Dr. Tom's Semi-Silent Theatre

Dr. Tom's Semi-Silent Theatre

Tom Pierce studied Children’s Theater and mime at Florida State University. He is a professional mime, actor and story teller, and is a member of the Screen Actors Guild. He has toured nationally and internationally for over 25 years. Tom has performed his educational programs and workshops in

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Dr. Tom's Semi-Silent Theatre

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Program description

“Character That Counts” Dr. Tom and the audience examine what having good character means and promotes.
“Information Please” Dr. Tom uses all his skills (Mime, Juggling, Magic)and audience participation to illustrate how important and wonderful reading can be.

Program Detail

Program type: Workshop
Artistic Discipline: Storytelling, Theater
Cultural Origin: American
Subject: Theatre Arts
Population served: Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Kindergarten, Pre-K
Bilingual: No
Available dates:

All year.

Length of program: 50 minutes
Space / technical requirements:

Tom can perform in almost any space: theater, gym, media center,
cafeteria stage. Tom brings his own sound system; all he needs
is one table and one chair.

Location(s):

All

Fees / Ticketing:

Price: $550.00 for one show. $850.00 for two shows back to
back. Must have a block of at least two shows in one week.

EDUCATION STANDARDS

NC Standard Course of Study:

Key Ideas and Details:
Determine a theme of a story, drama, or poem from details in the text, including how characters in the story or drama respond to challenges.
Craft and Structure:
Explain how a series of scenes fit together to provide the overall structure of a particular story or drama.
Integration of Knowledge and Ideas: Analyze how visual and multimedia elements contribute to the meaning, tone, or beauty of a text (multimedia presentation of fiction, folktale, myth, poem).

NC Essential Standards:

5.A.1 Analyze Literary Texts and Performances.
P.SE.1 Understand the meaning and importance of personal responsibility and self-awareness.
P.SE.2 Understand the relationship between self and others in the broader world.

Qualifications

Conducts educational programming for 2 or more years: Yes
Performs criminal background checks on staff with youth contact: Yes
Maintains general liability insurance (Individuals and organizations listed in this Directory can provide proof of insurance upon request. ASC does not hold copies of current documentation for providers): Yes
Three letters of recommendation / references available: Yes
Provides study guides for teachers and or students: Yes
Connects to State and or Common Core Curriculum Standards: Yes
Provides tools to assess student learning (workshops and residencies): Yes
Conducts ongoing assessments of program quality: Yes

References

Dr. Tom’s “Character That Counts” program was excellent. We highly recommend him. Highland Mill Montessori School. Charlotte, NC
The Show “Character That Counts” was perfect for my school. Kids at my school need this sort of reinforcement for developing and sustaining good character. J. H. Gunn Elementary,
Charlotte, NC

Cancellation Policy

None