6th Grade Students of Tahnee Nowak
Loveland Elementary, Omaha, NE
Aaron from the Nebraska Theater Caravan's "Ice Wolf"
Students are using Jenni Hansen's eSchool account. Aaron from "Ice Wolf" is using Tom Albertsen's. They are discussing perspectives.
Jenni Hansen: http://www.apple.com
Jenni Hansen: Loveland is ready to the Ice Wof evetn!
Jenni Hansen: oops! Ice Wolf event!!
Tom Albertsen: Hi, from the CD office. We are getting ready here! The actors are here.
Tom Albertsen: We will start at 10
Jenni Hansen: Melissa: Is anyone there
Jenni Hansen: Melissa: We will have questions about Perspectives
Jenni Hansen: http://www.garfield.com
Tom Albertsen: Good morning class1 My name is Aaron, and I play Tarto.
Jenni Hansen: Hello this is loveland
Jenni Hansen: my name is melissa
Tom Albertsen: Is anyone out there and let's chat!
Jenni Hansen: We will have some questions about Perspectives
Tom Albertsen: hello mellissa, how are you!
Tom Albertsen: Ok let's talk about perspectivers
Jenni Hansen: Melissa: Did anything like this like this really happen
Jenni Hansen: Like the story of ice wolf happen to you
Tom Albertsen: I think if we all experience situations that occr in the Ice wolf everyday
Tom Albertsen: yes I remember, when i was in school, i hads a hard time making freinds
Jenni Hansen: ok next question did you like playing tarto or would you rather play a different charecter
Tom Albertsen: I really love to play tarto, I think he is the hero of the play
Jenni Hansen: Why do you think he is the hero
Tom Albertsen: At the end of the play he says "donn't you see she had no place else to go ,,we chased her
Jenni Hansen: Hi Aaron this is Lauren
Jenni Hansen: I have a qustion for you.
Jenni Hansen: How did you get into acting in the first place?
Tom Albertsen: he also stands up for anatou and takes big risks for her by providing her food, and tryig to get
to understand,that she does look different and it is not her falt
Jenni Hansen: Your right that is heroic.
Tom Albertsen: I got into acting when i was in college
Jenni Hansen: Cool!
Jenni Hansen: So we still have a chance to become actors!
Jenni Hansen: With all the people rejecting Anatou why was Tarto willingto give her a chance?
Tom Albertsen: I love to tell stories, i grew up with a famlily that always told stories
Tom Albertsen: Yes you all have a chance to become actors
Tom Albertsen: I think that Tarto is somewhat in love or has a crush on anatou
Jenni Hansen: Oh!
Jenni Hansen: Did you relate with your character at all?
Jenni Hansen: If so how?
Tom Albertsen: Yes! this story really hits home with me , I try to have a good heart like Tarto
Jenni Hansen: Hi! This is Sean
Tom Albertsen: Hi sean
Jenni Hansen: OKay, here comes a question
Tom Albertsen: bring it on dude
Jenni Hansen: If the same thing happened in a village what would you do?
Jenni Hansen: that you lived in
Tom Albertsen: I would stand up for what is right
Jenni Hansen: Thats a good thing!
Tom Albertsen: you bet buddy
Jenni Hansen: When you are on stage do you think about the audience, if you do what do you think about
Tom Albertsen: We all hve value and are special
Jenni Hansen: Do you get stage fright, if so how do you over come it?
Tom Albertsen: I Think wheather ot not they are enjoying the show
Jenni Hansen: How can you tell if they are enjoying it?
Tom Albertsen: I gget stage fright , I try to concentrate on doing my job well
Tom Albertsen: By laughter, and the look on children's faces
Jenni Hansen: What was your favorite charector besides your own
Jenni Hansen: ?
Jenni Hansen: Why
Tom Albertsen: I like Kiviog
Jenni Hansen: Was that the guy that had two faces?
Tom Albertsen: He put the needs of the whle villeage ahead of his own needs
Jenni Hansen: Oh
Tom Albertsen: no he was Tarto's father
Jenni Hansen: AIf you were Anatoue would have run away or deal with the people. Why or why not?
Jenni Hansen: *If
Tom Albertsen: I would of wow this is a hard question, i would have given my best friend
Tom Albertsen: more iof as chance to hwlp0
Tom Albertsen: me
Jenni Hansen: Hi my name is Caitie.
Tom Albertsen: moer of a chance to help me
Tom Albertsen: hello
Jenni Hansen: What could the villagers have done differently to make Anayou feel better?
Tom Albertsen: they, would have treated her mo
Tom Albertsen: more farly
Jenni Hansen: How would you compare Anatou's friend (Tarto) to the village people?
Tom Albertsen: he sees beyond the way she looks
Jenni Hansen: ahh
Tom Albertsen: the villagers should have gotton to know her she's really a
Tom Albertsen: nice person
Jenni Hansen: What else does he see in her besides the way she looks?
Tom Albertsen: she has great respect for her parents she likes to have fun
Tom Albertsen: she enjoys life
Tom Albertsen: she has to overcome alot and she remains good to
Jenni Hansen: Why did Tarto turn against Anatou?
Tom Albertsen: people she wants to know
Tom Albertsen: tarto did not turn
Tom Albertsen: agaist her
Tom Albertsen: he was mis understood
Tom Albertsen: he really
Jenni Hansen: ooops, we were mistaken.
Tom Albertsen: just wanted
Tom Albertsen: to get her tio admit she looks differnt,a
Tom Albertsen: and by doing that she could hve
Tom Albertsen: stayed in the village
Tom Albertsen: and tarto
Jenni Hansen: Thank you, our time is up, we need to go. bye
Tom Albertsen: would have worked to convice that she is good
Tom Albertsen: thank you
Jenni Hansen: That's it okay bye! From Lauren,Melissa, Sean, and Catie
Tom Albertsen: goodbye
Jenni Hansen: This is Tom Albertsen, a technologist with The Community Discovered. Thanks a lot, Aaron!
These kids really gained some insight from a professional actor. Hopefully they realize that it is the moral of
the stories you portray that will help them on their lifes' journeys.
Tom Albertsen: yes thank you fro having me here today