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2022 - Planet Improv Offers Applied Improvisational Sessions “Improv for Healing”
Improv for Healing presents students with an opportunity for connection. Through examining different types of distorted thinking (thinking that leads to a negative mood) participants gain clarity and mindfulness in ...
Applied Improv for Autistic, Developmentally Disabled and Special Needs Students
We’ve all heard the saying, “Laughter is the best medicine.” Maybe that explains why more and more clinicians are recommending applied improv as a therapeutic modality for people with mental health disorders ...
Arts Integration Workshops for Teachers
How can I use dance, drama, visual art, media, and/or music in my classroom to teach Math, English Language Arts, Social Studies, and Science? Will it help students learn? What research backs up arts integration as ...
Australian Culture with Paul Taylor (Multidiscipline Residencies, Performances and Workshops)
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 ...
Collaborative Earth Art & Mandalas (Grades 3-12)
Students will fall in love with the process of constructing beautiful, nature-inspired installations or mandalas on the campus lawns and gardens. The process will involve working collaboratively or individually to ...
Conceptual Portraiture (Grades 4-12)
Students will learn how to convey ideas through symbolic portraits of themselves or their classmates. Students will write and sketch out a plan for their portraits. We will provide lights, backdrops, props and more ...
Designed to Move
Designed to Move is a 3-5 day in-person OR virtual professional development residency for classroom teachers led by dance educator and seasoned teaching artist, Sarah Council. Program participants will acquire a ...
Digital Photography & Composition (Grades 2-12)
Students will learn the foundations of how to capture stunning images by applying the elements of design and various techniques to enhance their digital photographs. The first day of this program will focus on ...
Digital Storytelling Workshops & Residencies
Workshops in Story Writing, Animation, Podcasting and Storybook App Creation Available In Person or Virtual We have three digital storytelling residency tracts or projects you can do with your students and ...
DIY Photo Filters & Photo Composition (All Levels)
Students will enjoy creating handmade filters to add color, texture and unique lighting effects to their photos. Work created by Instagram influencers and master photographers will be introduced for inspiration. ...
Dream Alive: A Celebration of Black History
The stories of people such as Harriet Tubman and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. have become a familiar part of the study of American History. The accomplishments of other significant African-Americans, from every walk ...
Educators, Administrators and School/Educational Organizations Personnel Team & Skill Building with Applied Improv
Listening is an important part of being an educator in any context. It is a way of “looking for the truth and the interesting things in what students are saying and not just trying to set them up to say the ...
High School Students Readiness For Graduation with Applied Improv
The critical thinking and creative thought practiced with Applied Improv has strong connections to these and other academic, emotional, and social skills related to High School level students and eventually, the ...
OTC improv “Developing tomorrow’s leaders today” “I serve on the board and the experience with your improv was one of the best moments in my year” – Hank Talmadge, Ronald McDonald House. “Naturally ...
Infinite Curricular Connections through Dance
Students will create dance experiences that are uniquely designed to introduce a unit of study, assist in understanding material, or expand beyond the goals of the curriculum. Through this interdisciplinary ...
KINETICWORKShops for Teachers. Let's Get Moving!
NOTE: We are offering Teacher Workshops in person for the 2022-23 school year. KINETICWORKShops are a professional development opportunity that will have your teachers dancing through the hallways. Two hour or ...
Living Rhythms Virtual / Hands-On West African Drumming
Available virtually or in person, Living Rhythms provides workshops, hands-on residencies, and interactive assembly performances in the arts of West African drumming and dance. With a drum for each student, the ...
Middle School Transition with Applied Improv
Applied Improv can facilitate an easier middle school transition by having a positive effect on the following social and emotional skills: *Confidence and self-acceptance *Comfort in social ...
Move, Create and Collaborate
Move, Create and Collaborate, is a 3–5-day arts integrated, in-person OR virtual creative dance residency for grades k-12 that engages students in an exploration of classroom curriculum through movement and ...
Music and the Underground Railroad
The Underground Railroad is one of the most important chapters in American History. This engaging, interactive concert of songs, stories and narratives about slavery and the quest for freedom reveals the hope, ...
Musical Me: Staff Development
This staff development seminar is aimed to support school or organization staff in learning more about themselves through the arts. Tips on promoting health and wellness will be incorporated as the safety of ...
Nature Photography & Poetry (Grades 3-5)
Explore the great outdoors through your personal lens! This program will teach students the fundamentals of nature photography. Photography sessions will be followed by a poetry workshop where each student will be ...
pARTnership Residencies + Workshops
pARTnership Elementary School Residencies + Workshops: Residencies between 1-6 visits Explore curricular needs of ANY general classroom. Lessons & Units available for: ELA Math Science other subject ...
Poetic Paintings (Grades 6-12)
Students will get inspired by artists who combine words and paint then build their own multi-layered paintings. A free-flow writing activity will inspire final works that integrate poetry, symbols, vivid colors and ...
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