily!)

KEYNOTE SPEAKER FROM THE TYLER CLEMENTI FOUNDATION, www.tylerclementi.org


Richard Cardillo, Dir. of Education, Nat'l School Climate Organization - Through a series of activities and discussions, Rich will present this comprehensive and multi-year effort to promote upstander behavior and discourage bully-victim behavior

 

Alyea Pierce, Spoken Word Artist and NY Knicks Poetry Jam Finalist - focusing on how poetry/ spokenword is an outlet for bottled emotions, as well as expressing your truth in a creative way.

 

Cast Members of Shadows - a workshop featuring dance and improvization to explore bullying and its ramifications

 

Jane O'Leary - Professional Actress and Applied Theatre Artist - An Improvization Workshop - utiziling improv to explore status, trust, and positive group dynamics

 

Sudip Chakroborthy, Prof of Theatre, Dhaka University, Bangladesh - Indigenous theatre games of Bangladesh and using theatre to explore ethnic differences and identity.

 

And MORE...

 

All proceeds go to continue spreading the dialogue about anti-bullying and safer, inclusive school culture.

 

Join us for this very special event!

 

There are group rates available.  Please contact Jennifer Little at Franklin High School, jlittle@franklinboe.org for more information.

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