Playwright Annie Hough of Northwest Minnesota will present a webinar on Tuesday, July 12, from 2:00 to 3:00 PM (CDT). Called “Underdogs in the Spotlight: Using Plays to Discover and Showcase the Talents of Students with Disabilities,” the VSA-sponsored session will share useful tips and humorous stories gleaned from her failures and successes as an artist with disabilities working with students with disabilities.
Hough will provide a simple checklist of play production tasks and roles, and offer advice on seeking out and developing valuable relationships with passionate allies. She will share photos, suggest ideas, and respond to audience feedback regarding the transformative benefits that every interested child can attain through their involvement with a play production.A writer of educational plays for children, Annie Hough loves providing positive opportunities for underrepresented children. She has been a speaker at literary conferences, disability awareness workshops, and in many classrooms.
The webinar is sponsored by VSA, a program of the Office of Education and Accessibility at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. This and other webinars are listed at Kennedy Center.