Kelby McIntyre-Martinez draws upon years of experience as an arts educa- tor, choreographer, and director in the field of Theatre for Young Audiences. Mrs. McIntyre-Martinez received her Master of Fine Arts Degree in Youth Theatre from the University of Hawai‘i at Manoa. She has done extensive collaborative work with school districts, universities, and non-profit organi- zations to create quality educational fine arts programs for youth that are
more inclusive and accessible to the greater community. Mrs. McIntyre- Martinez is currently the Assistant Dean of Arts Education and Community Engagement in the College of Fine Arts, Director of the Fine Arts, Master of Arts in Teaching Degree Program, and the Program Director of the Endowed Beverley Taylor Sorenson Arts Learning Program at the University of Utah. She is adjunct faculty in the Department of Theatre.
Arts rich learning experiences provide humans opportunities to be present and active in the mutual sharing of information and resources. As an arts
educator, I utilize creative drama, storytelling, and theatre practices to cre- ate original works that can be inspired by literature, poems, a specific core content, or a social issue that a class community would like to explore in a creative way. From celebrating the imagination to youth theatre explora- tions, I can craft meaningful dramatic experiences you and your community of learners would like to explore. My workshops will engage all learners and support student lear