Teresa Simone is an MFA candidate in Theatre for Youth at ASU. She is a proud graduate of Dell’Arte, and has trained with Augusto Boal, the San Francisco Mime Troupe, and Cornerstone Theatre. Teresa worked as an ensemble actor/director for Stories That Soar (Tucson, AZ) from 2003-2013. As their Education Director, Teresa taught playwriting to about 1000 children annually. She has taught throughout Southern Arizona in many diverse communities. She co-founded Las SinFronteras, a youth arts performance space, and Boys’R’Us, a gender performance cabaret. Teresa is generally social media-averse. “Get off the Internet! I’ll meet you in the street.”
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Teresa Simone continues her Why I Hate Children’s Theatre series with this post exploring the work of Zarco Guerrero.
Teresa Simone discusses examples of children’s performance that aren’t considered “theatre” in the third installment of her Why I Hate Children's Theatre series.
In the second installment of Teresa Simone’s Why I Hate Children’s Theatre series, the author discusses the problems with binary constructions of "child" and "adult."
In the first installment of Teresa Simone’s Why I Hate Children’s Theatre series, the author discusses the problematic distinction between theatre for children and theatre for a general audience.