Shawn Ferreyra

shawn.ferreyra@gmail.com

Education

Experience

California State University Hayward
BA - Theatre Arts

Emphasis on production, acting, directing, and stagecraft

Various
Continuing Education
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

Brooklyn Arts Council
Teaching Artist
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.

Wingspan Arts, Inc.
Teaching Artist
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.

Community Word Project
Teaching Artist
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.

Lindamood Bell Learning Processes
Instructional Pacer
April 2016 - December 2018

  • 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.

Languages

Skills

  • Native English speaker
  • Fluent in Spanish
  • Visual Art, Drawing, Painting, Illustration, Comics, Cartooning.
  • Basic training in Animation and Film Editing.
  • 20 years experience in Theatre Production and Stage Management.
  • Theatre Management, Marketing, Publicity.
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