Performing Arts Peer Network Gathering

Performing Arts Peer Network

PERFORMING ARTS in Quaker Schools:
What does it mean at this moment in time?

  • Join colleagues for discussion of how Quaker values inform performing arts in our schools

  • Explore ideas for weaving testimonies, social justice, and Quaker principles into our work.

  • Bring lessons, activities, and resources to share. Help us build a network of performing arts educators in Friends schools.

8:30 Registration, Refreshments and Social Time
9:00 Welcome, Introductions and Centering Meeting for Worship
Special Guest Presenter - Andre Robert Lee
The Intersection of Quakerism and the Arts
Balancing our creative freedom and expression with 
responsibility for our Art and the messages it carries. 
12:00 Lunch

Discussion Topics will include: (Let us know your interests!)

  • Competition in Quaker performing arts
  • Programming with cultural competency
  • Collaboration between specialist teachers and classroom teachers

Next Steps - How to stay connected.
Planning for 2020-2021 future peer network gathering topics and volunteers.
Closing worship

2:30 Farewells!


Be sure to join

Dates, Rates & Details

Dates, Rates & Details

DATEFebruary 7, 2020
Friday (8:30am-2:30pm) 

FACILITATOR/CLERKHeather Fortune, Friends Select School
Anne Hess, Germantown Friends School
Keisha Hirlinger, Abington Friends School
Will Addis, Westtown School

FEESRegistration fee: $92, includes light breakfast & lunch

LOCATIONFriends Center, 1501 Cherry Street, Philadelphia, PA 19102

Register Here!