10 Strategies to Make Your Theater Program More Inclusive with Fran Sillau

Join Fran Sillau, Director of Accessibility at Omaha’s Rose Theater and Executive Artists Director of Circle Theatre, as he discusses 10 strategies to make your theater program more inclusive.  From authentic inclusion, to collaboration, fundraising and more – you will not want to miss this lesson! 

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Nebraska Standards for Education, Theatre:

FA 8.5.1
FA 8.5.3
FA 12.5.1
FA 12.5.3   

About Fran Sillau

Fran Sillau, Omaha, NE Fran Sillau serves as the Accessibility Coordinator at The Rose Theater, where he organizes educational opportunities for students with disabilities. He also directs mainstage productions at the Rose including Shrek: The Musical, Go,Dog.Go! and Hanna’s Suitcase. He also co-wrote and directed the world premiere production of The Doll Maker’s Gift. Fran serves as Executive Artistic Director of Circle Theatre, a company dedicated to creating theater that includes artists with disabilities. Under Fran’s leadership, the Circle co-commissioned My Broken Doll, a play based on the life of holocaust survivor Beatrice Karp, adapted by Ernie Nolan, and Over the River, a play about friendship by Ellen Struve. Fran is a frequent contractor with the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.  

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For questions or more information, please contact the Education Team at Education@O-pa.org

Sponsored by the Nebraska Arts Council, Nebraska Cultural Endowment, Sunny Durham Foundation and the Producers of Moulin Rouge! The Musical.