Aixa Rosario Medina

Undergraduate Discipline

Theatre

Graduate Program

MFA Theatre Program

For the past two decades Aixa has been living in Westchester and fully engaged in sharing her skills with numerous community organizations, including but not limited to: Youth Theatre Interactions, The Hudson River Museum, Yonkers Public Schools, The Gateway Program and Wartburg Senior Center. Professional experience includes: Broadway, regional and international theaters; industrials, TV, film, commercials, choreographer, assistant choreographer, dance instructor and dance and theatre director and coordinator. She also owns a Pilates studio in Yonkers, Mind-Body Pilates, teaches Pilates for the Lion King Company on Broadway and works as a faculty member for the Civic Engagement Theatre Program in the Sarah Lawrence College Theatre Program.

Undergraduate Courses 2021-2022

Theatre

Curriculum Lab

Open, Component—Year

This is a required weekly course for students who are sharing their theatre and creative skills in the Saturday Lunchbox Theatre Program. The Curriculum Lab will explore the creation and development of an interdisciplinary teaching curriculum for children ages six through 18. Through this weekly lab, directly connected to the Lunchbox Theatre, students will gain insight into child-development principles, lesson-planning skills, and classroom-management strategies. Through inquiry and reflection, students will expand their critical thinking processes while also utilizing practical teaching methods and techniques suitable for multiple learning types and levels.

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Graduate Courses 2021-2022

MFA Theatre

Curriculum Lab

Open, Component—Year

This is a required weekly course for students who are sharing their theatre and creative skills in the Saturday Lunchbox Theatre Program. The Curriculum Lab will explore the creation and development of an interdisciplinary teaching curriculum for children ages six through 18. Through this weekly lab, directly connected to the Lunchbox Theatre, students will gain insight into child-development principles, lesson-planning skills, and classroom-management strategies. Through inquiry and reflection, students will expand their critical thinking processes while also utilizing practical teaching methods and techniques suitable for multiple learning types and levels.

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Previous Courses

Theatre

Theatre and Civic Engagement: Curriculum Lab

Open, Component—Year

This is a required weekly course for students who are sharing their theatre and creative skills in the Saturday Lunchbox Theatre Program. The Curriculum Lab will explore the creation and development of an interdisciplinary teaching curriculum for children ages six through 18. Through this weekly lab, directly connected to the Saturday Lunchbox Theatre, students will gain insight into child-development principles, lesson-planning skills, and classroom-management strategies. Through inquiry and reflection, students will expand their critical thinking processes while also utilizing practical teaching methods and techniques suitable for multiple learning types and levels. This course continues the successful process-centered goals and the proven community-building techniques and principles of the long-established SLC Theatre Outreach Program.

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