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Planet Improv Educational Services, LLC & Planet Improv, Inc.

Planet Improv Educational Services, LLC & Planet Improv, Inc.

Planet Improv Educational Services, LLC is a for-profit business established in 2019 that uses applied improvisational theatre techniques to empower and educate students.

Planet Improv, Inc is a 501c3 nonprofit corporation established in 2006.  Its’ mission statement is  “Empowering people to

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2022 - Planet Improv Applied Improvisational Theatre Sessions Introduce Students to: Theatre; Performance; Creativity and Imagination Amongst The Building of Many, Many Other Real-World Skills

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Program Description

We hear it all the time … “they’ve cut drama and arts classes at my child’s school.” It’s a sad, but true reality. Another reality is the fact that a theatrical curriculum fosters the skill and creativity of self-expression through a visual, auditory and kinesthetic experience. Eric Jensen in Arts with the Brain in Mind states that, “brain research has increasingly shown that the

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Program Detail

Program type: Assembly/Performance, Professional Development, Residency, Virtual/Online Program, Workshop
Artistic Discipline: Storytelling, Theater
Cultural Origin: American
Subject: Theatre Arts
Population Served Grade 1, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12, Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8, Grade 9, Kindergarten, Pre-K, Teachers
Bilingual: No
Available dates:

We will work with you to find a convenient day, date, timeframe for your and your students.

Available times:

We will work with you to find a convenient day, date, timeframe for your and your students.

Space / technical requirements:

Can we stand up, sit down and move around a little?

Location(s):

We come to you.

Fees / Ticketing:

We will work with you and the amount of funding that you received so that you can get as many teaching artist experiences as possible.

EDUCATION STANDARDS

NC Standard Course of Study:

1.C.1 Use movement, voice, and writing to communicate ideas and feelings.

1 .C .1 .1 Use non-verbal expression to communicate movement elements, including size, weight, and rate .

1 .C .1 .2 Use creative drama techniques, such as storytelling or puppetry, to demonstrate vocal variety .

1 .C .1 .3 Understand that stories have a beginning, middle, and end .

1.C.2 Use performance to communicate ideas and feelings.

1 .C .2 .1 Use improvisation to communicate activities in a variety of situations . 1 .C .2 .2 Use dramatic play to perform stories while texts are read aloud .

2.C.1 Use movement, voice, and writing to communicate ideas and feelings.

2 .C .1 .1 Use non-verbal expression to communicate elements of characterization, including age and physicality .

2 .C .1 .2 Use vocal variety and animation to create distinct voices for characters . 2 .C .1 .3 Use dialogue to enhance the clarity of stories .

2.C.2 Use performance to communicate ideas and feelings.

2 .C .2 .1 Use improvisation to communicate problems and resolutions

3.C.1 Use movement, voice, and writing to communicate ideas and feelings.

3 .C .1 .1 Use non-verbal expression to communicate elements of characterization, including age and physicality .

3 .C .1 .2 Apply appropriate volume and variation in pitch, rate, and tone to express character . 3 .C .1 .3 Understand how to transform stories into written dialogue .

3.C.2 Use performance to communicate ideas and feelings.

3 .C .2 .1 Use improvisation to present a variety of simple stories or situations .

4.C.1 Use movement, voice, and writing to communicate ideas and feelings.

4 .C .1 .1 Use a variety of postures, gaits, and mannerisms to express character in the presentation of stories .

  1. 4 .C .1 .2  Apply appropriate vocal elements of volume, pitch, rate, tone, articulation, and vocal expression to various types of literature and storytelling .
  2. 4 .C .1 .3  Understand how to adapt sources, such as literature texts, poetry, and speeches, into scripts .

4.C.2 Use performance to communicate ideas and feelings.

4 .C .2 .1 Use improvisation to tell stories and express ideas .
4 .C .2 .2 Interpret multiple characters from stories through use of the body and voice .

5.C.1 Use movement, voice, and writing to communicate ideas and feelings.

5 .C .1 .1 Use a variety of postures, gaits, and mannerisms to express a variety of characters in the presentations of stories .

  1. 5 .C .1 .2  Apply appropriate vocal elements of volume, pitch, rate, tone, articulation, and vocal expression in various types of formal and informal presentations .
  2. 5 .C .1 .3  Construct original scripts using dialogue that communicates ideas and feelings .

5.C.2 Use performance to communicate ideas and feelings.

5 .C .2 .1 Use improvisation to create characters and solve problems .

6.C.1 Use movement, voice, and writing to communicate ideas and feelings.

6 .C .1 .1 Use physical movement and acting skills to express a variety of emotions to an audience .

6 .C .1 .2 Apply appropriate vocal elements of volume, pitch, rate, tone, articulation, and vocal expression .

6 .C .1 .3 Understand how to read and write scripts .

6.C.2 Use performance to communicate ideas and feelings.

6 .C .2 .1 Use improvisation and acting skills to role play various scenarios and given situations . 6 .C .2 .2 Interpret various selections of literature through formal and informal presentations .

7.C.1 Use movement, voice, and writing to communicate ideas and feelings.

7 .C .1 .1 Use physical movement and acting skills to express a variety of characters to an audience .

7 .C .1 .2 Apply appropriate vocal elements, such as pitch, volume, and projection, effectively in formal and informal presentations .

7 .C .1 .3 Use playwriting skills to communicate conflict, plot, and character .

7.C.2 Use performance to communicate ideas and feelings.

7 .C .2 .1 Use acting skills, such as observation, concentration, and characterization, to perform original scenes .

8.C.1 Use movement, voice, and writing to communicate ideas and feelings.

  1. 8 .C .1 .1  Use physical movement and acting skills to express stories to an audience .
  2. 8 .C .1 .2  Apply appropriate vocal elements, such as pitch, volume, and projection, effectively while portraying characters .
  3. 8 .C .1 .3  Create original works that communicate ideas and feelings .

8.C.2 Use performance to communicate ideas and feelings.

  1. 8 .C .2 .1  Use acting skills, such as observation, concentration, and characterization, to perform original, written scenes .

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NC Essential Standards:

Strand: Communication

NCES.K.TA.C.1 – Use movement, voice, and writing to communicate ideas and feelings.

  • NCES.K.TA.C.1.1 – Use non-verbal expression to communicate movement elements.
  • NCES.K.TA.C.1.2 – Recognize how vocal variety is used to demonstrate feelings.
  • NCES.K.TA.C.2 – Use performance to communicate ideas and feelings.
    • NCES.K.TA.C.2.1 – Use dramatic play to improvise stories and situations.
    • NCES.1.TA.C.1.3 – Understand that stories have a beginning, middle, and end.
    • NCES.1.TA.C.2.1 – Use improvisation to communicate activities in a variety of situations.
    • NCES.2.TA.C.1.1 – Use non-verbal expression to communicate elements of characterization, including age and physicality.
    • NCES.2.TA.C.1.2 – Use vocal variety and animation to create distinct voices for characters.
    • NCES.2.TA.C.1.3 – Use dialogue to enhance the clarity of stories.
    • NCES.3.TA.C.2 – Use performance to communicate ideas and feelings.
      • NCES.3.TA.C.2.1 – Use improvisation to present a variety of simple stories or situations.
      • NCES.3.TA.C.2.2 – Interpret stories from given texts by acting them out.
    • NCES.4.TA.C.1.1 – Use a variety of postures, gaits, and mannerisms to express character in the presentation of stories.
    • NCES.4.TA.C.1.2 – Apply appropriate vocal elements of volume, pitch, rate, tone, articulation, and vocal expression to various types of literature and storytelling.
    • NCES.7.TA.C.1.2 – Apply appropriate vocal elements, such as pitch, volume, and projection, effectively in formal and informal presentations.
    • NCES.7.TA.C.2.1 – Use acting skills, such as observation, concentration, and characterization, to perform original scenes.
    • NCES.7.TA.C.2.2 – Interpret a character from literature through formal and informal presentations.
      • NCES.8.TA.C.2.1 – Use acting skills, such as observation, concentration, and characterization, to perform original, written scenes.
      • NCES.8.TA.C.2.2 – Interpret multiple characters from literature through formal and informal presentations.
    • NCES.B.TA.C.2.1 – Use improvisation and acting skills, such as observation, concentration, and characterization in a variety of theatre exercises.
    • NCES.I.TA.C.1.2 – Apply vocal elements of volume, pitch, rate, tone, articulation, and vocal expression appropriately to theatrical texts, such as monologues and scenes.
    • NCES.P.TA.C.1.1 – Use non-verbal expression and physical self-awareness to communicate movement elements and characterization, including size, weight, and rate of movement.
        • NCES.P.TA.C.1.2 – Apply vocal elements of volume, pitch, rate, tone, articulation, and vocal expression to develop characters.
        • NCES.P.TA.C.1.3 – Create original works, such as monologues, scenes, or performance pieces.
        • NCES.P.TA.C.2.1 – Use improvisation and acting skills, such as observation, concentration, and characterization, to create extended scenes.
        • NCES.A.TA.C.1.1 – Use non-verbal expression and physical self-awareness to communicate movement elements and characterization, including differentiation between multiple characters.
        • NCES.A.TA.C.1.2 – Use voice to create character dialects.
        • NCES.A.TA.C.2.1 – Use improvisation and acting skills to perform for a formal audience using prompts provided by the audience.

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
Provides scholarship and reduced fees: Yes
Conducts ongoing assessments of program quality: Yes

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References

We have been working with CMS and ASC for over a decade and will be overjoyed to provide references upon demand.

Cancellation Policy

We will work with you to reschedule an already schedule session(s.)