Lona Bartlett - Storyteller, Puppeteer, Educator & Speaker
Lona Bartlett is a performance artist, storyteller, puppeteer and educator at schools, libraries, conferences, churches, festivals, corporate and special events. Degrees in education and a small town upbringing in the Catskill Mountains open a gateway to a long list of presentations. No matter the
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Professional Development:Using Puppets and Storytelling to Build Literacy and Communication Skills
Learn how to use puppets to increase literacy in multiple areas and develop language skills.
Learn proper puppet manipulation of several types of puppets and how to help students to imporve development of fine motor skills.
Learn to use movement and voice to communicate feelings and ideas and build confidence in public speaking.
Those taking part in this workshop will use several types of...
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One hour: $500
Two hours: $700
Three hours: $900
Integrate and evaluate information presented in diverse media and formats, including visually, quantitatively, and orally.
Adapt speech to a variety of contexts and communicative tasks, demonstrating command of formal English when indicated or appropriate.
Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.
C.1 Use movement, voice, and writing to communicate ideas and feelings.
AE.1 Understand how to design technical theatre components,such as costumes, sets, props,
makeup, lighting, and sound.
A.1 Analyze literary texts and performances.
“When Lona Bartlett visits, it’s as though we’re transported to a magical place. Time stops and students forget that they are learning. Her lessons are engaging, inspiring, memorable, and fun. Our students and staff always look forward to seeing Mrs. Bartlett. Lona Bartlett has that special something, she is truly amazing!”
–Deborah Hastings, Rankin Elementary teacher
“Her voice and face come alive when she begins to tell a story. Using imagination and creativity, she weaves words into stories that teach and entertain.”
– Kim Becknell Williams, Charlotte Observer
“Lona Bartlett is the best story teller for vivid descriptions and creativity that will keep any audience interested and attentive! She has the talent to make literature of any type dynamic! The delivery of her stories and characters are amazing due to their inspirational and informative attributes!
The American Literary Society is glad to support her efforts to promote reading and writing through the oration of literature.”
-Dr. Perry Spann, Founder and President
The American Literary Society for Higher Education (TALSHE)
$200 cancellation fee. If the program is rescheduled within 3 week the cancellation fee may be applied.