“Keith is a magician with young people, creating a learning environment that brings educational moments to life”
— Ned Rimer Co-Founder Citizen Schools
The Triggered Project’s Founder and co host of The Living a Triggered Life Podcast Actor Keith Mascoll created a Social Emotion and self efficacy building program called the Sneaker Therapy monologue Art Project While attending Harvard Graduate School of education summer 2023. The Narrative Therapy program has grown from being offered to kids to be offered to men with history of chemical dependency, and men who have been incarcerated. Keith Traveled to Portland Oregon with his show Triggered Life, and brought the project with him. He took 10 kids from across Portland for the program.. The first 3 weeks was virtual with the fourth being in personal with social distancing in front of Keith’ and Jesse Rowell’s Sneaker Therapy Art installation. Also while in Portland The Triggered Project worked with VOA Portland, and their Men’s Circle of color group. Keith decided he wanted to do the Sneaker Therapy Monologue Art Project with them men in their recovery Center. The relationship had grown to starting summer 2023 Sneaker Therapy Monologue Art Project will be done two times a year as part of VOA’s Recovery Center treatment program. Keith has also traveled to Alabama to work kids in the foster care system with a collaboration with Tuskegee School of Social work. keith has done the program in Boston with a major Spots Team, a collaboration with Concepts sneaker store, Everybody can eat, and the Epiphany school, in New York with Medger Evers College, and a City of Cambridge mentoring program in Cambridge Ma. In the Program self efficacy and social emotional skills are built as the participants write their own monologue about manhood, mental health, and being resilient in their lives.The final step is a public share-out of their monologues and the picking of a resonating line from their monologue to write it on a pair of sneakers as a political act, and to help them step into a new narrative.
Keith is a Teaching Artist with The Huntington Theater Company for the August Wilson Monologue Competition and coaches 100 High School students a year for the competition. Keith coached Maria Gonzalez to the National semi finals on Broadway, and Beza to the National Finals in Chicago.
Keith worked with the Exploring the issue of Slavery in the Era of the American Revolution program in Portsmouth N.H.Keith is helping High School Students create scripts from History of Africans, and African Americans who lived in Portsmouth
Keith has Done workshops in Leadership, Team Building, mental health awareness, public speaking and how to build a consistent and vibrant culture in schools.
Keith taught an improv class with the Program Summer Ink. The kids worked with Tableaus as the base of their work.
Keith taught a 4 week Acting/Teaching workshop with the Nationally known Teacher Training Course (TTC) program at the Shady Hill School..Shady Hill TTC Program
Keith taught an Acting at The Shady Hill School After School Program.His Class was full of wonderful young actors, they performed a Shakespeare monologue in front of 70 people. This was a historic moment due to the fact that the actors in his class are 5 and 6 years old.
Private Acting Coaching
Keith has started seeing clients of all ages for private Coaching, for theatre and film. Keith helped his first client sign with Abrams Artist Agency NYC. Keith does scene study, Monologue, career building, voice, and body work.
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