Training Resumé

CURRICULUM CONSULTANT
Since 2007, Brenny has been a trainer and instructional designer for Koppett & Co. Please visit the link www.koppett.com for more information.
THIAGI GROUP (2005 – 2007)  Studied with Thiagi, Matthew S. Richter, and Kat Koppett.  Presented with Kat Koppett (and performed with Kat and William Hall) at the national conference of the International Society of Performance Improvement in Dallas, April 2006.  Edited curriculum materials for training consultants and online courses.
WSWHE BOCES    (2000)    Developed career-oriented, academically challenging high school theatre arts curriculum, which integrated honors-level English, participation-in-government, and economics curricula.  Wrote variance application and supporting materials to earn NYSED approval.  Developed assessment tools and criteria.  Delineated scope and sequence with sample lesson plans, resources, and activities
ADIRONDACK THEATRE FESTIVAL  (2005)  Developed StageWrite curriculum.  StageWrite is a program that links professional theatre artists with schools, to teach NYSED standards via drama.  Emphasizing improv and playwriting, StageWrite demonstrates theatre values to promote active learning.

 

THEATRE EDUCATOR
NEW VISIONS THEATRE ARTS Saratoga Springs, NY Instructor, 2003-2006
Delivered highly interactive, engaging, student-centered instruction.  Directed student productions. Produced a season of productions, including Shakespearean text, children’s theatre, contemporary and original plays. Planned and delivered touring productions to local elementary, middle, and high school audiences.  Coordinated and collaborated with consultant directors, choreographers, and designers.  Developed and implemented internship experiences with theatre professionals
ADIRONDACK THEATRE FESTIVAL Glens Falls, NY Teaching Artist and Artistic Associate , 2005-Present
Taught theatre workshops and classes at many venues, including Saratoga County Arts Center, Saturday Scholars (Shenendahowa Schools), Siena College Summer Camp, and Knowledge Network.

 

CORPORATE ENTERTAINMENT
ARTFUL ANTICS Saratoga Springs, NY Partner, 2000-200
Several interactive scripts produced in venues in New York, Massachusetts, and Vermont.  Clients include GE, CDPHP, GlaxoSmithKlien, Marylou Whitney, FineAffairs, and University at Albany.  Conducted client interviews and developed events to meet specific goals.  Wrote, produced, directed, and facilitated events, so audience/client knew how to play and learn.  Many events linked to team building and sales training.

 

EDUCATION
Hamilton College Siena College University at Albany
BA in English Literature, 1988 Teacher Certification, 1992 MA in English, 1997, Composition Studies
Dean’s List Presidential Scholar, GPA 4.0 Degree conferred with distinction, GPA 4.0