a brief summary
Cori began working as a teaching artist and educational theater specialist in 2012 with programs and organizations such as Kaiser Permanente’s Educational Theatre Program, Lenore Blank Kelner’s Creative Kids and Unchained Talent in Baltimore City. She completed training with the Teaching Artist Institute II (TAI 2) during its Fall 2016-Spring 2017 program. TAI is a partnership between Young Audiences, The Arts Education in Maryland Schools Alliance (AEMS) and the Maryland State Arts Council (MSAC).
She worked with Single Carrot Theatre as its full-time resident teaching artist during the 2015-16 school year, helping to pilot a theater program with the company, an inner city Baltimore school, Strong City Baltimore and Johns Hopkins University. She has continued to work as a teaching artist through Young Audiences and programs such as its Summer Arts and Learning Academy. With Summer Arts, Cori continues to co-teach arts integrated math and literacy lessons to students with Baltimore City Public School teachers and provide theater classes to students from Kindergarten through Second Grade.
In 2017, Cori joined McKinnon Acting Studios as its Head Youth Division Instructor. She has also taught as a teaching artist through Baltimore Centerstage and worked with schools throughout Baltimore through its Young Playwrights Festival. She continues to teach theater and hopes to use her work as an educator to empower youth and communities.