Beyond the Page
is a cohort of professional actors and teaching artists using the tools of theater to make education accessible to all.
new understandings of course material through custom-built workshops.
traditional academic structures by engaging students and faculty firsthand in the process of theater-making.
belonging within academic communities by grounding learning in deeper personal relevance and championing rigorous play.
“My classes blend together, but the day that Beyond the Page came stands out.”
Kat Finck, Class of 2021, Student in Prof. Tara Affolter’s Culturally Responsive Pedagogy Course
“The usual classroom experience is so ‘up here’… it’s very sedentary. You’re here at the desk, taking notes… you’ve been sitting in this chair for so long without moving. To have a class with Beyond the Page was the opposite of that. It was full-body engagement.”
Maggie Connolly, Class of 2023, Student in Prof. Deb Evans’ Sophomore Seminar in the Liberal Arts