Matthew

Hodge

Available as a Speaker and Keynote

Conferences      Lecture Series

 Masterclasses      Workshops   

Classes              Camps

(Virtual and In-Person)

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RECENT SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS

10/11/2021 - FWCC Founding Arts & Humanities Speaking Series (Upcoming)

04/22/2021 - ECGC East Coast Game Conference

03/29/2021 - UNC-Chapel Hill Department of Religious Studies

03/13/2021 - North Carolina Thespian Festival

11/18/2019 - NCSU School of Design

10/18/2019 - WPU Interdisciplinary Conference

THEMES AND TOPICS

Matthew can explore various topics for student and adult audiences, including the following:

PERFORMING ARTS

  • Workshops & Masterclasses (Music or Theatre)

  • ​Composing and Songwriting (The Creative Process)

  • Media Scoring (Music for Film, TV, Commercials, & Video Games)

  • Music Technologies (Artistic and Ethical Debates)

  • Audition Techniques and Strategies

  • Playwrighting and Script Analysis

  • Artistry and Professionalism

WRITING

  • Navigating the ENTIRE Writing Process (From Idea to Publication)

  • Writing Nonfiction (Tips and Strategies)

  • Being a Passionate Writer

  • Establishing Your Voice and Audience

  • Working With Editors, Publishers, and Co-Authors (Building Relationships)

  • Fundamental Differences within Nonfiction Genres

  • Finding the Right Research in a World of Information

EDUCATION

  • Making History Alive and Relevant for Students

  • The Importance of Being an Imperfect Educator

  • Building Student Excitement About Your Course Subject

  • Establishing a Productive Classroom Tone and Environment

  • The Power of Interdisciplinary Collaborations

  • Building Study Abroad Trips

  • In-Person vs. Virtual Teaching

Please contact Matthew for inquiries regarding availability and pricing on his Contact page.