Professional Development Table of Contents

The following table of contents reflects Professor Hart's professional and career development during the six years under review as documented in greater detail here. 

2009/10
  • Completed Creativity Coaching with Dr. Eric Maisel (Spring 2009 - 16 week virtual training program) 
  • Radio Host The Creative Entrepreneur (online)
  • Member of Professional Organizations: 
    • Dramatist Guild of America
    • Association of Theatre in Higher Education
    • Theatre for Young Audiences
    • Screen Actors Guild (SAG)
    • Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc.

2010/11
  • Provided acting and public speaker training at The Performing Arts Training Studio (Fall 2010 - Spring 2011)
  • Participated in 'Explore the Arts Series' workshops at the Kennedy Center (Spring 2011)
  • Focus Group training on Fundraising with The Takoma Theatre Conservancy (2/1/1011)
  • Coordinated workshop Series: Blueprint for Success Career Coaching for Creative Types & Entrepreneurs 
  • Presenter: To Be Inspired: A Symposium on the History of the Department of Theatre Arts (Feb. 2011)
  • Radio Host The Creative Entrepreneur (online) 
  • Joined Toastmasters for advanced speaker training (Fall 2010)
  • Attended SCORE Entrepreneur training - accounting/record keeping (Fall 2010)
  • Member of Professional Organizations:
    • Dramatist Guild of America
    • Association of Theatre in Higher Education
    • Screen Actors Guild (SAG)
    • The Creativity Coaches Association
    • Theatre for Young Audiences
    • Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc.

2011/12
  • Facilitated Staff development training for DC Department of Rehabilitative Services Juvenile Justice Case Management using Improvisational Practice Skills Lab - Drama Based Learning (11/18 & 11/21/2011)
  • Provided acting and public speaker training at The Performing Arts Training Studio (Fall 2011 - Spring 2012)
  • Led "Mastering the Courage to Create" workshop at The Performing Arts Training Studio (10/16/2011) 
  • Led "Audition Techniques - Monologue Workshop for The Actor's Center  (11/1/2011)
  • Led Playwright's Posse - plays in development workshop presentation at The Performing Arts Training Studio (5/20/2012)
  • Led "Define Your 2012 Vision Workshop" at The Performing Arts Training Studio (12/18/2011)
  • Led "Creativity in Practice" workshop facilitation for National Association of Social Workers (10/21/2011)
  • Presenter: Raising the Roof on Arts Education conference in Washington DC Shiloh Baptist Church (1/6/2012)
  • Attended Kennedy Center Devos Institute of Arts Management Board Development Intensive for Non-Profit Organizations (10/17 & 10/18/2011) 
  • Attended Black Playwrights Convening at Arena Stage in Washington DC (12/1/11)
  • Featured in article: Black culture celebrated at annual Theater Festival by Cody Calamaio
  • Member of Professional Organizations: 
    • Dramatist Guild of America
    • Screen Actors Guild (SAG)
    • Theatre for Young Audiences
    • The Creativity Coaches Association
    • International Association of Coaches 
    • Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc.

2012/13
  • Organized and facilitated Symposium: "The Arrested Development of Girl Gangs and Their Impact on Society," at Howard University. (10/12/12)
  • Provided acting and public speaker training at The Performing Arts Training Studio (Fall 2012 - Spring 2013)
  • Facilitated drama based life skills workshops for PCC Strides Foster Care program (4/29/2012)
  • Guest presenter Verizon Business Week via webinar (5/16/2013)
  • Led workshop "Creating Believable Characters" at The Performing Arts Training Studio (Fall 2012)
  • Attended Global Leadership Program - intensive year long business and speaker training program  (5/3 - 9/2013)
  • Attended Get Radical Conference - entrepreneur and leadership training (3/19-21/2013)
  • Guest expert on WHUR Radio (3/20/15) - Click here
  • Featured in article: Women Playwrights in DC by Jacqueline Lawton
  • Member of Professional Organizations:
    • Dramatist Guild of America
    • Screen Actors Guild (SAG)
    • The Creativity Coaches Association
    • Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc.

2013/14
  • Speaker Trainer with the Radical Success Institute (April 2014 - 5 sessions taught via webinar)
  • Provided acting and public speaker training at The Performing Arts Training Studio (Fall 2013 - Spring 2014)
  • Guest speaker WIN Conference in Atlanta GA (5/30/2014)
  • Guest speaker at the Fabulous New You conference in Oklahoma City OK (3/18/2014)
  • Presented at the Power House Speakers conference: "Crack the Code to Creativity - Become an Authentic Speaker" (11/9 - 11/2013)
  • Guest speaker Zonta Club of New York (6/19/2014)
  • Presented at Blackademics televised scholarly presentations at University of Texas at Austin: "Not Just a Natural: Black Excellence in the Theatre Arts" (2/9/2014)
  • Panel Moderator: Loving Me as Is Conference in Washington DC (6/1/2013)
  • Organized the Reinvention is Sexy Entrepreneur & Speaker Training conference  (3/29/2014)
  • Radio Host: The Creative Entrepreneur (online)
  • Attended Global Leadership Publicize Me Speaker Training conference (11/7 - 11/10/2013 and 2/6 - 8/2014)  
  • Member of Professional Organizations:
    • Dramatist Guild of America
    • Screen Actors Guild (SAG)
    • World Class Speakers Alliance
    • Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc.
 
2014/15
  • Provided acting and public speaker training at The Performing Arts Training Studio (Fall 2014)
  • Power House Speakers Intensive guest speaker in San Diego CA (11/7 - 9/2014)
  • Women's Voice of Leadership guest speaker in Los Angeles CA (10/10 - 10/12/14)
  • Black Life Coaches conference guest speaker in Fort Washington MD (3/20 - 22/2015)
  • Access to your Dreams conference guest speaker in Mount Holyoke NJ (3/27 - 29/2015)
  • AIM to Inspire conference guest speaker in Charlotte NC (4/17 - 19/2015)
  • Incredible Factor conference guest speaker in Delaware (5/20 - 22/2015)
  • List Tour conference guest speaker in Columbus OH (6/20/15)
  • Speak and Write to Make Millions speaker trainer/guest speaker in Newport Beach CA (4/29 - 5/5/2015)
  • Howard University COAS Staff Retreat keynote speaker 8/2014
  • Creative Consultant and speaker trainer for 4 speakers at Blackademics - televised scholarly presentations at the University of Texas at Austin  (2/9 - 12/2015)
  • University of Maryland Graduate Student Association Guest Speaker (4/11/15)
  • Expert contributor to Amazon best selling book: Mommy Divas on the Move: 16 Successful Secrets from Mom-preneurs (9/24/2014)
  • Attended the Black Theatre Network Conference in Winston Salem NC (7/31 - 8/4/2015)
  • Attended Global Leadership Publicize Me Speaker Training conference in San Diego CA (8/20 - 23/2014)
  • Attended National Black Theatre Festival in Winston Salem NC (8/4 - 8/2015)
  • Attended training at the Black Theatre Network conference (8/4/15) - "Writing African American Theatre Reviews -- Critics' Workshop and Practicum" with guest critic, Linda Armstrong.
  • Member of Professional Organizations:
    • Screen Actors Guild (SAG)
    • Dramatist Guild of America
    • Theatre for Young Audiences
    • Playwright's Forum
    • World Class Speakers Alliance
    • Black Theatre Network
    • Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc