Use Acting to Learn Punctuation

Sunday, December 13th, 2015

Written communication is a convenient substitute for spoken communication. For thousands and thousands of years, communication was spoken, one to one to one until everyone knew. Records were written down, but not stories. News was delivered by criers who walked through the streets yelling...

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Courtney Weber

Baltimore native, Courtney Weber has worked as an actor and teacher in Los Angeles and Baltimore. Courtney studied acting at Emerson College in Boston and English at UCLA. She has continued her training with Shakespeare and Company and is pursuing her Master’s degree at the Bread Loaf School of English.

Through long term and day-to-day substitute assignments, Courtney has taught nearly every subject in grades K-12. She has choreographed a kindergarten dance performance and taught Shakespeare in the after school arts program at Baltimore’s ACCE Academy. In partnership with Ability Arts in Los Angeles, Courtney designed and implemented an arts workshop for students with special needs . She has performed for student audiences with Kaiser Permanente’s Educational Theater Programs and Baltimore Shakespeare Festival.

As Education Director for Baltimore Shakespeare Festival, Courtney directed The Tempest for BSF’s Teen Performance Program, as well as summer camp productions of The Taming of the Shrew and As You Like It with middle school students. She has taught Shakespeare workshops at Sudbrook and Carver.

Local credits include performing and directing with the Maryland Renaissance Festival, Run of the Mill Theater and Single Carrot. Courtney continues to substitute teach at The Park School. She also works with Theater Action Group, leading theater workshops for social justice using Theater of The Oppressed techniques with colleges and community groups.