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PROFESSIONAL BIOGRAPHY
Papers and Seminars

Nancy King
505.986.1040
Nancy@NancyKingStories.com

     
  ACADEMIC EDUCATION  
         
  READINGS AND WORKSHOPS  
     
  PUBLICATION (Books, Essays, Plays) / THEATRE WORK  
         
  HONORS  
     
  PAPERS AND SEMINARS  
         
    Papers  
    2000 “Using Drama to Teach Literature,” AATHE, Washington, DC  
    1999 “Imagemaking and Storymaking, “ NCTE, Phoenix, AZ  
    1996 "Entering Anthills of the Savannah Through the Eyes of a Doll," A Conference on Trans-lingual and Trans-cultural Creativity, West Chester University, West Chester, PA  
    1995 "Inner Visions/Outer Versions," International Alliance of Teacher-Scholars, Lake Arrowhead, CA  
    1994 "A Poet and Playwright Approach Performance," American Alliance for Theatre and Education Conference, University of Arizona, Tempe, AZ  
    1994 "The Inside Voice in the Outside World," American Folklore Society Annual Conference, Milwaukee, WI  
    1994 "Interactive Teaching and Learning," Conference on Postsecondary Education New Paltz, NY  
    1994 "Exploring Spirituality," Council On Honors Education, Baltimore, MD  
    1992 "Storymaking as a Tool to Teach Language," Budapest, Hungary  
    1991 "Storymaking and Language Development:" ICIE, Budapest, Hungary  
    1991 "Interiors and Edges: An experiment in Multicultural Education," National Association for Multicultural Education, New Orleans, LA  
    1990 "Stories in the Making," Association for Professional and Organizational Development, Lake Tahoe, CA  
    1989 "Children's Plays and Children's Dreams," American Theatre Association, Children's Theatre Conference, Philadelphia, PA  
    1989 "Imagery and Knowing," Professional and Organizational Development, Jekyll Island, GA  
    1988 "Old Stories, New Life," East Wenatchee Community Association, East Wenatchee, WA  
    1987 "Symbolic Learning and Creative Expression: Archeology of the Self," International Society for Exploring Teaching Alternatives, Fort Collins, CO  
    1984 "From Myth to Movement to Script," American Theatre Association, San Francisco, CA  
    1982 "Authors on Acting," Panel, American Theatre Association, New York City, NY  
    1978 "Minimum Standards for the Use of Psycho-Physical Techniques in Actor Training," American Theatre Association, New Orleans, LA  
    1977 "Using Movement to Learn Skills in Creative Drama," American Theatre Association, Chicago, IL  
    1977 "New Directions in Children's Theatre," American Theatre Association, Chicago, IL  
    1975 "Coursework for the Creative Drama Specialist," American Theatre Association, Los Angeles, CA  
    1974 "Sound and Movement Training for the Actor," American Theatre Association, Minneapolis, MN  
    1974 "Circus Techniques for the Actor," Delaware Dramatic Association, Newark, DE  
    1973 "Performance Environment and the Actor," American Theatre Association, New York City, NY  
    1973 "Theatre Movement," Delaware Dramatic Association, Newark, DE  
    1971 "Occidental and Oriental Movement Techniques in Training Actors," American Theatre Association, Chicago, IL  
    1971 "Creating Theatre for Children," Delaware Dramatic Association, Newark, DE  
    1970 "Movement Training for the Actor," American Theatre Association, Washington, DC  
    1969 "Movement Techniques for the Actor," Delaware Dramatic Association, Newark, DE  
         
    Guest Seminars: (1-6 weeks)  
    2003 Storyteller-in-Residence, Agua Fria School, Santa Fe, NM (Literacy Project to develop and enhance student writing)  
    2000 “Storymaking and Conflict Resolution,” Vaesterberg Folkhoegskola, Storvik, Sweden  
    1995 "Reading a Novel: Finding a Voice," Vaesterberg Folkhoegskola, Storvik, Sweden  
    1992, 96 "Storymaking and Drama," Janus Pannonius University, Pecs, Hungary  
    1986, 1988, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996  
      "Storymaking and Drama," Vaesterberg Folkhoegskola, Storvik, Sweden  
    1980, 1983, 1986, 1988, 1990, 1993, 1996  
      "Creating Drama," Stockholm Institute of Education, Stockholm, Sweden  
    1984 "Movement, Drama and Meaning," Linkoping, Sweden  
    1983 "Movement and Drama," Kristianstad School of Education, Kristianstad, Sweden  
    1979 "Theatre Movement,"University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NB  
    1979 "Using Movement as a Method for Understanding the Script," Wright State University, Dayton, OH  
    1978 "Movement and Drama," University of Toronto, Canada  
    1977, 73 "New Strategies for Total Teaching," Institute of Renaissance Studies, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Ashland, OR  
    1976 "Movement and Drama," University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada  
    1969 "Craftsmen and Movement," Haystack School of Crafts, Deer Isle, ME  
         
    Guest Seminars: (1-6 days) State Level  
    2005 Guest Luminary Artist, Seminar for Young Playwrights, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM  
    2003 Guest Luminary Artist, Seminar for Young Playwrights, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM  
    2001 International Sessions, University of Delaware—Workshops for teachers of drama, Dramapedagogues from Sweden.  
    2001 International Sessions, University of Delaware Winter Institute—Workshop for teachers of English from German.  
    2000 International Sessions, University of Delaware Winter Institute—Workshop for teachers of English from Germany  
    1999 International Sessions, University of Delaware Summer Institute—Workshops for teachers of English from Russia, Ukraine, and Kazakhstan  
    1998 International Sessions, University of Delaware Summer Institute—Workshops for teachers of English from six countries of the former Soviet Union  
    1997 International Sessions, University of Delaware Summer Institute--Workshops for teachers of English from Russia and Ukraine  
    1995 International Sessions, University of Delaware Winter Institute--Workshop for Teachers of English from countries around the world  
    1990 Reading Association of Delaware, "The Power of Drama in Reading"  
    1989 Delaware Hospice Association, "Using Stories to Tell Stories"  
    1986 Delaware Humanities Forum, "From Story to Drama"  
    1983 Delaware Valley Opera Forum, "Movement and Nonverbal Communication for the Opera Singer/Actor," Wilmington, DE  
    1983 Workshop for Teachers of Creative Drama, "From Myth to Movement to Drama," Delaware  
    1982 Mid-Eastern Symposium, "Myths, Drama and the Mind"  
    1981 Delaware Gerontological Society, "The Stories of Our Lives"  
    1981 Delaware Humanities Forum, "Living Myths"  
    1978 International Reading Association, Wilmington, DE "Reading and Telling"  
    1977 International Reading Association, Newark, DE, "Drama and Reading"  
    1976 Children's Theatre Association of America, University of Delaware, Newark,DE, "Children and Drama"  
    1975 Conference on Young Children, Delaware State College, Dover, DE, "Developmental Learning Through Movement and Drama"  
    1973 ILS Children's Director-in-Classroom Program, New Castle County, DE  
    1970-75 Delaware Preschool and Nursery Teachers Training Program, Wilmington and Newark, DE  
    1970-74 Head Start Teachers In-Service Program, Wilmington, DE  
    1970-73 Lancashire Teachers Enrichment Program, Wilmington, DE  
    1970-72 Delaware State College, Dover, DE  
    1970-72 Mount Pleasant High School, Wilmington, DE  
    1970 Stokely School for the Retarded, Georgetown, DE  
    1970 Forward School, Wilmington, DE  
    1970 Tatnall School, Wilmington, DE  
    1969-74 New Castle County Teachers In-Service Program, Wilmington, A. I. duPont, Marshallton, Alfred I .Dupont School Districts, DE  
    1969-72 Lore School Mental Health Project, Wilmington, DE  
    1969 Mote School, Marshallton, DE  
    1969 Downes School, Newark, DE  
    1965-68 Arden School, Arden, DE  
         
    Guest Seminars: (1-6 days) National Level  
    2008 Temple Menorah Rosenberg Senior Center, "Self-Discovery Through Stories," Redondo Beach, CA  
    1988 Wenatchee Community College, "Stories from all Times," WA  
    1983 Cecil County Community College, "Writing Plays for Children," MD  
    1983 Regional Drama Festival, "Creating a Sub-text," VA  
    1979 American College Theatre Festival, Catonsville, MD  
    1978 Mid-Atlantic Theatre Conference, Lehigh University, PA  
    1978 Creative Drama Day, Montgomery County, MD  
    1978 University of Idaho, Moscow, ID  
    1978 American College Theatre Festival, Bozeman, MT  
    1978 Learning Theatre, Paterson, NJ  
    1977 Mid-Atlantic Theatre Conference, Glassboro, NJ  
    1977 Barnes School, Cleveland, OH  
    1977 Creative Arts Community, Toledo, OH  
    1977 American College Theatre Festival, Pocatello, ID  
    1976 American College Theatre Festival, Emporia, KY  
    1975 Educational Arts Association, Fordham University, New York, NY  
    1974 Florida State University, MFA Program, Sarasota, FL  
    1974 New York State Arts Council, Mercy College, Dobbs Ferry, NY  
    1973-77 Hastings School, Hastings-on-Hudson, NY  
    1973 Pittsburgh School System, Pittsburgh, PA  
    1973 Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA  
    1973 State University, Cortland, NY  
    1972 American College Theatre Festival, North East, MD  
    1971 University of Maine, Orono, ME  
    1971-72 West Chester AAUP, Chester, PA  
    1969 University of Toledo, Toledo, OH  
         
    Guest Seminars: (1-6 days) International Level  
    2012 Scholar-in-residence, Teacher Education Program, Centre for Jewish Studies, York University, Toronto, Canada  
    2005 Scholar-in-residence, Teacher Education Program, Centre for Jewish Studies, York University, Toronto, Canada  
    2005 "Dancing With Wonder," Jewish Studies Education Program, York University, Toronto, Canada.  
    1988, 1992, 1995, 1996, 2000  
      Institute of Education, School for the Deaf, Teacher Education Program, Sweden  
    1987 University of Stockholm, Sweden  
    1985 University of Canterbury, England  
    1984 Inner London Educational Authority, London, England  
    1984 University of Stockholm, Stockholm, Sweden  
    1984 College of Education for the Training of Deaf Teachers, Stockholm, Sweden  
    1984 College of Further Education, Storvik, Sweden  
    1983 Kristianstad College, Kristianstad, Sweden  
    1983 Hertfordshire College of Art and Design, St. Albans, England  
    1982 Conference on Drama in Education, Workshop for Teachers, "From Myth to Theatre," Toronto, Canada  
    1982 Conference on Drama in Education, "Myths, Movement and Drama," Toronto, Canada  
    1980-82 Central School of Speech and Drama, London, England  
    1980-82 Inner London Educational Authority, London, England  
    1980 Scandinavian Drama Association, 5-day workshop, "A Movement Approach to Drama," Oranos, Sweden  
    1980 Training Film, "Teaching Drama," Swedish International Television, Stockholm, Sweden  
    1980 Seminars in Teaching Drama, University of Stockholm, Sweden  
    1980 Four-Day Workshop, "Nonverbal Communication in Psychotherapy," Linkoping, Sweden  
    1979 The Young Company (professional acting company), Toronto, Canada  
    1978 York University, Toronto, Canada  
    1978 University of Windsor, Windsor, Canada  
    1976-77 Master Teachers' Enrichment Program, Toronto, Canada  
    1976 London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art, London, England  
    1975-76 Inner London Educational Authority, London, England  
    1975-76 Central School of Speech and Drama, London, England  
    1975 University of Exeter, Exeter, England  
    1974-75 Scandinavian Drama Association: Bergen, Norway; Lund, Sweden; Copenhagen, Virum, Aalborg, Denmark  
       
    Special Projects  
    1994 Delaware Commission for Visual and Performing Arts  
    1989-91 UD Center for Teaching Effectiveness  
    1988 Consultant/Performer Storymaking  
    1978 Reader/Critic, Prentice-Hall Publishing Company  
    1977 Council on Drama in Education, Canada  
    1973-77 Hastings Public Schools, Hastings-on-Hudson, New York  
    1969-73 Mental Health Association, Wilmington, DE  
         
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