About the Artist
Eleanor Crowder is a theatre innovator. Delighted to find new ways to connect with audiences, she brings the joys of theatrical exploration to your computer screen.
Playwright, performer and director, she introduces you to core theatre skills virtually or in person. She has worked with young artists and adults across cultures in Ghana and the Sudan; in The Yukon, and communities of Northern Ontario; in rural eastern Ontario and the urban centres of Ottawa and Toronto.
What is it that makes theatre so special? The circle of attention from the audience, the almost subliminal sync of performers, the sheer pleasure of being in a circle of story or song around a fire...
Voice warm-ups, iambic pentameter, rhetoric, physical acting, role-playing, use of heightened language; Imagery and levels of language, explore Shakespearean language and characters, plot composition and narrative arcs; Integrate writing with the dramatic arts; Understanding of all elements of design: line, shape, form, space, colour, texture, and value.
Drama, Music, Visual Arts
Culturally Diverse, Women+
Children ages 5 - 11, Children ages 12 - 18, Seniors, Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8