Laura Marchese

C3. Arts Lab: A Multi-year Collaboration between YANJEP and Community Partners, Chat 3. Strategies for Building Effective Collaborations with Classroom Teachers

Laura Marchese is a dancer and YA Nationally Credentialed Teaching Artist working with arts organizations and schools throughout New Jersey, conducting residencies and workshops for students, arts educators, and classroom teachers. She has been recognized with a NJ Governor’s Arts in Education Distinguished Teaching Artist Award and a YANJEP Artist of the Year Award, and she has presented her work at both the state and national level. She believes that all students deserve access to high quality arts education and can achieve, excel, and benefit from seeing and experiencing the world through the process of creating art.