Paul Taylor, Australian Culture

Paul Taylor, Australian Culture

Paul “Walking Stick” Taylor is an Australian storyteller, didjeridoo player, singer, and cultural ambassador. He is a 2012 Finalist for Australian of the Year. Now based in Laramie, Wyoming, Paul Taylor has performed and taught for over 300,000 American children. He has been honored for his

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Australian Culture with Paul Taylor (Multidiscipline Residencies, Performances and Workshops)

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Program description

Paul Taylor has performed and taught for over 300,000 American children.  His educational concerts present Australian culture in story and song for elementary, middle and high school. 

 Paul performs to all ages, Wonders Down Under, Australian Music & Stories, an interactive multifaceted performance adapted to any age level. Paul presents audiences with a unique look at the wonderful Aussie

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Program Detail

Program type: Day Trip, Out-of-School-Time, Professional Development, Residency, Workshop
Artistic Discipline: Dance, Multi-discipline, Music, Storytelling, Theater, Visual Arts
Subject: Literacy, Music, Social Studies / History, Theatre Arts, Visual Arts
Population served: Grade 1, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12, Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 9, Kindergarten
Bilingual: No
Available dates:

Available year-round

Length of program: 45-50 minutes
Space / technical requirements:

8’x10’ staging area; one vocal mic and one instrument mic; slide projector and screen necessary for “Bush University”

Location(s):

Your site – schools, libraries, theaters

Fees / Ticketing:

$650 per performance when in area; $600 per multiple performance, same day, same site Workshop (with performance): Call for details Community Programs: Call for details Call for one to five day residency fees

EDUCATION STANDARDS

NC Standard Course of Study:

Integrate and evaluate information presented in diverse media and formats, including visually, quantitatively, and orally. Evaluate a speaker’s point of view, reasoning, and use of evidence and rhetoric. Ask and answer questions about what a speaker says in order to clarify comprehension, gather additional information, or deepen understanding of a topic or issue.

NC Essential Standards:

1st – 2nd – Understand that history tells a story of how people and events changed society over time. 5th – Understand how increased diversity resulted from migration, settlement patterns and economic development in the United States. 6th – Understand geographic factors that influenced the emergence, expansion and decline of civilizations, societies and regions (i.e. Africa, Asia, Europe, and the Americas) over time./ Explain how the behaviors and practices of individuals and groups influenced societies, civilizations and regions.

Qualifications

Conducts educational programming for 2 or more years: Yes
Performs criminal background checks on staff with youth contact: Yes
Maintains general liability insurance: 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
Provides scholarship and reduced fees: Yes
Conducts ongoing assessments of program quality: Yes

References

Magellan Charter School, Deb Hauser, 9324 Baileywick Road, Raleigh, NC 27615, 919-844-0277

Park Road Montessori, Sharon Frazier or Patricia Kozek, 980-343-5830

Paul Taylor Program Offerings

PaulTaylorOfferings.pdf