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ArtNOW: Performance, Art, and Technology

Angela Kariotis: Rehearsing for the Future: Performance Technologies for Healing Centered Education

Angela Kariotis is a community engaged culture worker and educator building creative programs serving the needs of cities, institutions, and students of all ages for public good. Kariotis integrates restorative practices for a transformative learning experience and a healing centered education. Using a design thinking framework and appreciative inquiry for experiential learning, Kariotis synthesizes art-making for social entrepreneurship. Angela is winner of a NJSCA fellowship in playwriting, a National Performance Network Creation Fund Award, and a Tennessee Williams Theater Fellowship. As a performance artist, she’s been presented by venues such as UCLA, University of Texas at Austin, People’s Light, Legion Arts in Iowa, and Contact Theater in Manchester, UK. Kariotis is Curriculum Director and Facilitator of Walking the Beat, a national arts education program interrogating the history of police, the way we police each other, and ideating alternative cultures of care. Learn more about her commitments at

Part 1: Artist Talk and Performance – Monday, March 28th, 2022
In-Person // 10:05-11:25am  – Location: Plangere 235

Part 2: Workshop – Wednesday March 30th, 2022
In-Person // 2:45-4:20pm – Location: Plangere 235

RSVP required: Please contact Deanna Shoemaker, Associate Professor in the Department of Communication ( to RSVP.