Services

In addition to Interactive Theater performances (shown here), Theater Delta also offers workshops, guest artist residencies, program consultation, script development, and other services. (Photo by Ryan Jones)

Interactive Theater Performances

Theater Delta’s multicultural ensemble performs high quality Interactive Theater performances for your community. Our repertoire includes scenes on a wide variety of social issues, including health, social justice, and community based issues. Click here for more information on the Format of Performances.

Script/Performance Creation

Theater Delta researches devises, and performs new pieces that focus on issues specific to your community. Click here for more information on Script Development.

Interactive Theater Workshops

Theater Delta’s multicultural ensemble leads participants through a series of performance-based exercises to explore issues specific to your community, in order to foster meaningful conversation in a safe, collaborative environment. Issues often include communication or conflict-resolution skills. Click here for more information on Workshops.

Guest Artist Residencies

Ben Saypol conducts guest artist residencies with colleges, universities, secondary schools, and community groups. The curriculum is always custom designed to meet the needs and goals of the local community.

Program Consultation

Are you looking to develop or improve an Interactive Theater program in your school or community? Ben Saypol provides comprehensive consultation services to help you achieve your goals. Click here for more information on Program Consultation.

Community Based Theater

Facilitators from Theater Delta’s multicultural ensemble work with members of your community to help them devise, rehearse, and perform a compelling conventional theater performance addressing pressing issues for local audiences and facilitates the post performance dialogue.

Diversity Trainings

Theater Delta’s multicultural ensemble facilitates interactive diversity trainings around race, class, gender, sexual orientation, ability, religion, and other social justice issues.

Video Production

Theater Delta produces educational and other videos from concept to final product. Intermediate steps include script-writing, casting, direction and rehearsal, the shoot, and post-production. We work with top notch video producers to provide an engaging and professional final product.

Guest Artist Residencies

Ben Saypol conducts guest artist residencies with colleges, universities, secondary schools, and community groups. The curriculum is always custom designed to meet the needs and goals of the local community. Past Guest Artist Residencies have ranged from 1.5 days to 2 weeks, but other lengths are possible. The following are two example of residencies: Devised …

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Performances

The following is the typical format of an Interactive Theater performance: Introduction Facilitators introduce themselves and the format. Facilitators review ground rules for discussion and warm-up audience. Scripted Scene Audience watches the scripted scene, a realistic situation where characters experience a series of conflicts. Scene ends in a crisis for all the characters, priming the …

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Program Consultation

Ben Saypol provides comprehensive consultation services to help you achieve your programatic goals in the following areas: Establishing specific goals Identifying a target audience and issues to be addressed Script/Performance creation Actor recruitment Rehearsal and training techniques Performance facilitation Marketing Syllabus/Curriculum development Identification of funding sources And much more! Do you want to use the …

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Script Development

To create a realistic script/performance specific to your community, Theater Delta engages in a comprehensive protocol which includes: Researching current literature and conducting interviews and focus groups to understand the key issues and current norms/beliefs Identifying learning outcomes for audience members in conjunction with community leadership Using research and learning outcomes to create a quality …

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Workshops

The strength of the Theater Delta workshops exist in the on-your-feet performance-based exercises, as well as the flexibility to create a structure that best meets the needs and goals of your community Sample Workshop Introduction of facilitator(s), workshop goals, and format Warm ups/Ensemble building exercises Performance Based Exercises (examples) Social mapping/Values assessment Improvisation/Role playing exercises …

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