Doug Larson Resume doug@freedrama.net

EDUCATION

Capella University Master of Science in Education (July 16, 2001) 

 

  • GPA: 4.0 (Summa Cum Laude)

Whitworth College Bachelor Degrees in Education and English (May 14, 1993)  

  • GPA: 4.0 (Summa Cum Laude); Top Education Student Award

 

EXPERIENCE

University of New Mexico Hospitals | Albuquerque, NM

Videographer (Instructional Design Analyst) January 2015 – present

  • Manage educational video productions from concept to finished product
  • Edit using the Adobe Creative Suite: including Premiere, After Effects and Photoshop
  • Prepare videos for use in a learning management system (Learning Central)

 

Emergency Operations Training Academy | Albuquerque, NM

Instructional Designer (Training Specialist III) August 2012 – January 2015

  • Developed curriculum for Emergency Public Information (EPI)
  • Presented at EPI national conference on how to use software we developed
  • Produced educational videos for use in a learning management system
  • Created storyboards for new courses under development

 

Freedrama.net Theatre Education | Remote

Writer, Owner June 2001 – present

  • Develop educational resources for schools, actors and community theatre
  • Create curriculum for an introductory acting class
  • Teach online courses in acting

 

Heritage Online (Antioch University) | Remote

Instructor January 2013 – present

  • Teach online students drama and writing

 

CONTACT DOUG LARSON FOR WRITING, VIDEO OR INSTRUCTIONAL DESIGN HELP AT DOUG@FREEDRAMA.NET

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Writing by Doug Larson

Featured Published Plays

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ISBN-13: 978-1530169085

Free Writing Samples

“Hipster Hobos” Short sketch comedy skit about when being too cool is too annoying. 1+ m 1+ w (3-6+ total).

“Monster Survival Skills During A Gremlin Outbreak” – Short comedy stage play script for 3 or more actors

“The Waiting Room” A serious dramatic scene for three actors any gender but written for 3 men (link goes to Freedrama blog) from the published play “Death of an Insurance Salesman”

“Pain Scale” A wacky comedy scene for two actors any gender but written for 2 men

“Cell Phone Zombies” Short sketch comedy skit about cell phones and time travel. Written for 4 actors of either gender and options for several extra actors.

Find 100% Free Previews of School Plays and Low Cost PDF at Freedrama.net

 

Free Online Acting School

So you would like to be an actor?

free acting school and online actor tips

The first step is to figure out why you want to be one.

free acting school and online actor tips

Ask yourself, “Why do I want to be an actor?”

free acting school and online actor tips

If you want to be rich and famous, that can be a long and difficult road that requires a lot of luck.

free acting school and online actor tips

But if you want to be an actor because it is fun or it brings you joy or you like entertaining others, then this could be the right choice for you.

free acting school and online actor tips

Decide why you want to act, figure out why it is important to you and what kind of actor you want to be.

STEP ONE: KEEP A JOURNAL (POST TO BLOG)

To get a certificate of completion: Please write a journal for each day you do this acting class online. You’ll share this journal with your instructor (D. M. Larson) and others online at this linkhttp://freedramaplays.blogspot.com/2016/01/part-1-free-acting-school-from.html in the comments at the bottom of the blog.

free acting school and online actor tips

Answer the question: “Why you want to act, figure out why it is important to you and what kind of actor you want to be.” Go on to Day 2 after you’ve completed this blog posting.

free acting school and online actor tips

After completing all the lessons in the class, you will also need to complete two recordings of yourself acting (audio or video) and make changes to each after getting suggestions from your instructor.


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ACTING TIP FROM MERYL STREEP: “Acting is not about being someone different. It’s finding the similarity in what is apparently different, then finding myself in there.”