John Edward Doyle Jr. is a Storyteller, Actor and Teaching Artist. He is the founder of Arts Education Integration LLC, a company that integrates creative arts into the educational setting. Originally from Burnsville, Minnesota, John moved to Atlanta to attend Morehouse College. After receiving theater training from Carol Mitchell Leon, John began his professional acting/storytelling/teaching artist career in 1998.
John’s passion is in arts and education, and he has had the great opportunity to blend those two in his career. He is a past actor-educator at Kaiser Permanente Education Theatre Programs. While there he became a core company member that toured that state of Georgia doing children’s theater. John also created programming for Kaiser Permanente creating the Male Empowerment Workshop for middle school boys. He is a current performer with Teaching Museum, Georgia Ensemble Theater Arts in Education, Tattle Tales Productions and his own company Arts Education Integration Agency.
John is an accomplished storyteller. Telling, everywhere, from birthday parties, schools, festivals, and conferences. John also conducts workshops on how to incorporate storytelling and digital storytelling in the classroom. He is the past resident storyteller at the High Museum of Art.
John has also been a dedicated teaching artist and has partnered with such organizations as: the Alliance Theatre for 16 years, Georgia Ensemble Theatre, Kaiser Permanente Educational Theater, Georgia State University All-stars Afterschool, Upward Bound, Boys and Girls clubs, Young Audience, Atlanta Street Theatre, Camp Broadway at Fox Theatre, Fulton County Schools, Atlanta Public Schools, Cobb County Schools, Gwinnett County Schools and many others. Working with students from Pre K – 12th grade.
Some of the training John has received as a teaching artist include: – Wolf Trap certified teacher
– Certified Anger Management teacher
– Dime Train the Trainer certification
– Juvenile justice curriculum training
– Parent advocate training
– Inclusion strategies for children who have autism and Asperger syndrome – Understanding By Design curriculum strategy
– Common Core Alignment Lesson training
– Parent liaison training
– TKES inclusion training
– Developing Assessment and Rubrics
– Digital Storytelling
– Assessment of curriculum design
– Readers Theatre
– Process Drama
– Lead Teaching Artist instructor for Kaiser Permanente Educational Theatre middle school program
John’s passion extends to his community service. His social work is what drives and motivates him. Through creative arts and teachings, he creates a space for youth to explore and express themselves in a meaningful and constructive way. John has worked with Bellwood Boys and Girls Club and Donnely Boys and Girls Club teaching drama and poetry. Since 2012, John has volunteered with TLC, a youth alternative program at the Fulton County Juvenile Court House. During his time with TLC, he has facilitated creative writing and theater workshops as well as, co-directing a play written and performed by the TLC youth. In 2016, he was awarded volunteer of the year for Fulton County Juvenile Courthouse.
Arts Education Integration Agency