The Arden Blog Category: Arden for All

Improv as Professional Development for Teachers

February 12, 2016

On an unseasonably warm and rainy late Wednesday afternoon in early February a group of timid yet very excited and curious Philadelphia public school teachers arrived at the Arden’s Hamilton…

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Arden for All – Adventures in Eddystone

January 28, 2011

By Shanna Tedeschi, Arden Professional Apprentice Greetings friends! Shanna here–an Arden Professional Apprentice and Teaching Artist. Did you know that every year over 2, >pharmacy 500 excited kids in Philadelphia,…

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Arrietty in the Classroom

December 14, 2010

Bi Jean Ngo, the actress who plays Arietty in The Borrowers, >pharm is also a Teaching Artist for the Arden’s educational program – Arden For All.  Here Bi recounts her…

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Teacher as Celebrity

May 19, 2010

By Courtney Spiker Martin, Arden’s Business Manager and Teaching Artist for Arden for All Walking the halls of Washington Elementary in Camden, NJ may just be the closest I ever…

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Cause and Effect at McCall Elementary

May 4, 2010

By Hilary Rea, Arden Teaching Artist Cause and effect. If I teach these kids about sentence structure they will have fun. But will they really have fun? That is what…

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Teaching If You Give a Mouse a Cookie

April 15, 2010

By Maureen Mullin Fowler, Education Director For many in the theatre industry, Monday is the day of rest.  No one would think that 8AM on a Monday would be a…

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Of Teachers and Tragedies

March 22, 2010

By Brittany Howard, Arden Professional Apprentice I come from a family of teachers. Literally, sisters, parents, aunts, uncles, grandparents—they are all teachers. So, growing up, I was determined that I…

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Shadows for Peter Pan

February 1, 2010

By Donna Ellis and Brian Morrison from Hands UP Productions In order to bring the magical story Peter Pan alive for a Deaf audience, Hands UP Productions and the Arden…

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The Art of Teaching

January 14, 2010

By Matt Ocks, mind Manager of Institutional Giving My boss Terry just asked me to pull a quote from Alan “History Boys” Bennett, and it got me to thinking. But…

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All about Audio Description

November 10, 2009

By Jennifer Peck, the Arden’s General Manager As part of our commitment to providing programming for everyone, The Arden offered two accessible performances of The History Boys. C2 Captioning provided…

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