Sean Layne

Seanis the founder of Focus 5 Inc, a national arts educationconsulting company. He holds a B.F.A. degree in acting and studied acting in London, England. Sean has worked in the field of arts integration for 25 years. He leads residencies for students K-8, presents workshops for teachers, and has designed training seminars for teaching artists nationwide forThe John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.He is also an Arts Coach for the Kennedy Center’sChanging Education Through the Artsprogram.

For over a decade Sean acted, directed and designed sets for theInteract Story Theatre, a professional theatre company that has served more than 4,000 schools, museums, libraries, and festivals around the world.

He began working with theWolf Trap Institute Early Learning Through the Artsprogram in 1989. As a Master Artist, he represented Wolf Trap across the country and internationally, and designed and piloted new residency and workshop models.

Sean leads:
Foundational Workshops

Classroom Culture Workshops:
Acting Right
Academic Conversationsin the Arts Integrated Classroom

Instructional Strategies: Drama

Assessment and Documentation Workshop:
Arts Integration and Formative Assessment

Focus 5, Inc 2020