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Residency Programs and Workshops

Residencies and Workshops provide teachers with engaging programing that ignites kids’ imaginations and gets them excited about learning, and with merger, the organization is better equipped to work with all ages of young people—from early childhood and school readiness through high school math and humanities.

 

Discover Drama

Grades PreK-12  |  $100/hr. per classroom*

Students participate in character- & story-driven theatre exercises in fun, energetic workshops that develop foundational acting techniques. The program may be expanded into a multi-session residency to suit specific grade levels and curricula, including an optional culminating performance. This program can be customized, and may be adapted for any age and many different disciplines.

Contact us about specific programs available or opportunities to develop pilot programs.

Exploring Bullying Behaviors Through Drama 

(formerly Bullying Behaviors)
WORKSHOP/residency: Grades 3-12 | $100/hr. per classroom*, 2+ hrs required

Students examine both obvious and subtle bullying behaviors by employing a range of drama games, group discussion, and creative role play. By using acting skills to inhabit situations, students learn proactive responses to defuse bullying while also uncovering and exploring their own connections to this topic.

Connecting Cultures

RESIDENCY: Grades 6–12 | $100/hr. per classroom* (10+ hrs.)

The objectives of the program are to identify and analyze stereotypes, strengthen emotional literacy, and build community. Participants build trust and teamwork through theatre activities, learn elements of drama, and focus on written and verbal storytelling.

Readiness adventure

WORKSHOP: Grade PreK | $100/session, 18 students max.

A joyful learning quest!  Teaching Artists, students, and classroom teachers all participate in entering the world of pretend to become characters. Children will delight in interacting with whimsical props, and together we’ll act out a story filled with tasks and challenges that build school readiness skills!

StoryTime 

WORKSHOP:  Grades PreK-1  |  $100/session per classroom*

Join in this lively storytelling program that uses active listening to build comprehension and language development—skills vital to early literacy. Children participate imaginatively, contributing sound and movement under the guidance of the storyteller.

Movement for Stories

WORKSHOP:  Grades K-3  |  $100/hr. per classroom*

english: In this immersive workshop, a Teaching Artist shares an original tale—transforming any classroom into an active learning environment where students become the characters, from rambunctious elves to underwater creatures or wherever the story might take us!

spanish: Teaching Artists guide students in playing characters in Spanish language stories that build vocabulary and grammar including greetings, colors, parts of the body, members of the family, and more! Tales are from the European, Latin American, and the Huichol traditions.

Exploring History Through Drama

Workshop:  Grades 4-8  |  $100/hr. per classroom*

Support almost any history unit with an interactive theatre workshop where students use their imaginations to analyze the characters and events they’re studying.

Residency:  Grades 4-8  |  $800/classroom* (8 hrs.) 

Bring historical figures and events to life! This residency engages creative problem solving as students craft and perform episodes from their curriculum.

Exploring Astronomy Through Drama

Residency: Grades 4-8  |  $600/classroom* (6 hrs.)

Students participate in interactive theatre games that reinforce their science curriculum. The residency culminates in performances of student-created scenes that identify misconceptions about Earth and the Universe and are intended to educate peers about important astronomy concepts and how they give rise to seasons, day and night, the phases of the moon, and other familiar phenomena.

Contact us about additional science programs or opportunities to develop pilot programs.

Zombie Math

RESIDENCY: Grades 9-12  |  $800/classroom* (8 hrs.)

Students explore the real-world applications of Algebra & Geometry by writing and performing original scenes that educate peers about how the math they’re learning in school could one day save their lives in the event of a zombie apocalypse. After all, a spoonful of zombies makes the math go down.

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