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  • Poetry, Hip Hop, and Confidence

    Tony Styxx

    21st Century Skills Communication Creative Writing Language Arts Life Skills Listening & Speaking Poetry

    Using spoken word poetry, hip hop lyrics, and beatboxing, this performance encourages students to be confident and courageous in trying new things. This performance helps students get excited about poetry as the artist illustrates how he uses words to create meaningful imagery.

    • Grades: 3-56-89-12
    • Length: 43 min
    • Audience Limit: 300
    Single: $300 Double: $562
  • Art and Architecture: Residential Planning

    Next Great Architects

    21st Century Skills Communication Critical Thinking Life Skills Math Patterns & Sequence Teamwork Technology

    Students will be presented with two-dimensional rooms to configure their own unique floor plan. Students will learn spatial problem solving, design exploration and application of imagination. In multiple sessions students will expand their designs to include furniture and/or site planning.

    • Grades: 3-56-89-12
    • Length: 45 min
    • Audience Limit: 30
    Single: $85 Double: $75 Materials: 30
  • Elements of Pop Music

    Communication Creative Writing Listening & Speaking Teamwork

    Working together in small groups, students will create their own lyrics and rhythm. After a performance of an original song, the artist will lead a discussion about the elements of a pop song. Students will be encouraged to use teamwork skills and effective communication to create their music.

    • Grades: 6-89-12
    • Length: 45 min
    • Audience Limit: 30
    Single: $85 Multiple: $75
  • Sounds of Change: Songwriting and Environmental Activism (Limited Availability)

    Bobbie Lancaster (Limited Availability)

    Communication Creative Writing Environmental Poetry U.S. History & Culture

    Students will incorporate their knowledge of environmental issues, and the theme chosen by their teacher, to write an original protest/activist song. They will be briefly introduced to segments of protest songs from different eras in American History. Students will work in groups to create their own protest song.

    • Grades: 3-56-89-12
    • Length: 45 min
    • Audience Limit: 30
    Single: $85 Multiple: $75 Per Day: $375 (Limit of 5 per day)

    Mileage from Greencastle, IN additional

  • People, Paint, and Percussion

    Tharp-Perrin Gindhart Artists

    21st Century Skills

    In this participatory performance, the rhythms of percussive music interact with the visuals of paint and dance as students join artists to create a performance painting. This program can stand alone or as a celebratory culmination to one of the composition workshops by Tharp-Perrin Gindhart Artists.

    • Grades: K-23-56-89-12
    • Length: 45 min
    • Audience Limit: 300
    Single: $1,425 Materials: $220 per performance
  • Indigo Blues

    Sofiya Inger

    Communication Critical Thinking Environmental Science

    Using the power of nature, students will turn oxygen and indigo plants into bright blue fabric art. After folding, tying, and dipping their fabric in natural indigo dye, students will see the process of oxidation. Students will discuss how art can involve nature in various ways.

    • Grades: K-26-8
    • Length: 45 min
    • Audience Limit: 30
    Single: $85 Multiple: $75 Materials: $25 per classroom
  • I Lay My Stitches Down

    Michele Wood

    Critical Thinking Reading U.S. History & Culture

    Students will go through the creative process of illustrating a book using the techniques of a professional artist. This hands-on process will show students how literature and art come together to create an illustrated book. Students will analyze the words of an author’s text to interpret the meanings of the words and draw images that bring the words to life.

    • Grades: 3-56-89-12
    • Length: 45 min
    • Audience Limit: 30
    Single: $85 Multiple: $75 Materials: $10 per classroom
  • Graphic Novel Illustration

    Jingo M. de La Rosa

    Communication Creative Writing

    Students will learn many of the components of creating a graphic novel including story and character creation, panels, perspective and speech. Students will take stories they know or a topic chosen by the teacher and create several pages of a graphic novel either in small groups or independently.

    • Grades: 6-89-12
    • Length: 45 min
    • Audience Limit: 30
    Subsequent: $438 Materials: $20 per class

    5 days long for full residency

  • Comic Books for Comprehension

    Jingo M. de La Rosa

    Communication Critical Thinking Language Arts

    Students will create their own page of a comic book that illustrates a descriptive sentence. By dissecting the nouns, verbs, and adjectives of the sentence, students will draw interesting illustrations from their own imagination.

    • Grades: 3-56-89-12
    • Length: 45 min
    • Audience Limit: 30
    Single: $85 Per Day: $375 (Limit of 5 per day) Materials: $10 per classroom