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Teacher: Aimee has taught all facets of theatre arts, muti-media performance, drama therapy, theatre education, performance, creative writing, writing for stage and screen from pre-school through university level.


1/98-6/99 The Women’s Circle, Laguna Beach, monthly theatre arts workshops for women.

10/99 Guest teacher for Japanese theatre and dance South Orange County School for the Arts.

10/99 Japanese Butoh Dance Workshop, The Yoga Place Costa Mesa.

3/99 Japanese Performance Weekend Intensive, Laguna Playhouse.

97-98 Youth Theatre Instructor, Laguna Playhouse.

Spring 97 Butoh workshop, UCSD, Art Department

Spring 97 Part-time Instructor, San Diego State University, "Improvisational Theatre."

Feb 97 Japanese Noh and Kabuki workshop, North Coast Repertory Theatre.

Spring 95 Part-time Lecturer, UC San Diego,"Contemporary Film and Theatre: Dramatizing Our World."

March 95 Performance Lecture, CSUSM Women’s Studies Department: "Gender, Role and Identity."

Jan. 95 Capistrano-by-the-Sea, Psychiatric hospital. Intensive, short-term improvisation workshops for the adolescent unit. Funded by the Steele-Case Foundation through the Laguna Playhouse.

Summer 95 Recipient of the Asian Cultural Council/Rockefeller Fellowship for research and performance in Noh, Kabuki and Butoh in Japan.

November 95 The National Association for Drama Therapy Conference, New Orleans. Presenter: INSIDE OUT: USING LATIN, ASIAN AND AFRICAN MASKS TO EXPLORE AUTHENTIC ARCHETYPES, (An experiential workshop).

1994-96 California State University, San Marcos. Assistant Professor, Theatre Arts. (Courses Taught) Acting, Performance Art, Theatre Activities for Children and Adults, Power & Popular Culture, Modern Theatre (European & Latin American), Women Performers and Playwrights, Taboo in Performance and Directing.

"Savage Tongues", (Site- Specific, multi-media, student generated production.)

Curriculum development: Asian Theatre, Acting for Film and Expressive Arts for the Changing Classroom. Academic advisement for the Visual and Performing Arts/Global Arts Program.

College of Education, Supervisor for student teachers in the Arts Cohort.

Summer 94 Interstudio Theatre, St. Petersburg, Russia.Director and teacher: "RITUAL & ARCHETYPAL PERFORMANCE" at the International Summer Seminar.

1992-94 Mujeres Y Hombres Nobles. Director and teacher for Latino youth theatre lab. Theatre arts and production. Curriculum development.

L.A. County Office of Education, Alternative Ed.Theatre arts workshop and in-service for gang-involved, at-risk youth and pregnant minors. Staff development workshops. Conflict/Resolution Mediator. Curriculum development.

L.A. County Office of Education, Special Ed. Stoneman School. Theatre/Performance arts and drama therapy workshops for severely emotionally disturbed students.

HEIJERA productions. Teacher / facilitator for experimental performance workshops in the United States, and Europe.

1/93-3/93: L.A. Youth Network. Acting, writing and directing classes for minority runaway and homeless youth.

Fall 1992: European tour. Director for performance art/ theatre workshops in Switzerland, Germany, Italy and The Czech Republic. (JAMU)

1992-93: California State University, Los Angeles. Theatre Arts Department. Teacher: experimental theatre workshops.

9/90-5/91: Teen Canteen Youth Shelter. Theatre arts workshops for homeless youth.

BREAKING THE SILENCE. An original play based on acting and writing workshops with battered women, the women’s building, Los Angeles.

3/90-6/90: L.A. Unified School District. Acting, directing, history and writing workshops for pregnant minors at Thomas Riley High School.

9/88-3/89: WHERE WE'RE COMING FROM AND WHERE WE'RE GOING. An original play about teen parenting. Based on theatre arts workshops with students of Marshall High School, Seattle. National story featured on USA TODAY, NBC.

3/89-5/89: THE TROJAN WOMEN. A multi-media adaptation
of the Greek classic Nova High School, Seattle.

1988-89: Pasqualini-Smith Acting Studio, Seattle. Teacher, Acting, directing and writing for Film and Theatre.

1987-1988: Academy III Studio, Seattle. Acting for film, Stage and Television workshops.

1987-1990: Washington State Artist-In-Residence. Theatre arts teacher including: acting, directing,
writing, dramatic literature, history, movement, voice, improvisation, creative drama, clown work, shadow puppets, masks (Latin,Asian and African) and storytelling. Elementary, secondary and adult. Mainstream, special ed., migrant schools and correctional schools / facilities. State-wide in-services and curriculum development.

1980-1986: Ensemble Studio Theatre, N.Y. Video Associates, NY.Theatre Arts teacher.

1985: Dramatic and speech coach for International actor for Broadway premiere.

1985: Research fellow for Fantastic Realism with
Guillermo Gentile.