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Fred Beam & Sunshine 2.0 - CEU Workshop - It's a Deaf Thing - Deaf Expo

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The RP Funding Center

701 West Lime Street

Lakeland, FL 33815

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Deaf Theater Arts & Creative Movement

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About Fred:

Fred Michael Beam , native of Tampa, Florida , is Outreach Coordinator for Sunshine 2.0 .He has worked as acclaimed professional dancer, actor, director, choreographer, ASL Director and playwright for numerous dance concerts and theater nationally and internationally. He has performed around the globe including Africa, Australia, Egypt, England, and France among others. He was a member

of “I Didn’t Hear That Color,” the first black deaf play ever produced.

His television and film credits include “If You Could Hear My Own Tune,”

“The West Wing,” “Secret Dream,” “Little Lonely Monster, and “The New Captain Kangaroo, “ for which he won the 2000 Media Access Award. He has served as the Director of Invisible Hands, Inc.,

which promotes deaf awareness through performing arts. He was a founding

member of the Wild Zappers, an all deaf male dance company. He also

established Theatre Arts Leadership Training for Deaf People of Color at

Gallaudet University. He also worked with students in numerous summer camps in the field of leadership arts and S.T.E.M. for many years.

Workshop Abstract :

This workshop is for participants who are dealing with the challenges presented by theatricalized American Sign Language and on working with visual theater techniques. Intended for students and interpreters, this workshop consists of theatrical exercises designed to stimulate creativity, imagination, and theatrical intensiveness using visual theater techniques.

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