Shawn Ferreyra

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Experience

Teaching Artist – Brooklyn Arts Council, New York
Dec 2016-Present
Develops creative visual art lesson plans incorporating NY State Literary Standards, Blueprints for Teaching and Learning in the Arts, and multiple intelligences. Teaches creative visual art lesson plans in NY Public Schools and District 75 Schools.  Recipient of the SU-CASA Grant for Residencies at Brooklyn Senior Centers.

Teaching Artist – Wingspan Arts, Inc., New York
Sep 2016-Present
Develops creative visual art lesson plans incorporating NY State Literary Standards, Blueprints for Teaching and Learning in the Arts, and multiple intelligences. Teaches creative visual art lesson plans in NY Public Schools. Mentors Teaching Artists in training.

Teaching Artist – Community Word Project, New York
May 2016-Present
Develops creative visual art lesson plans incorporating NY State Literary Standards, Blueprints for Teaching and Learning in the Arts, and multiple intelligences. Teaches creative visual art lesson plans in NY Public Libraries and NY Public Schools. Mentors Teaching Artists in training.

Instructional Pacer/Mentor –Lindamood-Bell Learning Processes
Apr 2016-Present
Teaches students with learning disabilities, autism spectrum disorders, and non-diagnosed learning difficulties. Works one-on-one with students to improve reading, comprehension, and math. Administers and scores tests, mentors junior Clinicians. Designs and expedites student instruction.

Artistic Director – El Gato Family Theatre, San Francisco
Aug 2005-Nov 2009
Founded and incorporated fiscally sponsored theatre company. Staged productions of original new plays for schools and for the public, including a Harry Potter project in collaboration with the Make a Wish Foundation. Created curriculum for local schools and hosted school performances with educational talkbacks.

Freelance Stage Manager – Various,San Francisco
Nov 2005-Nov 2009
Stage Managed a variety of theatre productions under several different AEA contracts.

Education

BA, Theatre Arts California State University Hayward
Emphasis on production, acting, directing, and stagecraft

Continuing Education – Various
Continuing studies in: Illustration at SVA in New York, Playwriting at ESPA in New York and Playwrights Foundation in San Francisco, Filmmaking and Editing at DCTV, New York

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