APTH 649 - Apprenticeship (3 Credits)
Prerequisite: Permission of Academic Director
Students will have an opportunity to spend one semester apprenticed to one of the Creative Arts Team’s professional theatre outreach programs or to an appropriate program elsewhere. They will assess the work through a youth/community development lens, document and analyze their experience in journals and discuss experiences in special seminars with the Program Directors.
Apprenticeships will be available at CAT with: the Early Learning Through the Arts Program, the Elementary/Junior High Schools Program, High Schools, Parent Education, Youth Theatre and After School Programs; the Student Shakespeare Festival and a selection of Special Projects. Students will have the opportunity to observe and assist in the preparation and implementation of specific projects, working alongside professional actor-teachers or youth theatre directors, under the guidance of senior CAT Program Directors.