ACTivate Community Through Theatre
Welcome to ACT where we ACTivate communities through theatre classes, workshops and performances for youth, senior and intergenerational communities. We bring our programs to schools, libraries, colleges, retirement communities, nursing homes — anywhere you wish to ACTivate your community through
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'LIVING LITERATURE' From Page to Stage
LIVING LITERATURE * From Page to Stage is a program that brings literature including books, stories and poetry to life. The program includes a performance for the selected grade and then three workshops for three classrooms to demonstrate how to bring a book, story or poem to life. For middle schools our performance is To Kill A Mockingbird. For elementary schools, our performance is... View more
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6 January 2020 – 1 May 2020
For the performance ACT needs a space where the performance is available for all students to view. All-purpose spaces, cafetoriums, theaters, gyms.
For the workshops a space where the desks can be moved to provide space for acting, group planning and performing activities.
Performance PLUS three classrooms receive three workshops including a final presentation for the grade. $2000
Additional three workshops per classroom $400
The cost includes all teaching materials and travel. There is an additional travel fee of $60 per visit for schools outside the Charlotte City limit and $120 per visit outside of Mecklenburg County.
NC Standard Course of Study
SL1 Prepare for and participate effectively in a range of conversations and collaborations with diverse partners, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly and persuasively.
SL3 Evaluate a speaker’s point of view, reasoning, and use of evidence and rhetoric.
SL4 Present information, findings, and supporting evidence such that listeners can follow the line of reasoning and the organization, development, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.
R4 Analyze how and why individuals, events, and ideas develop and interact over the course of a text.
NC Essential Standards:
4.A.1.1: Analyze texts or scripts in terms of specific character traits and relationships among them.
3.CU.2.1: Illustrate theatre etiquette appropriate to the performance situation.
3.C.2: Interpret stories from given texts by acting them out.
IMPROVe Language Arts
Beth Deschenes, Olde Providence Elementary School Beth.firstname.lastname@example.org
Katrina Somsel, Olde Providence Elementary School email@example.com
SHAKESPEARE: Outside the Box
Sunny Binder, South Charlotte Middle School, firstname.lastname@example.org
WE ARE: Children of the Holocaust
Laura Mecsey Boyce, Mint Hill Middle School email@example.com
Cancellations will be honored at least two weeks prior to the residency. Cancellations made less than two weeks before the start date of the residency will not be accepted and the school or booking party will be charged. Cancellations must be made in writing or by email to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
ACT reserves the right to postpone a class due to illness.