Steppenwolf Education celebrates the learner, maker and appreciator in each of us. We commit to breaking down barriers to ensure access and equity for all. After producing a total of 19 FREE virtual programs from March through May of 2020, we are back with events surrounding Steppenwolf for Young Adults' first-ever radio play, George Orwell's Animal Farm.
STEP-IN: CHARACTER DEVELOPMENT
Wednesday, October 28 at 4:30–6:30pm CST
How does an actor craft a character? Part text analysis and part "understanding the tools an actor uses to become a character," join us in a workshop exploring character development from one of the incredible actors of Steppenwolf for Young Adults' George Orwell's Animal Farm. Whether you’re a writer, actor, director, designer, or theatre appreciator, everyone will get closer to understanding and exploring character. No experience necessary. Just bring yourself!
ANIMAL FARM, THE RADIO PLAY: CREATIVES IN CONVERSATION
Saturday, November 14 at 3–4:30pm CST
Join the Steppenwolf Young Adult Council as they interview the cast of Steppenwolf for Young Adults' first-ever radio play, Animal Farm by George Orwell adapted for the radio by Steve Pickering. Get the opportunity to listen in on the process behind the radio play from the artists that created it and hear about how Animal Farm speaks to our current moment.
VIRTUAL PROGRAMS ARCHIVE
Since launching in late March, our virtual programs have reached thousands of people worldwide. Check out video recordings, lesson plans, and creative challenges in our archive.
Ralla Klepak Foundation for Education in the Performing Arts
Ralla Klepak was a trailblazing attorney, advocate, singer and educator, driven by a passion for social justice and the power of the performing arts to promote world peace. Steppenwolf is grateful to the Ralla Klepak Foundation for Education in the Performing Arts for their generous partnership, which provides resources to “keep the (virtual) lights on” for teens and educators during the disruptions of the COVID-19 pandemic and create first-of-their-kind industry models for online theater education engagement.