Try out your acting skills with Music Center Teaching Artist Kimiko Warner-Turner and see how breaking down a scene can help you make choices on how to enter a scene with style. This lesson is ideal for grades 2-8.
About Our Music Center Teaching Artist
Kimiko Warner-Turner is currently a teaching artist who brings many years of experience in theatre education, managing and designing artistic programs. She focuses on using Aesthetics of the Oppressed, movement and visual art techniques in primary and secondary schools, colleges and community organizations. She completed her M.F.A. at USC in Applied Theatre Arts. She trained with Theatre of the Oppressed founder, Augusto Boal at CTO-Rio in Brazil, Theatre of the Oppressed/Optimistic at Jana Sanaskriti repertoire company in India, with Brent Blair, Ph.D., and Mady Schutzman, Ph.D. in Los Angeles. She received her classical training from Louis Fantasia. She’s a member of the TeAda Ensemble, making social justice performances and programming for people of color. Warner-Turner is a Master TA and Symposium Instructor for The Music Center and Teacher at LACHSA. She collaborates with Psychotherapist Melissa Shepherd-Williams, Dietitian Taryn Schubert McPherson and Dance Theatre Artist Robyn O’Dell in facilitating workshops on creating wellness and developing life-affirming relationships.