Book-It Repertory Theatre


Book-It Style Master Class

Investigate your authentic and unique voice for acting and/or reignite your flame as a teaching artist.

Taught by Founding Co-Artistic Director Myra Platt
and Director of Education Annie DiMartino

Investigate your authentic and unique voice for acting and/or reignite your flame as a teaching artist.

During this two-day Master Class, artists looking to learn more about performing* in the Book-It Style will receive instruction from Founding Co-Artistic Director Myra Platt on how to seamlessly transition from narrative to dialogue while staying true to character objective and point of view.

Attendees will also learn how to transfer these techniques into the classroom**. The class will explore activities to activate language and enhance comprehension skills for curriculum-based texts. After completing our training, vetted Book-It Teaching Artists (TAs) will be included in our hiring pool at competitive rates. Our Teaching Artist opportunities range from one-day workshops to week-long camps and month-long residencies throughout the academic year and summer months.

Master Class Dates: Saturday, August 13 and Sunday, August 14
Time: 12:30-4:30pm each day
Cost: $150, a $50 nonrefundable registration fee is required to hold your spot.
Balance due on the first day of class August 13th.
Maximum Capacity: 35
Location: 12th Avenue Arts Second Floor Conference Room, 1620 12th Ave, Seattle WA 98112

To make your $50 non-refundable deposit and register for the Master Class, click here.

Please fill out all information completely.
Last day to cancel and relinquish your spot is August 1st.

Have more questions? Call Dominic Lewis at 206-428-6266, education@book-it.org

Detailed Information on the Master Class will be emailed to all registered students by August 8th.

*Actors should email a headshot and résumé; **Teaching Artist candidates should send a paragraph writing sample on why you want to join the Book-It TA Team. Use subject line: Master Class Materials.

Bringing Theatre Into the Classroom

BTiC is an engaging, fun, five-day intensive summer workshop that will teach you ways to integrate theatre into your curriculum. During the hands-on workshops offered throughout the week, you’ll “try out” curriculum in a supportive environment with professional Teaching Artists, then receive a wealth of detailed, easy-to-follow lesson plans. 30 Clock Hours or 3 university credits are available.

Book-It’s BTiC workshops teach methods to make literature fun, physical, and active for students. Teachers learn how to take text from page to stage using the Book-It Style®. Workshops offered at BTiC include “Picture Book Tableaux and Purple Words,” “Literature Meets Theatre,” and “Punctuation Walk.”

This year’s BTIC has passed, stay tuned for more information about next year!
Tuition: $500 – Financial Aid Available!
For more information, contact: Hannah Kaye | 206.859.4015 | btic@sct.org
Or visit: http://www.sct.org/For-Educators/BTiC/

BTiC is presented by Seattle Children’s Theatre, Book-It Repertory Theatre, Seattle Repertory Theatre and Pacific Northwest Ballet

Book-It Customized Teacher Training

Book-It offers customized training for teachers and educators K-12. Our professional development program works with your school to help teachers use the Book-It Style® to bring everyday curriculum to life. We offer workshops for 10-40 participants for three-hour sessions or longer and provide clock hours. This is a perfect workshop for an in-service day!

For more information on Book-It’s customized training, call 206.428.6319 or email education@book-it.org.

Clock hours and university credit are available for both Book-It Teacher Training and BTiC.