142: Engaging young audiences with arts educator, Dylan Bailey

Dylan Bailey is a Raleigh-based theatre artist and arts educator. In this episode, Dylan talks about theatre for youth and young audiences as performer, teacher, and creator in all kinds of spaces (both virtual and in-person).

This episode has a bit of everything — it’s so much fun!  — you’ll hear about charcuterie, a train, the Wizard of Oz, Cinderella, Peter Rabbit, Atlantis, a half dozen North Carolina theatre companies, and more. Enjoy!

Dylan Bailey is a Raleigh-based theater artist and arts educator. He holds a BFA in Theatre for Youth from East Carolina University. In 2020 he was recognized as an “Outstanding Arts Educator” by Chatham Life & Style in their publication’s Best of the Year event. He currently serves as a Women’s Theatre Festival team member, is a member of Pure Life Theatre’s core leadership, and works as Seed Art Share’s managing director. In his free time, he writes plays for young audiences! He’s acted with Seed Art Share, Burning Coal Theatre, Pittsboro Youth Theatre, Theatre in the Park, and Summer Storybook Theatre. As a teaching artist, he has worked with SAY, NCT, Raleigh Little Theatre, Applause! Cary Youth Theatre, TAP, The ArtsCenter, Seed Art Share, Burning Coal Theatre, and Starbright Little Players.

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