Theatre in Museums Workshop!

  • 26 Sep 2011
  • 01 Oct 2011
  • Indianapolis, Indiana

Hosted by:

The Children's Museum of Indianapolis

Indianapolis, IN

September 26 - 28, 2011 (Part I)
Basic information needed to start a theatre program and an opportunity to hear about and observe other museums' programs.
September 29 - October 1, 2011 (Part II)
An opportunity to work on your own script or to participate in the process of working on others' scripts. Please note: in order to enroll in Part II you must have taken part in Part I this year or in the past. If you are submitting a script for the workshop, it must reach the Children's Museum of Indianapolis by July 30, 2011.
Sessions will include:
   • The importance of a collaborative exhibit and interpretation planning process in
      meeting the main message and goals of an exhibit.
   • The use of actors and interpreters in exhibits, including examples of museum
      theatre, demonstrations, facilitated programs, character appearances, informal
      interpretation, and exhibit hosts.
   • Administrative and personnel needs of institutional theatre and interpretation
   • Budgeting
   • Working with professional writers
   • Actors in institutional settings
   • Tours of local museums
   • Guest performances and sessions
A brochure and registration form is available HERE. If you have additional questions, please email Patricia Daily at patriciad "at"  childrensmuseum "dot" org or call (317) 334-3819. Registration deadline is August 19, 2011.

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