The Craft of Teaching — Community Focused Pedagogy for Artists and Performers

How do you apply your creative skills and artistry to different educational settings? Using the example of prisons, specialized schools and community-based organizations, lecturer and veteran teaching artist Chesney Snow will guide students through studying and practicing the craft of teaching artistry. Students will understand the history of teaching artistry and how it fits into the structures of today’s educational systems and society as well as understanding best practices in the development of teaching artist pedagogy and classroom management.

Prerequisites and Restrictions

Students should have some creative experience to bring to a teaching practice, which can be in any artistic field (for example writing, art making, performance, dance, music, design and so on). Teaching experience welcome but not required.

Application required. Please apply using the form below.

Students who apply by end of day Sunday, November 26, will hear about enrollment on Monday, November 27. Applications received after November 27 will be considered if space remains available or opens up in the class.

Course Application

Applications for this course are now closed.




Fridays, 1:30 - 4:20 PM


Chesney Snow