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Doyle Hanks 

Passionate, professional, results driven, critical thinker, storyteller and teacher. My project, 100 Hours of Kindness, has taught me communication, humility, honesty and given me boundless enthusiasm.

Skills

Writer

Diligent writer and producer of content for variety of media: stage, television, and film. 

Computer Literacy

Skilled in use of most computer platforms and software, Outlook, Explorer, Mac/Windows, trouble-shooting and usage

Skilled in Creative Software and graphics: Adobe Premiere Pro and Photoshop

Sue Daniels Photography

Public Speaker/Presenter

Active member of Toastmasters International; keynote speaker at CSUDH Graduation ceremonies, School of Education; speaker at Ignite Denver 

100 Hours of Kindness

Skilled teacher for over 20 years. 

Education

20102017

M.F.A

National University

Conferred on 19 March 2017

19921994

B.A

UCLA

Received a BA in Theater from the School of Theater, Film and Television. 

Training

National University - MFA in Professional Screenwriting - Graduate 2017

Emily Griffith Technical College School of Video Production and Editing

Writer's Boot Camp - Two Year Program in screenwriting

Baron/Brown Acting Studio - Graduate of two-year, formal acting school. Scene study for an additional four years. 

CSUDH - Credentialed in Secondary Teaching. 

National Speaker's Association Speaker's Academy - Graduate

CLAD Certified

Arts Integration Training with the Los Angeles Music Center

Work experience

20162016

Guest Teacher

Denver Public Schools
20002015

Teacher

Culver City School District

Responsibilities: 

  • Designed year-long curricula for classes averaging 160 students per year.
  • Participated in Professional Learning Communities to develop common assessments at grade level.
  • Prepared daily lessons for seniors, sophomores and honors classes.
  • Collaborated with colleagues to develop a variety of common teaching strategies that support the Common Core while working with administration, colleagues and parents to support individual student needs.
  • Developed differentiation strategies for mainstreamed learners of varying abilities.
  • Created popular after school improvisational theater program. 

Accomplishments: 

  • Built relationships with students such that they reported feeling safe and encouraged.
  • Sponsored several clubs including the Kindness Club and the Feminists Club.
  • Earned the Teacher of the Month designation for February, 2011.
  • Implemented an Arts Integration program with 100% student participation.
  • Developed a variety of cooperative learning strategies that addressed multiple intelligences. 
19992007

Teacher/Director

Culver City Academy of Visual and Performing Arts

Responsibilities:

  • Taught a variety of theater related classes from stagecraft to acting. 
  • Director of numerous productions. 

Accomplishments: 

  • Founded and taught popular improvisational theater program:
  • Received the Best Director Award for One-Act production of The Bald Soprano.
  • Developed popular improv program which helped raise funds for the Academy.
  • Production of Brighton Beach Memoirs won several awards at DTASC Festival

Accolades

Toastmasters International - Competent Communicator Award

Teacher of the Month - Culver City Middle School - February 2013

Winner: Best Use of Dialogue - Stoking the Fire Writing Contest

Third Place Winner - Zenjiro Japanese Show Comedy Contest

First Runner Up - Ultimate Laff Down

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