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Francisco Pizarro, To Serve You (Grade levels 5-12)

He is hardly mentioned in US history books, but his life’s work still affects a continent today.  Five hundred years ago, when the sword was definitely mightier than the pen, this illiterate conqueror of the Incas was brave, committed, and ruthless. His search for gold cities reminds us of the best and worst in ourselves.

Hank lived in Peru for five years and his research took him along much of the old Inca highways.  He interviewed scholars and during the summer of 2019 toured the state of Oklahoma as part of their summer Chautauqua, with the theme Hispanic Influences in the Americas.  As one college professor wrote, “Hank’s performance made me admire a man I despise.”

This program meets standards in Critical Thinking, Social Studies, South/Central Amer. & Caribbean Culture, and World.

Information to Know Before You Schedule a Program


30 students per workshop unless otherwise noted.
300 students per performance unless otherwise noted.


Double: Two performances, one right after the other.
Subsequent: Additional sessions on the same day in the same location.


45 minutes per workshops unless otherwise noted.
45 minutes per performances unless otherwise noted.


Arts for Learning is a not-for-profit organization. All of our artists are professional teaching artists who are paid for their time and talents.

The fees listed in this catalog represent approximately half of the actual cost of producing and delivering these programs to our community. These fees are subsidized through fundraising, grants, and donations and with support from many organizations, corporations and individuals.

Copyright 2019 Registered 501(c)(3). EIN: 35-1148812