Theatre 42: Meet the Players–A Conversation with the Director and Actors of Metro Theater Company’s Production of “And In this Corner…Cassius Clay”

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Learn what it was like to design, direct, and act in Metro Theater Company’s 2016 production of “And In This Corner…Cassius Clay.” Director Julia Flood shares her insights on design decisions, rehearsal process, and bringing the play’s issues and themes to life on stage. All cast members also join the conversation to discuss the characters they play, processes for developing those characters, working together as an ensemble, and the responsibilities they felt to the playwright, the story, and the audience.

Student Tools

Student Tool 66: Video Reflection Worksheet

Students can use this activity on their own to share their learning and insights about any video they watch independently, and this Student Tool can also be used in conjunction with Teacher Tool 318: Sharing Your Insights Through A Reflection Worksheet as part of a classroom or homeschool activity. This tool can be used with any video on the Educate.Today website.

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Teacher Tools

Teacher Tool 250: Cassius Project Communication Arts, Language Arts, and Journalism Activity Ideas

This teacher tool provides activity ideas in the areas of Communication Arts, Language Arts, and Journalism that are related to videos in the “Cassius Project” series of videos available on the Educate.Today website. Videos in the series are: Theater 41: Meet the Playwright, Theater 42: Meet the Players, Theater 43: Scene 1--Cassius Meets Officer Joe Martin , Theater 44: Scene 2--Learning the News of Emmett Till's Death, Theater 45: Scene 3--Eddie and Cassius Go to a Whites Only Diner, and Theater 46: On Boxing and Fight Choreography.

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Teacher Tool 252: Cassius Project Theater Arts Activity Ideas

This teacher tool provides activity ideas in the area of Theater Arts that are related to videos in the “Cassius Project” series of videos available on the Educate.Today website. Videos in the series are: Theater 41: Meet the Playwright, Theater 42: Meet the Players, Theater 43: Scene 1--Cassius Meets Officer Joe Martin , Theater 44: Scene 2--Learning the News of Emmett Till's Death, Theater 45: Scene 3--Eddie and Cassius Go to a Whites Only Diner, and Theater 46: On Boxing and Fight Choreography.

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Teacher Tool 253: Cassius Project Television Production Activity Ideas

This teacher tool provides activity ideas in the area of Television Production that are related to videos in the “Cassius Project” series of videos available on the Educate.Today website. Videos in the series are: Theater 41: Meet the Playwright, Theater 42: Meet the Players, Theater 43: Scene 1--Cassius Meets Officer Joe Martin , Theater 44: Scene 2--Learning the News of Emmett Till's Death, Theater 45: Scene 3--Eddie and Cassius Go to a Whites Only Diner, and Theater 46: On Boxing and Fight Choreography.

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Teacher Tool 318: Cross Curricular Activity--Video Reflection

This teacher tool, accompanying the video above, provides an Interdisciplinary activity that invites students to complete a reflection worksheet to share learning and insights they gained by watching the video. This tool can be used with any video on the Educate.Today website.

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