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Becoming a Storyteller with Peter Kors
Enter the magical world of storytelling with Music Center Teaching Artist Peter Kors and learn how characters in a story can teach us important life lessons. This lesson is ideal for grades K-5.
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About our Teaching Artist
Actor, stage director and master teaching artist, Peter Kors brings a wealth of professional experience into the classroom. He has designed and facilitated student and professional development workshops for The Music Center and every other major arts organization throughout Southern California. As The Music Center’s teaching artist lead coach, Peter mentored teaching artists new to the roster. He also specializes as a writing coach and director for high school student-generated plays.
As an actor, Peter has been featured in ﬁlms (“Confidential Report,” “The Strawberry Statement”), on television (“The West Wing,” “Bram and Alice”), and on stage at the Mark Taper Forum (“Tales of Hollywood,” “According to Coyote”); he has done voice-over work for dozens of feature films and television shows. His directing credits include “Francheschina’s Trick” (Theatre of Marvels), “Coming Close,” “Confessions of a Pulpeteer,” (Public Works Theatre), “The Way of the World” (Classical Theatre Lab), and “Mother” (Climate Change Action Festival).
A co-founder of Dell’Arte International, a world-renowned acting school in Northern California, Peter teaches mask theatre workshops for professional actors in Los Angeles, San Francisco, and New York. Kors adapts fables and folktales to guide students through a creative playmaking experience celebrating the joy of performing. For very young students Peter has developed a specialized curriculum focused on interpreting visual texts and steady beat rhythmic work.