BRADLEY DEAN WHYTE
(A.K.A. Bradley Dean White)
SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS
Master of Fine Arts in Theatre, Penn State. Extensive background in music, theatre and performance education for students of all ages: instruction, directing and curriculum development for acting classes, music (singing, choir, songwriting, and guitar), creative movement, clowning, improvisation and vocal coaching.
THE ALLEY THEATRE – Houston, TX Fall 2019 – (Furloughed March 2020)
RESIDENT MASTER TEACHING ARTIST. Teaching arts integration and Social Emotional Learning (SEL) in Houston’s elementary and Junior Highschools; creating STEM arts integration curricula; teaching residencies and open workshops in conjunction with the theatre’s stage productions.
THE ALLEY THEATRE – Houston, TX 2016 – (Furloughed March 2020)
MUSIC DIRECTOR, MOVEMENT, VOICE, and ACTING. Summer Conservatory, Training Camps, and Public School Residencies. (Shakespeare, Greek Debate Theatre, and Improv.) Ages 10-17
EXPRESS CHILDREN’S THEATRE – Houston, TX 2018-Current
TEACHING ARTIST. (Grades 3-5). After-school enrichment program. Students create their own play from scratch using improvisation and mime techniques.
CSZ HOUSTON– Houston, TX 2015-2017
MUSIC DIRECTOR/ACCOMPANIST. Provided piano accompaniment and musical direction for improvised musical improv.
PARAMOUNT THEATRE ACADEMY – Austin, TX, 2012
ACTING TEACHER/MUSICAL THEATRE DIRECTOR /ACCOMPANIST. Ages 6- 13. Summer children’s theatre camps.
MISTER BRADLEY’S MUSICAL JAM! – Austin, TX, 2011- 2012
FREELANCE MUSIC SERVICES: ACCOMPANIMENT, EDUCATION, COMPOSITION.
(PARAMOUNT THEATRE ACADEMY; ZACH THEATRE CHOIR CLASSES; HIDEOUT THEATRE; PUPPET IMPROV PROJECT; GIRLS, GIRLS, GIRLS; MERLIN WORKS IMPROV SINGING CLASSES; THE LITTLE YOGA HOUSE; JUMP GYMNASTICS; THE INSTITUTION THEATRE)
CHIANG MAI INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL – Thailand, 2009-2011
ELEMENTARY MUSIC & PERFORMANCE TEACHER. Grades K-6.
SONGWRITING AND PERFORMANCE CLUB INSTRUCTOR. Grades 8-12.
ASSOCIATE CHOIR CLUB COACH. Grades 9-12.
HIGH SCHOOL MUSIC ASSISTANT. Grades 7-12
Contact: Lance Potter, <firstname.lastname@example.org> (+66) 053-242-027
PTIS INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL – Chiang Mai, Thailand, 2008
SUBSTITUTE ELEMENTARY MUSIC TEACHER. Ages 5-10. Taught piano, choir, and basic music theory.
GUEST WORKSHOP INSTRUCTOR. Grades 6-12. Held “Messy, Goofy and Hilarious Clown Workshops” that taught comic techniques and fundamentals of clowning.
Contact: Maxine Driscoll, <email@example.com> (+66) 053-301-500
ARTSPACE ON 7 – Chiang Mai, Thailand, 2007-2011
ASSOCIATE ARTISTIC DIRECTOR AND ACTING TEACHER. Produced and directed several theatrical productions including cabarets, one-acts, and full-length plays. ArtSpace on 7 is a community arts center.
MUSIC AND ART INSTRUCTOR. Ages 1-10. Created a curriculum for Mister Bradley’s Musical Jam, Mime with Mister Bradley, and Little Bohemians (an art and music combo class).
Contact: Chadwick Gray <firstname.lastname@example.org>( 832) 389-7520
PRESCHOOL OF AMERICA – New York, NY, 2005-2007
MUSIC INSTRUCTOR. Ages 1-5. Created a curriculum for Mister Bradley’s Musical Jam, a range of music classes and theatre games at Manhattan’s largest preschool system (six locations). Classes support needs of various age-groups, offering age-appropriate music and music-related activities.
Contact: Wendy Murphy <email@example.com> (212) 410-1100
MISTER BRADLEY’S MUSICAL JAM – New York, NY, 2004-2007
OWNER/MUSIC INSTRUCTOR. Ages 2-14. Private music lessons created to fit individual needs of children, exploring students’ musical potential. Older children receive guitar instruction.
FUNWORKS FOR KIDS – New York, NY, 2003-2006
MUSIC INSTRUCTOR. Ages 1-4. Created a curriculum for accompanying parents or caregivers and their children to enjoy singing, creative movement, storytelling and playing basic percussion instruments. Language skills fostered through mimicking exercises with adults and sound imitation games.
Contact: Janet Liff 917-432-1820
CLAIRE’S CREATIVE ADVENTURES – New York, NY, 2002-2005
ASSISTANT INSTRUCTOR/GUITAR PLAYER. Ages 1-8. Assisted in private music class instruction,playing guitar and teaching songs that encourage singing, vocal articulation, fine and gross motor skill development. Provided musical entertainment for art classes and special events.
Contact: Claire Munday <firstname.lastname@example.org> (646) 755-7733
PASSAGE THEATRE – Trenton, NJ 2002, 2003
MENTOR-ARTIST. Ages 9-13. Assisted in educational outreach mentorship program (The State Street Project) aimed at empowering of children through experiences in the arts. Mentored students on individual basis inpreparation for performances. Coached voice, movement, script analysis and acting technique.
Contact: David White <email@example.com> (609) 577-2408
WHITTIER COLLEGE DEPT. OF THEATRE – Whittier, CA 2001
GUEST INSTRUCTOR. Created improvisational comedy workshop. Coached students in techniques behind improvisational comedy, clowning, and sketch comedy.
Contact: Josh Machamer <firstname.lastname@example.org>
PENN STATE SCHOOL OF THEATRE – State College, PA, 1998-2000, 2002
ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF UNDERGRADUATE ACTING. Acting I. Lead introduction to the fundamental techniques of acting: concentration, relaxation, imagination, emotional commitment,analysis of dramatic circumstances, focus, and risk. Emphasized the importance of the actor’s vocabulary, utilizing improvisation exercises and basic scene study.
INSTRUCTOR. Acting Fundamentals. Theatre minors and non-majors learned beginning acting.
TEACHING ASSISTANT. Theatre Appreciation. Offered performances to students that surveyed them history, craft, and art of the theatre to support an informed appreciation of theatrical events.
DIRECTOR/MOVEMENT AND MIME TEACHER – MetaStages Children’s Theatre School. Ages 7-16. Directed performances for children’s theatre camp, offering young actors performance training. Coached voice training, movement, mime, improvisation, and theatrical imagination. Vertical Monkeys Improvisational Theatre Company
DIRECTOR. Founded and directed resident improvisational comedy troupe. Lead workshops in improvisational acting for undergraduate and graduate students, encouraging ensemble acting and extensive experimentation with different styles of comedy. Organized and directed public performances.
Contact: Mark Olsen <email@example.com>
UTAH SHAKEPEAREAN FESTIVAL – Cedar City, Utah, 1996, 1997
CAMP SHAKESPEARE COACH/IMPROV TEACHER. Ages 12-20
UTAH SHAKESPEAREAN FESTIVAL, ILLINOIS SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL, MISSOURI REPERTORY THEATRE, SHAKESPEARE THEATRE COMPANY, ACTORS SHAKESPEARE COMPANY OF NEW JERSEY, NEBRASKA REPERTORY THEATRE, CIRCLE X THEATRE, PENNSYLVANIA CENTRE STAGE, THE ALLEY THEATRE
UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI- KANSAS CITY
Bachelor of Arts, Theatre. (August 1992 – December 1996)
Honors: Vice Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Academics and Student Activities, Performed with 3rd-Year Masters Program Rotating Rep.
EMIL E. HOLT HIGH SCHOOL, WENTZVILLE, MO
Diploma w/Performing Arts Emphasis. (September 1988 – June 1992)
Honors: National Honors Society, International Thespian Society, Graduated Top 15%, Show Choir, Band, Choir, Speech and Debate Team.