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Student Matinee Performances
Live multicultural theatre
for grades K-6th
Each play adapts popular childrens books about grandparents from around the world. The casts are multicultural and range in age from 10 to 80 years. Matinee package includes a free teacher guide, opportunity to meet the actors, and the chance to tour the area.
third grade students talked about the plays the rest of the afternoon.
We know that the teachers and the parents wiped away many tears during
your reservations now for our Spring 2011 Matinees!
*****Call 510/444-4755 - EXT 116****
|Federal Building Auditorium
1301 Clay Street
March 3 and 4, 2011
Veteran’s Memorial Building
March 11, 2011
School Assembly Programs
PASS IT ON!
Whats been passed down to you? Remember your grandmas wedding dress, the jokes that grandpa told you, and the stories passed down from your great-great grandparents? Our Pass It On! program features diverse grandparent storytellers, musicians, and guest performers telling stories and acting out tales about the things passed on to them.
|Follow up: Classroom workshops teach children how to interview their own grandparents and other elders to create their own grandparent tales. Children can then enter our Grandparent Tales Writing Contest.|
tickles the funny bone and collaborates with students to develop their imaginations and dramatic spontaneity. The troupe creates characters and scenes from the students suggestions.
Student Storytelling Workshop
Professional storytellers guide students toward a better understanding of the principles and skills for telling traditional tales and stories from their lives. The workshop includes topics such as structure and sequence, shaping environmental detail to create character and sense of place, and performance techniques.
After School Programs
Professional storytellers and acting teachers help students build storytelling and acting skills in on-going after school programs that culminate in a final event for students and parents.
Storytellers needed! Attend one of our storytelling classes!
| Your programs are well correlated to our
curriculum, allowing for discussions and writings about literature and diversity.|
Teacher, Edison School
Thank you for giving us the key to the past. Whenever you tell about the past, I feel like I'm right there with you.
Hillary Atwood, age 10
Our children feel the richness that comes across the bridge of generations ... the presence of the grandpa and grandma storytellers does far more than our words. It gives a reality to their ideas.
Thousand Oaks School
|For more information about our school programs, please contact us!|
|For program fees, call 510/444-4755 - ext. 116|