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|Photo by Joe Kirkish|
She submitted an article for publication to Teaching Theatre, a national journal for theatre educators. Everyone knows that if they take part in a show she is directing, or in the Acting I class, they will engage in ball playing. Over the last few years she has developed exercises and games that integrate ball-play as a device to: strengthen concentration; build group cohesion; create awareness of physical space and movement; promote physical strength and flexibility; serve as a visual representation of energy. All this with a 9" latex ball!
|Trish and her students play ball!|
Photo by Mark Riutta, www.definedvisuals.com
She was in the Pine Mountain Opera Chorus, singing among the Keweenaw's finest!
She also began compiling media for future implementation of an online course in American Musical Theatre.