Making Theater Accessible for All: Meet Lloyd Woodcock of the Wheelock Family Theatre

18 Jan 2016 by Jason's Connection
Wheelock Family Theatre is fun, accessible, and educational.

Recently Ericka McIntyre, Jason’s Connection’s Content Director, talked with Lloyd Woodcock, Director of Education for the Wheelock Family Theatre, Boston’s professional, Equity theatre for families and children that is affordable, accessible, educational…. and fun!

In this insightful interview, Mr. Woodcock explains theatre education, and what the Wheelock Family Theatre does to make sure live theatre remains affordable and accessible.

Interview With Lloyd Woodcock

WHEELOCK FAMILY THEATRE is committed to: Quality – They work with top professional actors, directors, and designers from around New England to produce shows of the highest quality. Family – Their productions are designed to be a shared experience for intergenerational audiences—children, teens, parents, grandparents, aunts, and uncles. Engagement – They enrich the theatre experience for young people by offering a free workshop or other activity before or after every performance. Inclusiveness –  They are a national leader in service to audiences who are historically under-served: people with disabilities, people of color, and low-income families. Education – They offer a wide range of theatre classes and workshops, and work extensively with schools and community organizations. Their connection to Wheelock College informs and strengthens their educational programs.

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