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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 Offers Applied Improvisational Sessions “Improv for Healing”

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Program Description

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 regard to their patterns in day-to-day life. Students will utilize distorted thinking patterns to strengthen their improv skills. By practicing reflective listening, communication, and

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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 and your students to find a mutually convenient day/date.

Available times:

We will work with you and your students to find a mutually convenient timeframe.

Space / technical requirements:

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

Location(s):

We come to your location.

Fees / Ticketing:

We will work with you to stretch your grant money as far as possible to allow your students as many teaching artists 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 .

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 .

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 .

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 .
NC Essential Standards:

Theatre Arts

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.2.1 – Use dramatic play to improvise stories and situations.NCES.1.TA.C.1 – Use movement, voice, and writing to communicate ideas and feelings.

      NCES.1.TA.C.1.1 – Use non-verbal expression to communicate movement elements, including size, weight, and rate.

    • NCES.1.TA.C.1.2 – Use creative drama techniques, such as storytelling or puppetry, to demonstrate vocal varietyNCES.K.TA.C.2 – Use performance to communicate ideas and feelings.
    • NCES.1.TA.C.1.3 – Understand that stories have a beginning, middle, and end.

      NCES.1.TA.C.2 – Use performance to communicate ideas and feelings.

      • NCES.1.TA.C.2.1 – Use improvisation to communicate activities in a variety of situations.
      • NCES.2.TA.C.1 – Use movement, voice, and writing to communicate ideas and feelings.

        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.2 – Use performance to communicate ideas and feelings.

        NCES.2.TA.C.2.1 – Use improvisation to communicate problems and resolutions.NCES.3.TA.C.1 – Use movement, voice, and writing to communicate ideas and feelings.

        • NCES.3.TA.C.1.3 – Understand how to transform stories into written dialogue.

        NCES.3.TA.C.1.1 – Use non-verbal expression to communicate elements of characterization, including age and physicality.

      • NCES.3.TA.C.1.2 – Apply appropriate volume and variation in pitch, rate, and tone to express character.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.4.TA.C.1 – Use movement, voice, and writing to communicate ideas and feelings.

        • NCES.4.TA.C.1.3 – Understand how to adapt sources, such as literature texts, poetry, and speeches, into scripts.

        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.5.TA.C.1.2 – Apply appropriate vocal elements of volume, pitch, rate, tone, articulation, and vocal expression in various types of formal and informal presentations.
          • NCES.5.TA.C.1.3 – Construct original scripts using dialogue that communicates ideas and feelings.NCES.4.TA.C.2 – Use performance to communicate ideas and feelings.

            NCES.4.TA.C.2.1 – Use improvisation to tell stories and express ideas.NCES.5.TA.C.1 – Use movement, voice, and writing to communicate ideas and feelings.

          • NCES.5.TA.C.1.1 – Use a variety of postures, gaits, and mannerisms to express a variety of characters in the presentations of stories.
          • NCES.5.TA.C.2 – Use performance to communicate ideas and feelings.
            • NCES.5.TA.C.2.1 – Use improvisation to create characters and solve problems.
            • NCES.6.TA.C.1 – Use movement, voice, and writing to communicate ideas and feelings.

              NCES.6.TA.C.1.1 – Use physical movement and acting skills to express a variety of emotions to an audience.

              • 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.1.3 – Use playwriting skills to communicate conflict, plot, and character.NCES.6.TA.C.1.2 – Apply appropriate vocal elements of volume, pitch, rate, tone, articulation, and vocal expression.NCES.6.TA.C.2 – Use performance to communicate ideas and feelings.

                NCES.6.TA.C.2.1 – Use improvisation and acting skills to role play various scenarios and given situations.NCES.7.TA.C.1 – Use movement, voice, and writing to communicate ideas and feelings.

              • NCES.7.TA.C.1.1 – Use physical movement and acting skills to express a variety of characters to an audience.
              • NCES.7.TA.C.2 – Use performance to communicate ideas and feelings.

                NCES.7.TA.C.2.1 – Use acting skills, such as observation, concentration, and characterization, to perform original scenes.

                • NCES.8.TA.C.1 – Use movement, voice, and writing to communicate ideas and feelings.
                  • NCES.8.TA.C.1.1 – Use physical movement and acting skills to express stories to an audience.
                  • NCES.8.TA.C.1.2 – Apply appropriate vocal elements, such as pitch, volume, and projection, effectively while portraying characters.
                  • NCES.8.TA.C.1.3 – Create original works that communicate ideas and feelings.
                • NCES.8.TA.C.2 – Use performance to communicate ideas and feelings.

                  NCES.8.TA.C.2.1 – Use acting skills, such as observation, concentration, and characterization, to perform original, written scenes.

                  • NCES.B.TA.C.1 – Use movement, voice, and writing to communicate ideas and feelings.
                    • NCES.B.TA.C.1.1 – Use non-verbal expression to illustrate how human emotion affects the body and is conveyed through the body.
                    • NCES.B.TA.C.1.2 – Apply vocal elements of volume, pitch, rate, tone, articulation, and vocal expression.
                    • NCES.B.TA.C.1.3 – Understand how to read and write scripts that communicate conflict, plot, and character.
                  • NCES.B.TA.C.2 – Use performance to communicate ideas and feelings.
                    • NCES.B.TA.C.2.1 – Use improvisation and acting skills, such as observation, concentration, and characterization in a variety of theatre exercises.

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

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 any sessions for whatever reason.