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In this immersive, multi-media theater program, students will experience scenarios the ‘chattel’ slaves encountered and learn of the ingenious forms of communication they devised through music, song lyrics, and quilt patterns. Led by Historical Reenactor and Vocalist, Annamaria Crider, students will better understand American History through experiential learning about the Underground Railroad and Code Songs.


K.1.1 – Compare children and families of today with those from the past. ;

K.3.6 – Identify and compare similarities and differences in families, classmates, neighbors and neighborhoods, and ethnic andcultural groups.

1.1.2 – Identify American songs and symbols and discuss their origins.

3.1.9 – Define immigration and explain how immigration enriches community.

4.1.7 – Explain the roles of various individuals, groups, and movements in the social conflicts leading to the Civil War.

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