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Actors Company

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The Actors Company offers original, engaging, historical and literary character-based shows. Our highly interactive programs support educational objectives in ELA, HSS & STE in schools, as well as life-long learning goals in community settings. Shows are presented in period costume, and adaptable to specific curricular, developmental, and scheduling needs. The Actors Company
also offers professional development workshops for performing artists. 


TAC was founded by J.T. Turner (SAG-AFTRA, AEA), an award-winning professional writer, actor, director, and educator, and is managed by Marci Diamond, M.P.A. (SAG-AFTRA, AEA), also a professional teaching artist/performer. They have extensive experience working with schools, universities, senior communities, theaters, museums, filmmakers, universities, corporate and government clients, and non-profits. 

2018-2019

2017-2018

 

Programs by Actors Company

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A Visit with Aesop

A Visit with Aesop. The greatest storyteller in the world would like to visit with you!  Professional actor J.T. Turner as Aesop shares the story of his own life, along with his classic fables, such as the Tortoise and the Hare, The Lion and the...

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Charles Dickens in A Christmas Carol

Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol: Witness the classic tale of A Christmas Carol come beautifully to life, as award-winning actor J.T. Turner portrays Charles Dickens and every single character from the story in this one-man show. Charles Dickens...

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Fitzgerald and Gatsby

Award-winning actor, writer, and teaching artist J.T. Turner appears as F. Scott Fitzgerald to discuss the author's own life, times, and work, with specific focus on The Great Gatsby and its protagonist Jay Gatsby. Participants can be involved...

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Qigong : Mindfulness in Motion

Introduction to Qigong: Participants are introduced to gentle exercises of Qigong, a 2,000 year old mindful movement system from China used around the world use to calm mind and body. The simple movements of qigong can help reduce stress...

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Robert Frost, Light and Dark

Robert Frost, Light and Dark. Visit with American’s poet in his VT cabin, where he shares the stories of his life and work, along with some of his most popular poems, including Mending Wall, Birches, Nothing Gold Can Stay, Late Walk, Desert Places...

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Seasonal Specials: "Telltale Heart", "Witch" Trials, "Sleepy Hollow," OR Traditional Ghost Stories

Choose from popular American literature and history focused programs, especially suited for October:  a) WITNESS: Miller's The Crucible and the Salem "Witch" Trials, b) Traditional American Ghost Stories, c) Edgar Allan Poe: "The Raven" and "The...

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Tea with Mrs. Dickens

In "Tea with Mrs. Dickens", Catherine Hogarth Dickens welcomes you into the Dickens Family Home at Tavistock in December 1852. During your visit, she will share stories from her early life to her adventures with the world's most famous author and...

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The Adventures of Benjamin Franklin

Printer, Scientist, Author, Ambassador, Philanthropist, Patriot: Benjamin Franklin has been called "the First American".  In this interactive show, one of the world's greatest statesmen weaves history, civics, science, and humor, sharing stories...

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Will's World: All About the Bard

Will's World, All About The Bard. How does a glovemaker’s son, with just a few years of formal schooling, become the most famous writer and poet in the world? William Shakespeare shares his life story, while providing insight into his works and...

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More About This Provider

Type of Organization

Performing Arts

Contact

The Actors Company   theactorscompany1@gmail.com
34 Francis Street
Waltham MA 02451
781-710-3314
United States

https://www.jtturner.org/our-programs

Primary Disciplines

The programs of Actors Company cover:

Religion
Social Studies/History
Career Education
Language Arts/English
Performing Arts
Sciences
Character Education
Literacy
Writing
Reading
Professional Learning Community
Title I
Leadership