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Chad Watkins

(925)-337-1569 |

University Of California Irvine, Irvine, CA
Bachelor Of Arts | Drama | December 2019
 3.77 GPA
 Focus on musical theatre and acting
 Related coursework: Musical theatre performance technique, singing, music proficiency, acting on-stage and in film, training
in ballet, jazz, tap, modern, hip-hop and musical theatre style dance technique, drama and musical theatre history, dramatic
literature, repertoire selection and knowledge.
 Theatrical design in lighting, sound and scenic, participation in various elements of backstage work such as electrics crew
and props production, critical thinking and theory of theatre, directing, script-writing and performance in productions.

Las Positas College, Livermore, CA

Associates of Arts | Theatre | May 2017
 3.86 GPA
 Related coursework: Musical theatre, acting technique focusing on Uta Hagen and Stanislavsky, stagecraft, costume design,
lighting design, technical theatre including construction and painting of multiple sets, backstage run crew, children’s theatre,
performance in 5 mainstage shows.

Related Experience
Christian Youth Theatre Tri Valley, Livermore, CA
Teaching Artist/Educator | October 2016 – August 2017
 Selected class focus and material, worked on musical theatre audition technique and performance, created lesson plans and
syllabi, collaborated with other teaching artists to enrich overall student experience.
 Demonstrated proper leadership and role modeling for students ages 4-18, coached parents in how to assist their children.
 Created and lead my group of students in a culminating showcase for each of the two 10-week sessions I taught for.
 Directed the final show and taught acting in the 5-day, 9am-3pm CYT summer camp in 2017.

Audacity Performing Arts Project, Milpitas, CA

Assistant Director/Vocal Director | February 2017 – May 2017
 Directed 16 middle school students in The Little Mermaid Jr. Duration of 3 months for rehearsal, 2 days a week that
culminated in 2 performances.
 Taught music, vocal coached, collaborated with director, producer and other artists, ran rehearsal of blocking and dancing
when director not present, ran music rehearsal, assisted in blocking/choreography
 Helped encourage and ensure student confidence and in charge of clean up and proper maintenance of rehearsal space and
materials at the end of each day.

Classical Conversations Homeschool Practicums, Danville, El Sobrante, Oakdale. CA June – August 2016 and 2017
Geography Teacher and Recess Leader |
 Overseeing and teaching of students while parents attend conference and meetings learning how to homeschool their children.
 Ran recess for 3 different age groups 4-13 for three, 3-day practicums from 9am-4pm every day. Duties included, Retrieval
from classrooms and bringing to recess space, overseeing safety of children and rules of facilities and coordinating and
running games for all students.
 Taught Geography to kids 6-8 for two, 3 day practicums from 9am-4pm each day. Taught about: the world map, oceans,
continents, the united states, its capitols, abbreviations and memorization of shape and locations, drawing of the maps, the
compass and finally organizing a full class presentation to parents about things learned in class.

 Theatre: Singing, acting, reading music, proficient in: bass guitar, drums and basic piano, Clown balance board trick,
longboarding, motorcycles, stage combat, right cartwheel, front splits and basic tumbling.
 Dance: training in ballet, jazz, ballroom and tap with a focus on technique for musical theatre.
 Language: trained in: Geordie, RP, and German Dialects, proficient in basic spoken, read and written Japanese, as well as
basic Latin.