Denise Savas is an AEA Stage Manager, Artist, Teaching Artist and Event Organizer from the great city of Chicago, IL.
Denise graduated with a BFA in Theatre Education from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. As an AEA (union) Stage Manager, she was worked with various theater companies including: Shattered Globe Theater, Northbrook Theatre, Provision Theater, For Youth Inquiry, and North Carolina Theater for Young People.
Denise is currently Stage Managing two shows - FIVE MILE LAKE (Jan 11-Feb 24) with Shattered Globe Theatre and STELLALUNA (Jan 20-Feb 24) at Northbrook Theatre. FIVE MILE LAKE has received 3.5/4 stars from the Chicago Tribune and has been Jeff Recommended. For more info, check out www.sgttheatre.org.
As a teaching artist she works with Emerald City Theatre company teaching literacy through theatre with a program called Read, Write & Act. Denise has implemented theater residencies all over the city of Chicago at various public and private schools including: Skinner West Elementary, Dore Elementary, New Field Elementary, West Ridge Elementary, Lycee Francais de Chicago, St. Viator, and Nettlehorst Elementary. Her pedagogies revolve around first building a sense of ensemble followed by acting and literacy fundamentals. She believes that theater can teach us how to blossom into collaborative and caring individuals, how to define ones sense of self, think creatively and be comfortable in your own skin.
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