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Actors Company

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The Actors Company's professional teaching artists offer original, engaging, historical and literary character-based shows, as well as customized workshops in theater topics and mindful & creative movement. 

Our highly interactive programs support educational objectives in ELA, HSS, STE, SEL, performing arts & physical literacy, in schools, as well as life-long learning goals in community settings. Our carefully researched historical & literary shows are presented in period costume, and all our programs are adaptable to specific curricular, developmental, and scheduling needs. 

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 (MPA, SAG-AFTRA, AEA), also a professional teaching artist/performer. Additional programming is provided by Marisa Diamond (BFA, SAG-AFTRA, AEA). 

All our teaching artists have extensive performance and teaching experience, both virtually and in-person, working with film and theater companies, universities, schools, senior communities, museums, universities, corporate and government clients, and non-profits. For more information: www.jtturner.org www.diamondcircus.com www.marisadiamond.com

2019-2020

2018-2019

2017-2018

 

Programs by Actors Company

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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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All About the Bard: Will's World

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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Charles Dickens' 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...

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Fitzgerald and The Great 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: "Witch" Trials, "Sleepy Hollow," Traditional Ghost Stories, or "Tell Tale Heart"

Choose from our haunting American literature & history focused programs:  a) WITNESS: Miller's The Crucible and the Salem "Witch" Trials, b) Traditional American Ghost Stories, c) Edgar Allan Poe: "The Raven" and "The Telltale Heart", d...

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Stories from Around the World

Choose one of our popular, adaptable story-based programs (Aesop, Winter Tales, or Ghost Stories), or customize a set of stories based on your current learning themes, all brought to life by award-winning professional actor J.T. Turner. 1) A Visit...

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Theater , Circus , and Movement Arts Workshops (customizable)

Theater, circus and movement arts workshops with our professional performers/teaching artists are customizable to varied themes and developmental levels, from elementary school through university and adult learners. Standard options to choose from...

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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:

Community Building
Program Development
International
Religion
Social and Emotional Learning( SEL)
Culture
Social Studies/History
Health/Physical Education
Career Education
Language Arts/English
Performing Arts
Professional Development/Continuing Education
Sciences
Character Education
Literacy
Writing
Reading
Professional Learning Community
Instructional Strategies
Problem Solving
Title I
Gifted & Talented
Curriculum
Instructional Programs
Leadership
Collaboration