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Energy, Focus, and Creative Risk Taking:  Classroom Management for the Visual and Performing Arts

  • American Conservatory Theatre 30 Grant Avenue San Francisco, CA, 94108 United States (map)

Expand your toolkit by learning new techniques to help keep a class on track while being fun, engaging, and respectful of all of your students. Learn why were hesitant to use the term "classroom management" in our event description. 

Read about how successful the event was last year. This year's event will have the same structure but with a new set of presenters.

4:05-4:25   Welcome + short presentations
4:30-5:00   1st mini workshop. Choose between music, dance, theater or visual arts
5:05-5:35   2nd mini workshop. Choose between music, dance, theater or visual arts
5:35-6:00   Sharing out + Closure

Workshop presenters:

  • Juan Manzo, Theater
    Juan has spent the last five years managing arts education programs and training teachers in New York and Los Angeles for Urban Arts Partnerships.
  • Jessica Recinos, Dance
    Jessica is a dancer, dance coordinator, choreographer and "artivist" who was born and raised in San Francisco, CA. She is the founder of Rising Rhythym Project SF, a Bay Area dance collective. She teaches with Lines Ballet, Loco Bloco, and Leap. 
  • Ami Molinelli, Music
    Ami is a professional musician who develops programming and curriculum for MUST’s Music Integration programs, including Music First! and TEAM. She was artist-in-residence with the Los Angeles Music Center and core faculty member with the Los Angeles Philharmonic Education department. 
  • Todd Berman, Visual Arts
    Todd runs the Where Art Lives program, is an instructor with the Integrated Learning Specialist Program, and is a museum educator with the Contemporary Jewish Museum. He will be sharing classroom tips from his 16 years of teaching art lessons as a substitute teacher in the San Francisco Unified School District.

FREE for members of the Arts Education Alliance of the Bay Area, including employees of member organizations. Join the Arts Ed Alliance now so you can attend all of our events for free.

Later Event: September 16
Teaching Artist Open Call