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

A collaboration between three theatres–Book-It Repertory Theatre, Seattle Children’s Theatre, and Seattle Repertory Theatre–Bringing Theatre into the Classroom (BTiC) is a five-day summer intensive for K-12 teachers. BTiC creates an engaging and fun learning community among teachers and teaching artists to integrate drama into all curriculum areas.

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 “Adapting and Directing in the Book-It Style.”

DATES July 18-22, 2016
COST $500 per teacher
LOCATION Seattle Repertory Theatre, Seattle Center Campus
APPLY ONLINE Application is available online on Seattle Children’s Theatre’s website

For more information on BTiC, contact Seattle Children’s Theatre via their website.

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.