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Artist: Frank Levy
Award winning director, actor, and educator Frank Levy shares his ideas on expanding the language arts curriculum by teaching important creative thinking and writing skills such as: pre-writing, building stories, creating character, evoking descriptive language, and critiquing.
 

This engaging program is designed to coordinate with Black History Month.
 

This program will take the audience on a trip to Africa. Students will explore the culture of the coast of West Africa through song and dance, and audience members will be selected to play an instrument or learn a traditional African dance.
 

In this comprehensive residency with actor / producer Terence Rosemore, students will receive an overview of the vocational opportunities in the Film industry
 

Drums move the body and the soul. N’Kafu Traditional African Dance Company will take you on a journey to the riches continent in the world. Students will gain a clear understanding of age-old values and folklore of the African people through dance and drumming.
 

Our songs are our heritage! Let's keep these songs alive and part of our culture by encouraging children to experience the joy of singing! You are my Sunshine, My Darling Clementine, Yankee Doodle Dandy, America the Beautiful & more.
 

The Terrific Traveling Troubadours invite children to travel to different cultures around the world. These charming and beloved tales teach important life lessons while inspiring an appreciation for reading.
 

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This workshop focuses on presenting tools to aspiring poets/spoken word artists for stronger writing. Students learn how to find their own voice and rhythm in their writing.
 

Artist: Donald Lewis
Donald Lewis takes the students through history with this collection of stories from African and African American traditions. Students will laugh out loud during hilarious renditions of beloved stories.
 

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This workshop gives examples and tools for young writers in presenting their written work to audiences. Students are given devices for better stage presence, dramatizing their writing and understanding their audience.
 

Harmony has a definition in music, but more importantly in relationship building and conflict resolution. This program shares through musical experiences what it means to be "in harmony" with each other and how people have used music to communicate.
 

Artist: Donald Lewis
This interactive program is composed of well-loved stories from North America and around the world dealing with conflict resoulation. The audience participates in the series of stories as well as a discussion of important issues facing young people.
 

Artist: Toni B!
Travel the globe with master dance instructor Toni Batiste as she wows the audience with steps from the old world and modern dances. Students experience the music, dance and vocabulary particular to such varying regions as South America, Europe and North America.
 

Grayhawk draws students into another time period through stories and his original compositions of Native Americans. Students will become part of each story by portraying characters, singing refrains and learning a friendship dance.
 

The Panorama Jazz Band has adapted a special program of holiday songs from around the world that offer a unique musical and cultural experience. The program shows how music unites us all.
 

Halloween, Christmas, Mardi Gras, St. Patrick's Day, Easter, and Independence Day - find the story that's right for the season.
 

Artist: Frank Levy
Students can't help getting caught up in Instant Theater with award-winning educator and director Frank Levy as he enlists audiences members as the cast and crew of a theatrical, historical or famous event performed on the spot.
 

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This workshop is a beginner class for young people to establish a foundation for writing spoken word.
 

Celebrated local poet Chuck Perkins' distinctive lyrical flow pays homage to the great city he calls home, New Orleans. He walks students through many aspects of New Orleans culture in his own unique style, modeling just how cool poetry can be.
 

Artist: Frank Levy
This interactive program uses humor and student participation to demonstrate successful strategies for increasing self-esteem and improving performance on LEAP tests.
 

A delightful 45-minute version of this classic favorite!
 

Look Up! is an original play with three actors that addresses bullying, cooperation, tolerance, and ecology.
 

Colorful and courageous citizens who formed the unique city of New Orleans are brought to life by actors in period costume.
 

Artist: Dave James
Mathematical melodies uses various songs to illustrate the deep connection between music and mathematics. Students count and clap along as they learn musical concepts that are closely related to adding, multiplying and dividing.
 

Goat in the Road Productions (GRP) presents four student-written plays performed by its award-winning company of professional actors, bringing high quality theatre filled with lights, sound, costumes & props to cafeterias, libraries and museums throughout Louisiana.
 

Two singer/actors invite students to join them onstage during our lively 40-minute journey through opera’s “greatest hits.”
 

Trapped by oily goo, Patti Pelican and Sammy Seagull are rescued, rehabilitated and released by caring humans. This timely educational tool teaches the valuable lessons of protecting wildlife and the mportance of environmental stewardship.
 

Enjoy Adella's favorite stories and songs from her childhood, those of her daughters and favorites of the thousands of children she has entertained and educated for over 20 years.
 

Artist: Dave James
This program is specifically designed for younger students to learn about the most basic concepts of music like melody, rhythm and singing. Participation is encouraged with percussion, clapping and call and response singing.
 

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This residency explores the the importance of the Mississippi river to the anti-slavery movement in the United States through dance.
 

Artist: Dave James
This program focuses on the history of music in Louisiana, and the special cultural significance that music plays in our daily lives here. Students get hands-on experience being able to play along with percussion instruments.
 

More than just a reading, Mrs. Deniger's performance of storytelling, singing, and vivid presentation transport students to new parts of Louisiana as they learn about the life of shrimpers.
 

Artist: Curtis
This lively and interactive performance introduces the colorful and exciting world of samba in Rio de Janeiro and Bahia Brazil and it's kinship to New Orleans carnival.
 

Alex McConduit hosts an interactive reading of his book, Snowballs For All, while each student receives one free sno ball from a local vendor.
 

Students will learn about poetry, rhyming words, the history of sno balls and their unique existence in southeast Louisiana. Students will also learn how McConduit became an author and about the importance of ideas, reading, and writing in everyday life.
 

Artist: Donald Lewis
Students travel the world and learn enchanting international stories. Rolicking fun abounds as Donald Lewis becomes each character in these world stories, with voices so diverse the students will hardly believe they came from one man!
 

Through storytelling and visual arts, GrayHawk explores the culture of the Choctaw Nation.
 

Rebecca Frank can create storytelling, performance, and movement events specific to any theme, and creates works for all age groups, starting with pre-K through elementary school age.
 

Choose from one of the many fun and exciting stories these puppets can tell!
 

Roscoe C. Reddix, Jr. shares lessons from Africa and around the world through stories, songs, and movement. Talking animals, animate objects, and mystical folk abound in stories that expand cultural awareness, enhance school culture, and provide life lessons culled from the wisdom of ages.
 

Roscoe C. Reddix, Jr. shares lessons from Africa and around the world through stories, songs, and movement. Talking animals, animate objects, and mystical folk abound in stories that expand cultural awareness, enhance school culture, and provide life lessons culled from the wisdom of ages.
 

Roscoe C. Reddix, Jr. shares lessons from Africa and around the world through stories, songs, and movement. Talking animals, animate objects, and mystical folk abound in stories that expand cultural awareness, enhance school culture, and provide life lessons culled from the wisdom of ages.
 

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Calliope Puppets re-invents their highly successful show on wetlands preservation to motivate individual responsibility in care of our world with dynamic hand puppets, lively music and thoughtful audience participation.
 

The Language of Opera is a program designed to connect students to the art form of opera, and to foster a more intimate relationship with language arts by writing their own mini opera.
 

Designed for grades K-3, The Littlest House uses Virginia Lee Burton’s classic children’s story of a lonely old house that is nearly overwhelmed by neglect and urbanization.
 

Artist: The Rap Game
The Rap Game teaches kids to write rhyming couplets, which they then recite as raps on the microphone in front of the class.
 

A former journalist shares her road to becoming an author, explaining the steps of book design, illustration and production. Includes investigative skills to make book material accurate and answer the 5 W's of story development.
 

Ms. Joseph takes a fresh look at music from a neurological, physiological,mathematical and cellular perspective. This workshop is helpful to any teacher who wants to integrate music into the classroom curriculum.
 

Students will join the artists in creating musical phrases with their hands and feet, as they learn how to improvise through "body percussion" and sing along with some of the popular songs that inspired dancers of the past.
 

Designed to spark readiness through stories, song and rhymes, this program is sure to excite emerging readers!
 

Voices of the Big Easy encompass much of the finest that New Orleans has to offer. This fusion group combines the vivid insightful poetry of Chuck Perkins with rhythms and sounds that have been part of New Orleans for generations.
 

Students will learn about the Saints, Saints history, unique local terms and phrases, as well as how McConduit became an author all while he shares the importance of ideas, reading, and writing in everyday life.
 

Artist: Curtis
This unique musical program offers the drama and splendor of revered ancient culture as it traces the origin of African Drumming.
 

Rebecca Frank loves to make literacy connections with popular children's books. Her puppetry workshop incorporates the visual arts, theatre, and fun into any story, theme, holiday, or special event.
 
 



 
   
 
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