Professional Development

Table of Contents

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


2009/2010

      • 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.

2010/2011

      • 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.

2011/2012

      • 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.

2012/2013

      • 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.

2013/2014

      • 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.

2014/2015

      • Provided acting and public speaker training at The Performing Arts Training Studio (Fall 2014)
      • Howard University COAS Staff Retreat keynote speaker 8/2014
      • Scholarly Writer/Presentation Coach 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)
      • 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

2015/2016


2016/2017


2017/2018


2018/2019