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2016-2017

EXPERIENCE. CREATE. CONNECT. UNDERSTAND.


Arts have always been vital to education.
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empowers children to achieve


their creative and intellectual
potential through arts in
education.

Lets work together.


Your teaching expertise paired with our teaching artists creativity.
Its a winning combination for the students.

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We know you have standards to meet. You also want to equip your students with a love
of learning, cooperation skills, and critical thinking. Our programs support all of these areas with
creative, arts-based approaches to learning and life.
Let our knowledgeable program staff help you enhance your lessons with the programs in this catalog
or work with you in creating customized programs to meet your academic goals.

together.

Lets work

You can search all of our programs online at our website www.artsforlearningindiana.org

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Dance........................................................................................................ 3
Multi Arts................................................................................................. 5
Music......................................................................................................... 7
Storytelling & Writing......................................................................... 9
Theater.....................................................................................................11
Visual Art................................................................................................13
Teacher Professional Development..............................................15
Early Childhood...................................................................................16
Residencies............................................................................................17

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Elements of Pop Music...................................................................... 8
The Great Law of Peace.................................................................. 10
1 Seuss, 2 Seuss: A Pair of Programs...........................................12
Learning the Language of Silence................................................12
Speak the Speech...............................................................................12
Comic Books for Comprehension.................................................13
I Lay My Stitches Down Book Illustration..................................13
Monarchs Need Milkweeds..............................................................13
Picture Power.......................................................................................14
Indigo Blues..........................................................................................14
Creating Courage (Pre-K)..................................................................16
Graphic Novel Illustration (Residency)..........................................17

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STEM

Performances
How Music Works - Vibrations and Sounds......................5
We are All Connected: Songs about the Environment........ 7
Planting Hope...............................................................................9
Workshops
Dancing Through the Curriculum.........................................4
Creative Movement & Digital Game Design (Residency)... 17
Math in Your Feet........................................................................4
Monarchs Need Milkweeds.................................................... 13
Water Dance (Residency)......................................................... 17
Weather Dance............................................................................4
Worming into Books................................................................ 13
Sounds of Change: Songwriting & the Environment.....8
Indigo Blues: Natural Fabric Dye........................................ 14

Social Studies: U.S. History & Culture


Performances
A Recipe for Jazz........................................................................7
Almost, Mr. Edison, Almost.................................................... 11
Christopher Columbus............................................................. 11
Gene Stratton Porter: Writer, Naturalist, Photographer.... 10

Hoofing in America....................................................................3
I, Nat Love: The Story of Deadwood Dick ....................... 11
Indiana Mime: Raiders of the Lost Art............................... 11
Johnny Appleseed..................................................................... 11
Keeping Traditional Dance & Music Alive through
Creativity........................................................................................3
Major Martin Delany: African American Civil War Officer.11
Percussive Dance in America.................................................3
Prince Among Slaves................................................................ 11
Rolling Down the Avenue........................................................9
Shakin Down the Acorns..........................................................3
Stories from the Underground Railroad.............................9
The Four Directions: Native American Stories..............10
The Jazz State of Indiana .......................................................8
The Roots of Bluegrass.............................................................7
The Spirit of James Whitcomb Riley................................. 12
This Little Light of Mine: Civil Rights Through a Childs
Eyes..................................................................................................9
Tragedy, Trains, Truth, and Tales......................................... 12
Tuskegee Airmen of WWII...................................................... 11
When Worlds Collide: William Henry Harrison &
Tecumseh.......................................................................................9
Wilderness to Farms: Indiana Pioneer Settlers................7
Wilderness to Waterways: Indiana Canal Days................7
Workshops
Decades of Dance.......................................................................4
Gifts from the Earth: Native American Effigy Pottery....... 14
Gifts from the Canebakes: Native American Basketry...... 14
Circle of Life: Native American Poems.............................10
Traditional American Dance....................................................4
Learning Lincoln Through Bookmaking........................... 13
Mama Im Bored: Pioneer Games..........................................8

Social Studies: World History & Culture


Performances
A Village Beyond.........................................................................3
Asia Fantasia: Storytelling, Music, & a Whole Lot of Fun...9

Gypsy Stories..............................................................................10
Irish Music: Come to the Ceilidh............................................8
Latin Jazz.......................................................................................7
Music and Dance Collage.........................................................5
Music from Around the World...............................................7
Musical Tour of Latin America................................................8
Once Upon a Time in Africa....................................................9
Ongaku: Japanese Music..........................................................7
Tanoshi Taiko Drumming..........................................................7
The Music and Dance of Canada...........................................3
The Storytellers Drum..............................................................7
The World of Strings..................................................................7
World Folktales............................................................................9
Workshops
Chancleta: Dance & Music.......................................................6
Cultural Dance of West Africa................................................4
Imaginative Mexican Clay Masks......................................... 13
Latin Ballroom Dancing............................................................6
Shodo Japanese Calligraphy .................................................4
Sumi-e Japanese Brush Painting........................................ 13
World Rhythms............................................................................6

Language Arts

Performances
Aesop and Other Anthropomorphic Tales........................5
Dancing Through the Pages...................................................3
Harp Sounds: Music & Stories................................................8
Nursery Rhymes Jazzed and Suessed................................5
Peter & the Wolf, Cartoons, and Jazz.................................5
Seuss and Other Nonsense Stories.................................... 12
Tell Your Own Story.................................................................10
The Spirit of James Whitcomb Riley................................. 12
The Wild Things of Sendak.....................................................5
Workshops
Choose Your Own Poetry Workshop................................10
Circle of Life: Native American Poems.............................10
Harp Sounds: Songs and Stories...........................................8
Jazz on the Fly...........................................................................10
Literature Takes the Stage..................................................... 12
Making Creative Books........................................................... 13
Recipe for an Emcee................................................................10
Riddle Me, Riddle You...............................................................6
Songwriting For Your Classroom..........................................8
Theater Secrets for Reading Success................................ 12
Tell Your Own Story.................................................................10

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Info to know
Audience limits:

Program length:

30 students - workshops

45 minutes - workshops

300 students - performances

45 minutes - performances

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Special Vocabulary:
Double - Two performances, one right after the other.
Multiple - Two or more workshops occurring on the same day, or any
workshop scheduled as part of a residency.

Fees:
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.
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Performances

Dance

Performances
The Dance Show
Dance Kaleidoscope
Ten to twelve professional
contemporary dancers bring to
life the concepts of shape, space,
pattern, and rhythm in this highenergy performance. Performance
meets standards in Dance.
Grades: K-6
Single: $550, Double: $850
Keeping Traditional Dance &
Music Alive Through Creativity
Fiddle n Feet
This energetic performance explores
the origins and reinvention of
music and dance traditions over the
years. When dancers or musicians
are lacking the means to buy their
preferred instruments or tools,
they figure out how to substitute
something they do have.
Performance meets standards in
Dance and World History.
Grades: K-8
Single: $532, Double: $895
Mileage from Bloomington, IN additional

DID YOU KNOW?


Annually, Arts for
Learning the Indiana
Affiliate of Young
Audiences reaches
more than 67,000
students with quality
arts in education
programming.

Percussive Dance in America


Fiddle n Feet
From English step dance to Southern
Appalachian mountain clogging
and everything in between, your
students will experience the history
of traditional American dance.
Performance meets standards in
Dance and U.S. History.
Grades: K-8
Single: $532, Double: $895
Mileage from Bloomington, IN additional

A Village Beyond
Fort Wayne Dance Collective
A four-member ensemble celebrates
Japanese and Chinese culture
through Taiko drumming, mask
dance set to Haiku poetry, and Tai
Chi movement. Performance meets
standards in Dance and World
History.
Grades: K-5, 6-8, 9-12
Single: $625, Double: $1,126
Mileage from Fort Wayne, IN additional
Dancing Through the Pages
Fort Wayne Dance Collective
A four-member ensemble invites
students into the world of childrens
authors including Dr. Seuss, Babette
Cole, and Alma Flor Ada by engaging
them through dance. Performance
meets standards in Dance and
Language Arts.
Grades: K-5
Single: $625, Double: $1,126
Mileage from Fort Wayne, IN additional

Shakin Down the Acorns


Malke Rosenfeld
American Old Time music, dance,
and song are the energetic
ingredients of a feast for young
minds. With entrancing percussive
footwork, participatory songs, banjo
and fiddle tunes, hats, humor, and
straws, this ensemble shape shifts
from quartet to duet; trio, solo, and
chorus. Learn to understand a basic
musical form and discover what it
takes to find joy and satisfaction in
playing together. Performance meets
standards in Dance and Music.
Grades: K-6
Single: $775, Double: $985
Mileage from Bloomington, IN additional

Hoofing in America
Tap Team Two
A program tracing the roots of Tap
from Ireland and Africa to the street
and social dances of today. Students
will experience live tap dancing
from two outstanding dancers.
Performance meets standards in
Dance and U.S. History.
Grades: K-5, 6-8, 9-12
Single: $701, Double: $1,063
Availability: April 10-14, 2017

The Music and Dance of Canada


Fiddle n Feet
Our neighbors to the North have
a rich history of dance and music.
Your students will learn more about
the lives and culture of the early
explorers who canoed through the
Great Lakes. Performance meets
standards in Dance and World
History.
Grades: K-8
Single: $532, Double: $895
Mileage from Bloomington, IN additional

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Workshops

Latin Ballroom Dancing


Shawn Whistler
Students will observe Latin ballroom
dancing and will dance in pairs
learning steps from the cha cha,
the meringue, or rumba. The
emphasis of this program can be
Spanish Language, History, Math, or
Geography.
Grades: 1-5, 6-8, 9-12
Single: $150, Multiple: $125

Dance

Cultural Dance of West Africa


Ronne Stone
Students will be introduced to
traditional dance techniques
and symbols of West Africa and
participate in group and solo dance
opportunities. Workshop meets
standards in Dance and Social
Studies.
Grades: 1-5, 6-8, 9-12
Single: $85, Multiple: $75

Workshops

Every Day We Write a Dance


Dancing Through the Curriculum
Dance Kaleidoscope
Melli Hoppe
Basic elements of dance are taught,
Two professional contemporary
dancers bring to life the concepts of
while students learn life skills such
shape, space, pattern, and rhythm in
as focus, problem solving, and
this high-energy workshop. Students cooperation. Students work together
to create a short dance. Meet with the
will learn basic dance exercises
and movements and use their
artist to connect your workshop with
imaginations to create a dance based your curriculum. Workshop meets
on their daily lives. Students will think standards in Dance, Math, or Science.
creatively and critically in the making
Grades: 1-5, 6-8, 9-12
of a community dance. Program
Single: $85, Multiple: $75
supports standards in Dance.
Mileage from Michigan City, IN addl
Grades: K-6
Single: $150, Multiple: $125
Weather Dance
Melli Hoppe
Traditional American Dance
Weather patterns, the water cycle,
Fiddle n Feet
and cloud types will be used as
Choose from a variety of traditional
inspiration for a dance. Students will
American dance activities including:
learn choreographic principals such
Maypole
as space, time, force, and motion.
Clogging
Workshop meets standards in Dance
Traditional American Dance
and Science.
Body Percussion
Grades: 1-5
Grades: K-5, 6-8. 9-12
Single: $85, Multiple: $75
Single: $85, Multiple: $75
Mileage from Michigan City, IN addl
With live music: $150
Mileage from Bloomington, IN addl
Decades of Dance
Laurie Young-Cutsinger
Students will try out the dance steps
of any decade in 20th century U.S.
history, from the Charleston to Street
Dance. Through video excerpts,
movement, and discussion, active
learning can be incorporated into
your social studies unit. Workshop
meets standards in Dance and U.S.
History.
Grades: 3-5, 6-8, 9-12
Single: $85, Multiple: $75
Math in Your Feet
Malke Rosenfeld
Math is often called the science of
patterns, and patterns are essential
to the dance form of clogging. The
two come together in this workshop
where students will learn basic
clogging steps while exploring
the concepts of improvisation,
choreography, and how it relates to
pattern-making. By the end of the
workshop, students will have created
their own mini-dances. This workshop
is a great introduction to the five-day
Math in Your Feet residency.
Grades: 1-5
Day of 4: $300
Mileage from Bloomington, IN addl

Family Night Programs


Math in Your Feet Family Night
Malke Rosenfeld
Bring your school community
together for a fun-filled night of
creativity, patterns and problem
solving. This math night extends
the Math in Your Feet residency
topics so that anyone can
participate. Activities include
name pattern designs, reflection
games, tangram puzzles, paper
pizza, and dance. Developed in
collaboration with Perry Township
District Title 1 office.
Grades: K-5
District: $1,200, School: $956
Mileage from Bloomington, IN addl

Community Social
Fiddle n Feet
An evening of social dances for
the whole family to enjoy. No
experience necessary! Students
and parents can come together to
participate in line, square, circle
dances and more.
Grades: K-5, 6-8. 9-12
90 minutes: $457
Mileage from Bloomington, IN addl

Performances

Performances

The connection to
math was fantastic.
I really think they
enjoyed it AND it
showed them how

Nursery Rhymes, Jazzed and


Seussed
Dave Hepler & Will Gould
This program is all about this and
that, its part nursery rhyme and its
part scat. By this title, we dont mean
to confuse, we just want to rhyme
and play nursery rhyme blues! And
guess what else this program has?
Lots of words and lots of JAZZ!
Were just waiting to come to your
school to create pizazz! Performance
meets standards in Theater.
Grades: K-5
Single: $575, Double: $1,050
Peter & the Wolf, Cartoons, and
Jazz
Dave Hepler & Will Gould
This performance is a jazz adaptation
of Prokofievs Peter and the Wolf
using cartoon characters portraying
Peter, his friends, and his nemesis,
the wolf. In addition, the audience
will hear stories from Dr. Seuss and
other childrens authors. Performance
meets standards in Theater.
Grades: K-5
Single: $575, Double: $1,050

Sneetches, Jazz, and


Celebrating Differences
Dave Hepler & Will Gould
A hilarious presentation reflecting
on differences that teach us about
ourselves and help us to laugh at
being human. Selections include
Seusss The Sneetches, Abiyoyo,
The Giving Tree, and Fats Wallers
Your Feets Too Big. Performance
meets standards in Theater.
Grades: 1-3
Single: $575, Double: $1,050
The Wild Things of Sendak
Dave Hepler & Will Gould
Will and Dave lead you on a journey
into the works of Maurice Sendak
that includes a wacky rendition
of Where the Wild Things Are.
Performance meets standards in
Theater and Language Arts.
Grades: K-5
Single: $575, Double: $1,050
Aesop and Other
Anthropomorphic Tales
Dave Hepler & Will Gould
Aesops fables are famous for turning
common animals into story heroes.
This program will highlight some of
the best examples of tales of animals
portraying human behaviors and
learning life lessons. Performance
meets standards in Theater and
Language Arts.
Grades: K-5
Single: $575, Double: $1,050

How Music Works - Vibrations


and Sounds
The Fourth Wall
Using their unique blend of hybrid
music, acting, and dance, The Fourth
Wall will introduce students to the
concepts of science in music. With an
accordion, flute, and trombone, The
Fourth Wall performs an interactive
lesson on pitch, sound waves, and
more. This performance meets
standards in Science and Music.
Grades: 3-5, 6-8
Single: $500, Double: $762
Accompanying Workshop Trio: $255
Music and Dance Collage
Sancocho
Lively percussion music, energetic
songs, and exciting dances will show
students the unique mix of cultures
that created the African Diaspora in
Latin America. Performance meets
standards in Dance, Music, and
World History.
Grades: K-5, 6-8, 9-12
Single: $444, Double: $594
People, Paint, & Percussion
Tharp-Perrin Gindhart Artists
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 TharpPerrin Gindhart Artists. Performance
meets standards in Multi-Arts and
21st Century Skills.
Grades: K-5, 6-8, 9-12
Single: $1,425
Materials: $220 per performance

to delve into math


activities at home (in a
fun way).

Multi Arts

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Workshops

Oh Hands, Oh Feet
Back to Back Bonnies
Just as we address ourselves in our
silent conversations, poets often do
this out loud. Students will compose
odes in which they talk imaginatively
about themselves and create a
unique book for the poem that
includes a fold-up area for a drawing
of the child. Workshop meets
standards in Visual Art.
Grades: K-6
Single: $170 (includes 2 one-hour
workshops)
Materials: $15 per classroom
Riddle Me, Riddle You
Back to Back Bonnies
Riddles, popular in all cultures,
stretch your mind and sharpen
your wits. The writing can involve
figurative language such as imagery,
personification, metaphor, or simile.
Students will create a book with four
or eight revealing flaps. Workshop
meets standards in Visual Art and
Language Arts.
Grades: K-6
Single: $170 (includes 2 one-hour
workshops)
Materials: $15 per classroom

Mileage from Bloomington, IN addl

Chancleta: Dance and Music


Sancocho
This Cuban art form is presented
with a high level of student
interaction. Students will learn the
chancleta, a dance created by
African slaves popular in the eastern
part of Cuba. Students will learn the
traditions rhythms as both dancers
and drummers. Workshop meets
standards in Dance, Music and World
History.
Grades: 6-8, 9-12
Single: $169

Composition
Tharp-Perrin Gindhart Artists
With a focus on the interdisciplinary
dynamics between music, visual
arts, and dance, students will
participate as they learn about form,
collaboration and critique. Workshop
meets standards in Interdisciplinary
Arts and Language Arts.
Grades: 1-5, 6-8, 9-12
Single: $255, Multiple: $225
World Rhythms
Tharp-Perrin Gindhart Artists
An interactive, hands-on percussion
workshop that takes students on a
musical tour of the world. Workshop
meets standards in Music and Social
Studies.
Grades: 3-5, 6-8, 9-12
Single: $340
Instrument Making
Tony Artis
Students will each make a traditional
instrument with an authentic sound
from common, everyday materials.
Choose one: maracas, frame drums,
tambourines, pop top shakers, or
African thumb pianos. Workshop
meets standards in Music, Visual Arts
and World History.
Grades: 3-5, 6-8, 9-12
Single: $113
Materials: $3 per student
90 minutes - Limit 15 students
For larger groups, an additional artist can
be requested

Family Night
Programs
People, Paint, and Percussion
Tharp-Perrin Gindhart Artists
Bring your school community
together with this celebration of
creativity. Through dance, music,
and painting, adults and students
can unleash their inner artist and
participate in this collaborative
experience. Artists will lead
families through guided examples
for dancing and painting.
Grades: K-5, 6-8, 9-12
60 minutes: $1,425
Supplies: $220

Multi Arts

The Hybrid Arts - Combining


Music and Movement
The Fourth Wall
Guided by the members of The
Fourth Wall, students will enter
the world of the hybrid arts in
which musicians are also actors
and dancers. Through a series
of activities combining music and
dance, students will work together
to create a multi-disciplinary work.
Supports learning in teamwork and
cooperation and meets standards in
Theater.
Grades: 3-5, 6-8
Single: $206, Multiple: $188

Math Art Festival


Malke Rosenfeld
All the fun of a festival designed for
the school day! During the Math Art
Festival students have hands-on
experiences with math-informed
art making including visual art and
dance. Each activity station includes
an example project and the materials
needed for children to independently
create their own unique versions.
While they build, sort, create, draw,
fold and cut, students explore the
mathematical ideas of pattern units,
attributes, multiples, symmetry,
transformation, spatial reasoning, and
structural relationships.
Grades: K-6
Day of 4: $600
Up to 100 students per wksp
Materials: $50 per day

Workshops

Book of Leaves/Book of Mugs


Back to Back Bonnies
Choose an imaginative way to
introduce nature to your students
through poetry and a hanging book
of leaves. For the winter months,
students will create a hanging book
of hot chocolate mugs instead of
leaves and write odes to the winter
season. Workshop meets standards
in Visual Art.
Grades: 2-6
Single: $170 (includes 2 one-hour
workshops)
Materials: $15 per classroom

Music

Performances

Performances

DID YOU KNOW?


Arts for Learning
provides programs
for students
wherever they are.
Nontraditional
locations include
childrens hospitals
through Arts for
Healing and juvenile
detention facilities
through Inside Arts.

We are All Connected: Songs


about the Environment
Bobbie Lancaster
Songs with participation that invite
students to think about animals
around them, why the environment is
important, and simple steps they can
take to preserve the environment.
Grades: K-5
Single: $463, Double: $587
Mileage from Greencastle, IN additional

A Recipe for Jazz


Cathy Morris
Students will be introduced to jazz,
funk, blues, Latin, and Cajun styles
of music played on electric violins,
keyboards, percussion, electric bass,
and drums. This program includes
exciting student interaction and
audience participation. Performance
meets standards in Music and U.S.
History.
Grades: 2-5, 6-8, 9-12
Single: $625, Double: $820
The World of Strings
Cathy Morris
Students will learn about the role of
stringed instruments beyond classical
music, as performed on acoustic
and electric string instruments.
Students will enjoy samplings of
country music, rock music and more.
Performance meets standards in
Music and U.S. History.
Grades: 2-5, 6-8, 9-12
Single: $519, Double: $714
Latin Jazz
Cathy Morris
Rhumbas, mambos, bossa novas,
and the sambas of Brazil, Cuba,
Puerto Rico and the Dominican
Republic give students an
introduction to Latin jazz. They
will learn about the instruments,
cultures, and regions where Latin
jazz originated. Performance meets
standards in Music and World History.
Grades: 2-5, 6-8, 9-12
Single: $625, Double: $820
Music from Around the World
Cathy Morris
Students will become familiar with
the string family of instruments,
and will listen to the rhythms and
melodies of Spain, Germany,
Scotland, Mexico, Argentina, Russia,
and Japan. Performance meets
standards in Music and World History.
Grades: 2-5, 6-8, 9-12
Single: $519, Double: $714

The Roots of Bluegrass


Circle City Bluegrass Band
Introduce your students to the
roots of American bluegrass by
this professional four piece band.
Through the improvisation of each
instrument, students will experience
authentic music making at its best.
Performance meets standards in
Music and U.S. History.
Grades: K-5, 6-8, 9-12
Single: $564, Double: $781
Jazz: Voice and Piano
Everett Greene and Marvin
Chandler
Local jazz greats bring the class
and history of jazz to your students.
Baritone Everett Greene and pianist
Marvin Chandler perform a selection
of classic jazz tunes. Performance
meets standards in Music.
Grades: K-5, 6-8, 9-12
Single: $312, Double: $593
Tanoshi Taiko Drumming
Fort Wayne Taiko
With movement and storytelling
included, this performance is
an interactive introduction to the
Japanese drumming tradition of
Taiko. Students will learn basic
drumming rhythms and participate as
the performers tell the folk tale of how
Taiko began.
Grades: K-5, 6-8, 9-12
Single: $625, Double: $1,188
Mileage from Fort Wayne additional
Ongaku: Japanese Music
Garret Uyeno
Dressed in the traditional Japanese
kimono, Garret plays and explains
the koto and sangen, two Japanese
string instruments. Demonstrating
both classical and contemporary
music, this participatory performance
also includes information about
Japanese customs and language.
Performance meets standards in
Music and World History.
Grades: K-5, 6-8, 9-12
Single: $225, Double: $450

The Storyteller's Drum


Griot Drum Ensemble
In this blend of African Diaspora
music and storytelling, students
will become active participants.
Students will learn call and response,
different ethnic musical styles and
their origins, and will enjoy classic
African folktales. Authentic African
instruments are used. Performance
meets standards in Music and World
History.
Grades: K-5, 6-8, 9-12
Single: $600, Double: $957
Jazz: The Art of Relationship
Lawrence Clark & The Old School Trio

Students will experience the sounds


of Jazz music from its roots on
Indiana Avenue in the 1950s and
60s and the musicians who made it
famous. The jazz tradition is an oral
tradition that is passed down from
elders to the next generation that
Lawrence Clark refers to jazz as,
the art of relationship. Performance
meets standards in Music and U.S.
History.
Grades: K-5, 6-8, 9-12
Single: $531, Double: $806
Wilderness to Waterways:
Indiana Canal Days
May Apple Duo
Students experience life on an 1840
Indiana canal boat, with folk singing,
dancing, and old-time fiddle music.
Performance meets standards in
Music and Indiana/U.S. History.
Grades: K-5
Single: $495, Double: $650
Wilderness to Farms: Indiana
Pioneer Settlers
May Apple Duo
Through folk songs, fiddle tunes,
costumes, and toys, students
participate in the creation of an
Indiana pioneer farm. Performance
meets standards in Music and
Indiana/U.S. History.
Grades: K-5
Single: $495, Double: $650

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Performances

Fun with Jazz


The Naptown Jazz 5
Teaching improvisation as a means
of communication, this program
begins with a jazz rap that involves
the audience. In addition to the Pink
Panther and Flintstones themes, and
the Yellow Dog Blues, students will
join in on It Dont Mean a Thing if it
Aint Got That Swing. Performance
meets standards in Music.
Grades: K-5, 6
Single: $581, Double: $732

The Jazz State of Indiana


The Naptown Jazz 5
Students will be taken back to the
Roaring 20s on Indiana Avenue,
where ragtime and the blues could be
heard. The history lesson continues
through 1930-1960 highlighting
legends such as Hoagy Carmichael.
Contemporary jazz music ends
the program. Performance meets
standards in Music and U.S. History.
Grades: 3-5, 6-8, 9-12
Single: $581, Double: $732

Music

Harp Sounds: Music and Stories


Melissa Gallant
Language arts concepts will come
alive as students learn that music
is like a story we read. Students
will see how sound patterns can
be transformed into music, as the
artist directs students to listen for
specific sounds. Performance meets
standards in Music and Language
Arts.
Grades: 1-5, 6-8
Single: $275, Double: $476
Audience limit of 150

Musical Tour of Latin America


Mundo Beat
A variety of musical styles teach
students the differences between
salsa, merengue, cumbia, and cha
cha cha and the locations they come
from. Students will sing, dance,
and play instruments with the band.
Performance meets standards in
Music and World History.
Grades: K-5, 6-8, 9-12
Single: $625, Double: $874

Performances

Irish Music: Come to the Ceilidh


May Apple Duo
A ceilidh (kay-lee) is an Irish party.
This performance celebrates both
the familiar and lesser known music
and culture of Ireland. Students
will sing along with Molly Malone,
dance the fairy reel, and enjoy other
experiences typical of an Irish ceilidh.
Performance meets standards in
Music and World History.
Grades: K-5
Single: $495, Double: $650

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Sounds of Change: Songwriting


and Environmental Activism
Bobbie Lancaster
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: 3-5, 6-12
Single: $85, Multiple: $75
Day: $375 up to 5 workshops
Mileage from Greencastle, IN additional

Theme and Variations on the


Violin
Cathy Morris
A demonstration of musical styles
including classical, Celtic, country,
bluegrass, and jazz using acoustic
and unique electric violins. Students
will learn about the cultural and
geographic regions represented by
the music, and will have a chance to
try playing a violin. Workshop meets
standards in Music.
Grades: 4-5, 6-8, 9-12
Single: $104, Multiple: $80
Drum Dialogues
Lawrence Clark, III
Students will learn the rudiments
of jazz drumming technique,
progressing from a verbal rhythm to
body rhythm to instrumental music.
Workshop compliments the Jazz:
The Art of Relationship performance
and, if scheduled together, students
can participate in the performance.
Workshop meets standards in Music.
Grades: K-5, 6-8, 9-12
Single: $110, Multiple: $85

Harp Sounds: Music and Stories


Melissa Gallant
Students will enjoy discovering
the many sounds the concert harp
makes while learning how the music
we hear is like the stories we read.
Workshop meets standards in Music.
Grades: K-5, 6-8, 9-12
Single: $135, Multiple: $100
Mama, Im Bored: Pioneer Games
Mac Bellner
Students will learn some of the popular
games of yesteryear, make a replica of
a pioneer toy or create movement for
a play party song. Workshop meets
standards in U.S. History.
Grades: K-5
Single: $85, Multiple: $75
Materials: $10 per classroom
Elements of Pop Music
Sphie
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: 6-8, 9-12
Single: $85, Multiple: $75

Workshops

Songwriting for Your Classroom


Bobbie Lancaster
This 45-60 minute workshop is highly
interactive and uses the critical
thinking and creative writing skills of
your students to compose an original
song. Workshop meets standards in
Music and Language Arts.
Grades: 3-5, 6-12
Single: $85, Multiple: $75
Day: $375 up to 5 workshops

Storytelling & Writing

Performances

Performances

The students in my
class do not engage
easily. Bob had
them from the very
second he started
speaking I would
definitely want to
have a visit from him
again in the future.
-3rd grade teacher

Planting Hope
Bob Sander
What happens when you take a
moment and think about the world
around you? In this performance a
storyteller remembers a trip he took,
an unforgettable character he met,
and a story he heard -- all of whom
open his eyes to the intricate web of
the natural world. Performance meets
standards in Theater. *60 min
Grades: K-5, 6-8, 9-12
Single: $451, Double: $575
Tell Your Own Story
Bob Sander
Students will hear engaging family
and personal stories meant to inspire
students to research and collect their
own stories. This performance is a
companion to the workshop Tell Your
Story. Performance meets standards
in Theater.
Grades: K-5, 6-8, 9-12
Single: $451, Double: $575
When Worlds Collide: William
Henry Harrison & Tecumseh
Bob Sander
Students will discover the radically
different perspectives of Native
Peoples and pioneer settlers
who collided in the early years of
American history. The cultures
of William Henry Harrison and
Tecumseh are displayed through
folklore, games, and music. A study
guide is available. Performance
meets standards in Theater and U.S.
History. *90 minute performance
Grades: 4-5, 6-8, 9-12
Single: $451, Double: $889

World Folktales
Bob Sander
Students will be engaged in an
interactive program of folktales from
around the world. Guitar music is
woven into these attention-capturing
tales. Bob can tailor the stories to the
countries your students are studying.
Performance meets standards in
World History and Theater.
Grades: K-5, 6-8, 9-12
Single: $451, Double: $575
Stories from the Underground
Railroad
Bob Sander & Deborah Asante
In this dramatic storytelling event,
the perils of the enslaved peoples
escape to freedom are shared as the
characters travel along the informal
route known as the Underground
Railroad. Songs, rhythms and the
story of the lives of two children
bring these tales to life. Performance
meets standards in U.S. History and
Theater.
Grades: K-5, 6-8, 9-12
Single: $763, Double: $1,139
Tapestry
Bob Sander & Deborah Asante
Students will experience two stories
told in tandem, with tales full of
conflict and differences, healing,
and growth. These issues become
different colored threads in the
tapestry of this interwoven story.
Performance meets standards in
Theater.
Grades: K-5, 6-8, 9-12
Single: $763, Double: $1,139

Asante Tales
Deborah Asante
Beginning with original stories,
and ending with improvised stories
and games, students will leave this
performance knowing the importance
of telling their own stories.
Performance meets standards in
Theater.
Grades: K-5, 6-8, 9-12
Single: $438, Double: $688
Once Upon a Time in Africa
Deborah Asante
Choose from five versions of African
folktales: West African, East African,
North African, South African, and
the Continent. Performance meets
standards in World History and
Theater.
Grades: K-5, 6-8, 9-12
Single: $438, Double: $688
Rolling Down the Avenue
Deborah Asante
Using the recorded music of Indiana
jazz musician Alonzo Pookie
Johnson as a backdrop, students
will hear the story of a child coming
of age in Indianapolis in the 1940s.
The tale examines what it must have
been like to grow up on Indiana
Avenue in Lockfield Gardens during
the first jazz heyday in Indianapolis.
Performance meets standards in U.S.
History and Theater.
Grades: 4-5, 6-8, 9-12
Single: $438, Double: $688
This Little Light of Mine: Civil
Rights Through a Childs Eyes
Deborah Asante
Listeners will experience the story
of the Childrens Crusade of 1963
through the eyes of one of the children
who marched. Students will learn
more about this dramatic event from
the U.S. Civil Rights Movement.
Performance meets standards in U.S.
History and Theater.
Grades: 4-5, 6-8, 9-12
Single: $438, Double: $688
Asia Fantasia: Storytelling,
Music, and a Whole Lot of Fun
Eth-Noh-Tec
Stories from many Asian cultures
such as Vietnam, India, Japan, and
the Philippines are told through
a host of memorable characters.
Plenty of audience participation
keeps the audiences fully engaged.
Performance meets standards in
Theater and World History.
Grades: K-5, 6-8, 9-12
Single: $488, Double: $732
Availability: May 8-12, 2017

Grades: K-5, 6-8, 9-12


Single: $412, Double: $648

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Performances

The Great Law of Peace


Robin Pease
Meet Hiawatha, Columbus, Ponce
de Leon, Jacques Cartier, Walter
Raleigh and Henry Hudson as they
struggle to create laws for the New
World. These stories will provide a
window into the creation of the United
States Constitution. Students will
understand the compromises that
were made amongst the framers and
will see how the New World devised
a new form of governance, based on
a framework developed by the Native
Americans. Performance supports
standards in U.S. History.
Grades: 3-5
Single: $488, Double $732
Availability: October 24-28, 2016

The Four Directions: Native


American Stories
Robin Pease
In this performance, students will
meet Hegeota a real Indian. They will
learn some Mohawk language, sing
a chant, and participate in a story as
they explore the four directions of the
compass rose and discover character
education and some of the practices
of the Native American People.
Performance meets standards in
Theater and U.S. History.
Grades: K-5, 6
Single: $488, Double $732
Availability: October 24-27, 2016
Hip Hop, Poetry, and Confidence
Tony Styxx
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 creating meaningful
imagery. Workshop meets standards
in Language Arts.
Grades: 3-5, 6-8, 9-12
Single: $300, Double: $562

Storytelling & Writing

Gene Stratton Porter...Writer,


Naturalist, Photographer
Lou Ann Homan
Indiana Author Gene Stratton
Porter was an environmentalist,
photographer, watercolorist, and
author of The Girl of Limberlost.
Students have a lot to learn from
these stories about her life and
creativity. Performance meets
standards in Theater and U.S. History.
Grades: 6-8, 9-12
Single: $225, Double: $450
Mileage from Angola, IN additional

Gypsy Stories
Lou Ann Homan
These stories take students along on
a gypsy caravan including stories from
Europe and the Middle East. This
exciting performance weaves myths,
stories, and folklore as colorfully and
skillfully as the fibers in a carpet.
Performance meets standards in
Theater.
Grades: K-5, 6
Single: $225, Double: $450
Mileage from Angola, IN additional

Performances

Fairy Tale Stories


Lou Ann Homan
These fairy tales will take students
from the green hills of Ireland to the
dark German forests. The program
ends with a mini fairy tale theater
as students and teachers take the
stage. Performance meets standards
in Theater.
Grades: 6-8, 9-12
Single: $225, Double: $450
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Choose Your Own Poetry Workshop

Bonnie Maurer
Students will create original poems
on their own or as a class.
You can choose one of these popular
topics Friendship
Odes and Observation
Feelings about yourself
Friendly Letter Format
Nature
Written Portraits
Unlocking Imagination
Poetry Cards & Games
Or meet with Bonnie to create a
workshop based on your curriculum.
Workshop meets standards in
Language Arts.
Grades: K-5, 6-8, 9-12
Single: $85, Multiple: $75

Circle of Life: Native


American Poems
Bonnie Maurer
Students will draw a circle of life
full of content from their own lives.
They will listen to Native American
music and poems, then will compose
a poem using their own circles.
Workshop meets standards in
Language Arts.
Grades: K-5, 6-8, 9-12
Single: $85, Multiple: $75
Jazz on the Fly
Bonnie Maurer
Grades K-3 will listen to the book
The Jazz Fly then will create their
own class poem using scat and jazz
poetry techniques. Grades 4-12 will
read jazz poetry by writers such as
Langston Hughes, will listen to jazz
music, and will compose their own
poems. Workshop meets standards
in Language Arts.
Grades: K-5, 6-8, 9-12
Single: $85, Multiple: $75

Recipe for an Emcee


Tony Styxx
Bringing together poetry and hip hop
music, students will compose their
own song lyrics using language arts
techniques. Students write poetry
using interesting adjectives and
vivid imagery through descriptive
phrases. Workshop meets standards
in Language Arts.
Grades: 3-5, 6-8, 9-12
Single: $85, Multiple: $75

Workshops

Tell Your Own Story


Bob Sander
After learning about the elements of
story, students will practice telling
their personal and family stories with
a partner. A companion workshop
to the performance Tell Your Own
Story. Workshop meets standards in
Theater and Language Arts.
Grades: K-5, 6-8, 9-12
Single: $85, Multiple: $75

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Theater

Performances

Performances
Punch & Judy Present Puppet
Theater
Adzooks Puppets
The classic characters of puppet
theater, Punch and Judy, have their
roots in the comical characters
of the Roman Theater, and have
been around for 300 years. In this
version of their story, the traditional
characters are placed in a modern
plot full of intrigue, mischief, and
positive, child-friendly problem
solving. Performance meets
standards for Theater.
Grades: K-5, 6-8
Single: $295, Double: $590
Mileage from Martinsville, IN additional

The Circus of Imagination


Adzooks Puppets
The puppeteers will bring ordinary
objects to life to perform in a
puppet circus. Twenty students will
be involved as volunteers, taking
center stage alongside the puppets.
Performance meets standards for
Theater.
Grades: K-5, 6-8
Single: $295, Double: $590
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Mime's the Word!


Beverly Roche
Tumbling, movement, and theater
come together to give students
an introduction to mime theater.
Students will learn basic pantomime
techniques of non-verbal storytelling
such as building walls and
climbing ladders. The performer
will incorporate ideas from the
audience as she improvises a story.
Performance is a companion to
the workshop Mime is the Word.
Performance meets standards in
Theater.
Grades: K-3, 4-5, 6-8
Single: $219, Double: $344
Almost, Mr. Edison, Almost
Hank Fincken
Students will be transported to the
50th anniversary of the incandescent
light bulb, meeting Thomas Edison
in an interactive performance.
Students will find out why Edison
celebrates his failures as much as his
1,093 patents. Performance meets
standards in U.S. History.
Grades: 1-5, 6-8, 9-12
Single: $375, Double: $688

Christopher Columbus
Hank Fincken
Columbus sailed west in 1492 with
faulty information. Today his journey
is both celebrated and condemned.
What makes him so controversial?
This is a performance that will
encourage your students to ask
thoughtful questions. Performance
meets standards in U.S. History.
Grades: 3-5, 6-8, 9-12
Single: $375, Double: $688
Johnny Appleseed
Hank Fincken
You know the myth, but you may
not know how important he was
to the pioneers moving west. This
is storytelling in theater form,
blending man and legend into one.
Presentation varies depending on the
age of students. Performance meets
standards in U.S. History.
Grades: K-6
Single: $375, Double: $688
Major Martin Delany:
African American Civil War
Officer
Khabir Shareef
Delany was a freeborn in S. Carolina.
Because the law prohibited formal
education, Delany was self-taught
and went on to be a teacher,
newspaper publisher, medical doctor,
and U.S. military commander. Delany
will retell his story during this live
fact-based presentation reinforced
with audience participation.
Performance meets standards for
Theater and U.S. History.
Grades: 4-8, 9-12
Single: $369, Double: $538
Prince Among Slaves
Khabir Shareef
Students will meet Abdul Rahman
Ibrahima, a West African Muslim
prince and military commander.
Rahman was captured by his
enemies, sold to slave traders,
endured the Middle Passage, and
eventually taken to a plantation
near Natchez, Mississippi. After
40 years of enslavement, he was
freed by order of President John
Quincy Adams and continued on to
strengthen the abolitionist movement.
Performance meets standards in
Theater and U.S. History.
Grades: 4-8, 9-12
Single: $444, Double: $688

Indiana Mime: Raiders of the Lost Art


Reed Steele
Through mime, sign language, music,
and audience participation, students
will learn how Indiana has played a
big role in shaping American history,
culture and events through famous
astronauts, comedians, jazz, sports,
and more. Performance meets
standards in Theater and U.S. History.
Grades: K-5, 6-8, 9-12
Single: $300, Double: $550
Mileage from Angola, IN additional

Masks, Mime, and Imagination


Reed Steele
Students will be introduced to the
art of mime and the potential of
expression and imagination. Mime,
sign language, and audience
participation combined with humor
make this a memorable event.
Performance meets standards in
Theater.
Grades: K-5, 6-8, 9-12
Single: $300, Double: $550
Mileage from Angola, IN additional

I, Nat Love: The Story of


Deadwood Dick
Rochel Garner Coleman III
A one-man show about the journeys
of a black cowboy, Nat Love, a.k.a.
Deadwood Dick, based on his
autobiography. Students will learn
about Deadwood Dicks personal
pursuit for freedom, and will have
many opportunities to ask him
questions. Performance meets
standards in Theater and U.S.
History.
Grades: K-5, 6-8, 9-12
Single: $469, Double: $938
Availability: Oct 2016, May 2017
Tuskegee Airmen of WWII
Rochel Garner Coleman III
Students will learn the history of the
Tuskegee Airmen during World War
II through the character, Captain
Charles H. Debow. Students will hear
stories based on research and oral
histories gathered from living airmen.
Performance meets standards in U.S.
History and Theater.
Grades: 6-8, 9-12
Single: $469, Double: $938
Availability: Oct 2016, May 2017

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Performances
Tragedy, Trains, Truth, and Tales
Virginia Wesley and Annamaria
Crider
Harriet Tubman recounts her
experience with the Underground
Railroad to Sophia. Sophia sings
spiritual code songs used by
the slaves. Together, these two
characters illustrate the customs and
music of slavery. At the end, they
invite the students to ask questions
of their characters. Performance
meets standards for Theater, Music,
and U.S. History. Solo characters
Harriet Tubman and Sojourner Truth
available upon request.
Grades: K-5, 6-8, 9-12
Single: $425, Double: $800
Seuss and Other Nonsense
Stories
Will Gould
The works of three childrens
authors are brought to life in this
presentation of theatrical readings.
Students will be introduced to the
idea of nonsense poetry, and will
enjoy the simple pleasure of silliness.
Performance meets standards in
Theater and Language Arts.
Grades: K-3
Single: $288, Double: $576

The Spirit of James Whitcomb Riley

Will Gould
Indianas own poet is celebrated in
this character performance. Through
Rileys verses, students will meet
some of the major influences on his
imagination such as The Raggedy
Man, Lisabeth Ann, Lil Orphan
Annie, and the Goblins. Performance
meets standards in Theater and
Language Arts.
Grades: K-5, 6-8
Single: $288, Double: $576

1 Seuss, 2 Seuss: A Pair of Programs


Will Gould
K-3rd: Ted Ive Read
Beginner Books (times 4) prove that
Seuss is no bore! Faithful pachyderm
sitting, hopped pop, tooth book &
participatory mooing all with an acting
point of view, because reading should
be fun for students and you!
4-6th: WWII and Dr. Seuss, Too
Find out how Dr. Seusss experiences
as an officer in WWII changed childrens
literature forever. A dictating turtle and
Whos with small voices will help your
students think about history and what
influences writers and actors.
Grades: K-3, 4-6
Single: $288, Double: $576

Performances

Bullying: A Play on Conflict


Resolution
Sapphire Theatre Company
Students will explore their own
experiences, attitudes, and
prejudices about school bullying in a
way that is comfortable yet insightful.
This program raises awareness about
the roles that the bully, victim, and
the witness play in these situations.
Both students and teachers will
come away with new tools for dealing
with bullying. Performance meets
standards in Theater.
Grades: K-5, 6-8
Single: $720, Double: $1,340

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Workshops

Mime's the Word!


Beverly Roche
Beginning with isolation exercises,
students will learn basic pantomime
techniques of non-verbal storytelling
such as building walls and climbing
ladders. Workshop meets standards
in Theater.
Grades: K-5, 6-8
Single: $85, Multiple: $75

Theater Secrets for Reading


Success
Len Mozzi
Students will learn skills to aid in
reading comprehension using the
theater technique of tableaux or
frozen pictures. Workshop meets
standards in Theater and LA.
Grades: K-5, 6-8, 9-12
Single: $85, Multiple: $75

Bullying: Behind the Scenes


Sapphire Theatre Company
This highly interactive workshop
gives students a real-life look at
what to do with bullies in school. Two
actors will teach theater techniques
as students learn what to do and
say when tension and conflict arise
during bullying behaviors. Workshop
meets standards in Theater.
Grades: 5-8
Single: $150, Multiple: $125
Learning the Language of Silence
Reed Steele
Students will learn the concepts
of telling a story with a beginning,
middle and end using only body
language. Through hands-on
activities, theatre games, and
mime illusions, they will be able
to demonstrate ideas, thoughts
and emotions using their bodies
and facial expressions. Workshop
supports standards in Theater and
Language Arts
Grades: K-3, 3-5, 6-8, 9-12
Single: $85, Multiple: $75

Speak the Speech


Sapphire Theatre Company
With the help of a professional actor,
students will build confidence in
Mileage from Angola, IN additional
reading aloud using small, manageable
Shakespearean texts. Students will also
try their hand at performing the text,
using different acting techniques to give
the words deeper meaning.
Grades: 2-3
Single: $85, Multiple: $75

Theater

Mileage from Martinsville, IN additional

Literature Takes the Stage


Beverly Roche
Students bring literature to life
through this customizable workshop.
Turning literature into a performance
script challenges students to analyze
the characters and plot of a text in
a new way. An option for creating
an original script is available. 1, 3,
or 5 day options. Workshop meets
standards in Theater and LA.
Grades: K-5, 6-8, 9-12
Single: $85, Multiple: $75

Workshops

Anything Can Be a Puppet


Adzooks Puppets
Students will tap into their
imagination and creativity and
begin an exploration of the world of
puppetry as they create and animate
a found object puppet. Also available
as an extended one-hour workshop
for the same fee. Workshop meets
standards in Theater, Visual Arts and
Language Arts.
Grades: K-5
Single: $150, Multiple: $125
Materials: $25 per classroom

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Workshops

Workshops

Jude is very
knowledgeable
about the art that she
is teaching, and she
is an inspiration to
me, as a teacher.

Visual Art

- Art Teacher

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Learning Lincoln through


Bookmaking
Bonnie Stahlecker
Students will make a unique book
with an interior space to illustrate
Abraham Lincolns boyhood house in
southern Indiana. After a discussion
on Lincoln history and family
members, students draw the inside of
the log cabin. Additional pages in the
book are available for future student
writing. Workshop meets standards
in Visual Arts and U.S. History.
Grades: 2-4
Day: $375 up to 5 workshops
Materials: $25 per classroom
Making Creative Books
Bonnie Stahlecker
Students will learn the techniques
of bookbinding in a fun and easy-todo way. Each workshop is custom
designed around any subject matter
you wish. Younger students books
include clever folds and secret
hiding places. Older students can
make artists books, exploring
unique structures. Workshop meets
standards in Visual Art.
Grades: K-5, 6-8, 9-12
Day: $375 up to 5 workshops
Materials: $25 per classroom
Monarchs Need Milkweed
Bonnie Stahlecker
This program uses the art of
bookmaking to engage students
in a conversation about ecology.
Each student will make a book that
illustrates the crucial relationship
between the monarch butterfly and
the milkweed plant. With visual
examples Bonnie will emphasize
the special connection necessary
for the monarch to continue to exist.
Workshop meets standards in Visual
Arts and U.S. History.
Grades: 2-5
Day: $375 up to 5 workshops
Materials: $25 per classroom
Worming into Books
Bonnie Stahlecker
This lesson is designed to introduce
young students to earthworms,
bookmaking and writing. Each
student will make a cleverly folded
accordion book with room for writing
and a four-page long earthworm.
Teachers are encouraged to read
the book Diary of a Worm prior
to Bonnies visit. Workshop meets
standards in Visual Arts, Science and
Language Arts.
Grades: 1-3
Day: $375 up to 5 workshops
Materials: $25 per classroom

Shodo Japanese Calligraphy


Garret Uyeno
After a brief demonstration about
Shodo calligraphy, students will have
the opportunity to use a brush and
practice writing traditional Japanese
characters. Workshop meets
standards in Visual Art and World
History.
Grades: K-5, 6-8, 9-12
Single: $85, Multiple: $75
Materials: $6 per classroom
Sumi-e Japanese Brush Painting
Garret Uyeno
Students will learn the art of Sumi-e
brush painting by practicing one of
the four gentlemen, the Bamboo.
Students will produce a frame-able
painting on rice paper. Available as a
four-day residency in which students
will complete all four gentlemen.
Workshop meets standards in Visual
Art and World History.
Grades: 3-5, 6-8, 9-12
Single: $85, Multiple: $75
sixty minute workshop
Materials: $20 per classroom
Comic Books for Comprehension
Jingo de la Rosa
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. Program supports
standards in Visual Art and Language
Arts.
Grades: 3-5, 6-8, 9-12
Single: $85, Multiple: $75
Materials: $10 per classroom

Picture Relief Clay Tiles


Jude Odell
Students use hand-building
techniques to apply raised images
to their own handmade tiles. Choose
nature or cultural themes or discuss
your ideas with the artist. The fired
tiles can be mounted together on a
school wall to make a colorful mural.
Teacher is responsible for firing or
discuss options with artist. Workshop
meets standards in Visual Art.
Grades: K-5, 6-8, 9-12
Single: $115, Day: $400 up to 4
*Seventy minute workshops
Installation/planning for addl fees
Materials: $28 per classroom
Color at 2000 Degrees
Jude Odell
Students will add colorful glaze
designs to their clay pieces as they
learn the basics of what occurs
when clay is fired in the kiln. Note:
Clay pieces must dry at least four
days before glazing. Teachers are
responsible for firing. Workshop
meets standards in Visual Art and
Science. *60 minute extended session
recommended

Grades: K-5, 6-8, 9-12


Single: $85, Day: $375 up to 5
Materials: $23 per classroom
Clay Adventure
Jude Odell
Students will be introduced to clay
handbuilding techniques. Several
projects can be adapted to suit your
classrooms needs. Teachers are
responsible for firing or inquire about
other options. Workshop meets
standards in Visual Art. *60 minute
extended session recommended

Imaginative Mexican Clay Masks


Jude Odell
Students will learn about the
traditions and culture of the
Mexican clay village Ocumicho as
experienced by teaching artist Jude
Odell. Students will learn basic clay
techniques and create individual
imaginative mask forms. Teachers
are responsible for firing or can
discuss options with the artist. Paint
on your own, or follow up with the
bright colors and patterns of the
glaze workshop Color at 2000
Degrees. Workshop meets standards
in Visual Art and World History. *60
minute extended session recommended

Grades: K-5, 6-8, 9-12


Single: $85, Day: $375 up to 5
Materials: $30 per classroom

Grades: K-5, 6-8, 9-12


Single: $85, Day: $375 up to 5
Materials: $30 per classroom
I Lay My Stitches Down
Michele Wood
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 authors text to interpret the
meanings of the words and draw
images that bring the words to life.
Workshop meets standards in Visual
Art and U.S. History.
Grades: 3-5, 6-8, 9-12
Single: $85, Multiple: $75
Materials: $10 per classroom

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Workshops

Mileage from New Castle, IN additional

Gifts from the Earth: Native


American Effigy Pottery
Robin McBride Scott
Each student will create a piece of
North American Mississippi-style
pottery called an effigy vessel (the
form of a human or animal). Students
will learn about the history and
culture of the Mississippi Native
Peoples and the clay techniques they
used. Most effective as a 60 or 90
minute workshop. Meets standards in
Visual Arts and U.S. History.
Grades: K-5, 6-8
Single: $85, Multiple: $75 (minimum
of 2 workshops per day)
Materials: $30 per classroom
Mileage from New Castle, IN additional

Printed and Dyed Fabrics


Stephanie Robertson
Stamping, tying, folding, and
printing are just some of the ways
your students will work with color
and fabric in this workshop. In the
process of learning fabric techniques,
students will discuss ways different
cultures have created or refined
fabric dying methods. Meet with the
artist to connect this workshop with
your curriculum. Choose from: wax
batik, shibori (tie-dye), crayon, direct
painting, and stamping. Workshop
meets standards in Visual Arts.
Grades: 3-5, 6-8, 9-12
Day: $375 up to 5 workshops
Materials: $40 per classroom
Animal Herd: Create a
Menagerie with Clay Sculpture
Tim Ryan
Students will learn the basic
elements of clay work: pinch pot,
slab, coil, slip and score. Students
will design their own creatures,
real or imagined. Themes include
elephants, dinosaurs, or anything
that connects with your curriculum.
Workshop meets standards in Visual
Arts. Teachers are responsible for
firing sculptures.
Grades: 1-5, 6-8, 9-12
Half-day: $375 up to 3 workshops
Day: $625 up to 5 workshops
Materials: $25 per classroom

Explorations in Photography
William Rasdell
Students will learn the elements and
principles of design as they study
the photographers work and other
gathered photos. Choose from two
themes in the artists work: South
Africa and Migration or Daily Life
in Cuba. Other topics are available
upon request. Cameras can be
provided for student use during
the workshop. Workshop meets
standards in Visual Arts and World
History.
Grades: 6-8, 9-12
Single: $85, Multiple: $75
Materials: $25 per classroom (if artist
supplies students with cameras)
Picture Power
William Rasdell
From advertising to internet
memes photographic imagery has
increasingly become a primary
medium of persuasion. In this
session students will engage in
a discussion about what makes
images powerful and persuasive and
dissect how images may impact their
lives. Students will create their own
imagery to communicate a message.
Grades: 6-8, 9-12
Single: $85, Multiple: $75
Materials: $25 per classroom (if artist
supplies students with cameras)

Visual Art

Tree of Dreams: Designing


Fabric Leaves
Sofiya Inger
Students explore the visual language
of color and symbols. They will
communicate who they are by
designing an image on a fabric leaf.
In the 3-5 day residency, the leaves
can be made into a collaborative wall
hanging. Workshop meets standards
in Visual Arts.
Grades: 2-5, 6-8
Single: $85, Multiple: $75
Materials: $25 per classroom

Indigo Blues: Natural Fabric Dye


Sofiya Inger
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. Workshop supports
standards in Science and Visual Arts.
Grades: 2-5, 6-8
Single: $85, Multiple: $75
Materials: $25 per classroom

Workshops

Gifts of the Canebakes: Native


American River Cane Basketry
Tradition
Robin McBride Scott
Students will learn about the Native
American traditions of harvesting and
dying river cane (once plentiful in
Indiana.) Each student will create a
woven mat using traditional patterns.
Most effective as a 60 or 90 minute
workshop. Meets standards in Visual
Arts and U.S. History.
Grades: K-5, 6-8
Single: $85, Multiple: $75 (minimum
of 2 workshops per day)
Materials: $35 per classroom

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Teacher Professional Development


Need a creative
activity for
your next staff
meeting? Ask us
about other programs
that can be adapted
for adults.

Bringing Math Story Problems to


Life Through Puppetry
Adzooks Puppets
This three-hour teacher workshop
offers a step-by-step strategy for
using hand puppetry to teach
students to understand and visualize
math story problems. Participants
will learn to use simple ball and glove
puppet pantomime skits to increase
their ability to turn equations into
story problems, transform story
problems into equations, and be
more likely to achieve accurate
solutions. Puppetry makes math fun!
*Developed in collaboration with the
Kennedy Centers Partners in Education
Program at Clowes Memorial Hall of Butler
University.

Three-hour workshop: $531


Mileage from Martinsville, IN additional

Lifting Together: Building


Strong Writers Through
Storytelling Collaborations
Bob Sander
Good writing is built on strong
storytelling skills. Teachers of grades
3-7 learn a collaborative approach
that enables their students to be
confident writers. By experiencing
both the roles of student/storyteller
and teacher/facilitator, they gain a
new insight on how their students
can lift together to turn basic story
elements into new creations.
*Developed in collaboration with the
Kennedy Centers Partners in Education
Program at Clowes Memorial Hall of Butler
University.

Three-hour workshop: $576


Poetry in the Classroom
Bonnie Maurer
Bonnie Maurer will provide a handson workshop involving her strategies
for creating poetry in the classroom.
Teachers will participate by exploring
their own responses to the exercise
examples. Completion of this
workshop is recommended before a
residency.
Two-hour workshop: $175
Making Creative Books
Bonnie Stahlecker
Bonnie will provide a hands-on
workshop on bookmaking in this
one or two hour session. This
includes information, instructions,
and resources for teachers to help
students successfully complete book
projects. Completion of this workshop
is recommended before a residency.
Adults only. Limit 35 teachers per
session.
One-hour workshop: $200
Materials fee: $20 per workshop

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Arts for Learning


Lessons
This ground-breaking literacy
curriculum blends the creativity
and discipline of the arts with
cutting-edge learning science
to raise student achievement in
reading and writing.
Unit 1: Character Clues in
Action!
tableau & point of view
Unit 2: Graphic Story
Adventures
graphic novel &
visualization
Unit 3: Everyday Heroes
collage & synthesizing
Unit 4: Planting a
Community
music & inference
Unit 5: Words in Motion
poetry, dance, & vocabulary

These Units are designed


for teachers with little
or no arts experience or
background. Anyone can
learn these dynamic artsintegration techniques!
Three-hour workshop, 25
teacher limit, starting at:
$563
*National program developed in
collaboration by the University of
Washington and Young Audiences, Inc.

The Power of Listening: Practical


Skills to Resolve Conflict and
Facilitate Classroom Discussion
Len Mozzi
Listening is one of a teachers most
powerful tools. The art of listening
encourages students to speak
more clearly and authentically and
empowers teachers to connect to
their students with understanding
and empathy. In this workshop,
teachers will explore and practice
both active listening and empathetic
listening through theater exercises,
simulations, and large and small
group discussions. Teachers then
apply those skills to resolve conflict
between students and encourage
productive classroom discussions.

Math in Your Feet I & II: Teaching


Problem Solving & Geometry
Through Rhythm and Movement

Malke Rosenfeld
Combining math, dance and
rhythm is a powerful way to make
math concepts concrete for young
kinesthetic learners. Using an
educational tool specifically designed
for non-mathematical topics, learn
how to apply problem solving
strategies to the choreographical
process, and learn to guide students
as they physically experience the
concept of variables/symbols while
working collaboratively. This process
empowers students to use graphs,
symbols and maps.
Available as the full experience in two
Three-hour sessions: $1,126
Or a single Three-hour session: $563
Mileage from Bloomington, IN additional

Learning Earths Processes


Through Movement
Melli Hoppe
Teachers of grades 3-6 will
learn how to deepen their
students understanding of the
Earths processes using simple
choreographic principles such as
space, time, force, and motion.
*Developed in collaboration with the
Kennedy Centers Partners in Education
Program at Clowes Memorial Hall of Butler
University.

Three-hour workshop: $563


Dancing Together: Building Life
Skills Through
Traditional American Dance
Tamara Loewenthal & Jamie Gans
Traditional American dances provide
an avenue to build a classroom
community. These fun and easy
to accomplish dance figures also
reinforce the processes of patterning
and sequential thinking, a crucial
foundation for all academic learning.
Teachers will learn to prompt these
dances and get the tools to teach
them.
*Developed in collaboration with the
Kennedy Centers Partners in Education
Program at Clowes Memorial Hall of Butler
University.

Three-hour workshop: $538


Mileage from Bloomington, IN additional

*Developed in collaboration with the


Kennedy Centers Partners in Education
Program at Clowes Memorial Hall of Butler
University.

Three-hour workshop: $563

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Early Childhood

3-6 years

Performances
Tortoise and the Hare
Adzooks Puppets
The classic Aesop fable comes to
life for students in this tale about the
infamous race. The audience helps
the race end well and discovers that
there are no losers when it comes to
friendship.
30 minute Performance: $250
Mileage from Martinsville, IN additional

Wee Do Wap: Jazz Music


The Naptown Jazz 5
An introductory jazz performance
for young children. Students will
learn the fundamentals of jazz, with
tunes ranging from Duke Ellington
to nursery rhymes. Students will
sing along with Old McDonald Had
a Band, which introduces the live
sounds of a trumpet, tenor sax,
piano, and drum set.
30 minute Performance: $506

Creating Courage
Sapphire Theatre Company
This performance will show students
that even when they are afraid, there
are ways that they can find courage.
The actor will face his fear of storms
using simple Shakespearean text and
the power of language. Students will
participate from their seats to create
storm sounds.
30 minute Performance: $200

Storytelling and Music


Will Gould & Dave Hepler
Storytelling and music open the
gate to imagination, intuition, and
self-expression and the students will
never look at reading and music in
the same way again. Students will
learn lessons about rhythm, jazz, and
improvisation.
30 minute Performance: $269

Tapping with Goldilocks


Tap Team Two
Students are introduced to patterns
and rhythms as one dancer narrates
the story and the other represents
each character with different steps
and sounds.
30 minute Performance: $313
Availability: April 10-14, 2017

Workshops:
Early Childhood Workshops
are 90 minutes long unless
otherwise noted. The long
format allows time for
introduction and reflection.

Mileage fee additional

Workshops

Mileage from Martinsville, IN additional

Learning Syllables through


Drumming
Lawrence Clark III
Students will experiment with words,
syllables, and articulation, and
create their own patterns of sounds.
Students will learn about rhythm,
patterns, singing, and rhymes.
90 minute Workshop: $169
Songwriting for Early Learners
Bobbie Lancaster
Students will use rhyme, rhythm,
and their imaginations to create
an original song. Song themes
are based on current classroom
curriculum chosen by the teacher.
Students collaborate on lyrics and
live music makes them come alive.
90 minute Workshop: $150
Mileage from Greencastle, IN additional

O Pato - A Sing Along Storytime


Cathy Morris
Students will act out the story of a
duck and friends in this Portuguese
folk song with live violin performance.
Coming together in a circle, students
will take turns participating in singing,
dancing, and acting while learning
cooperation.
90 minute Workshop: $169

Creative Dance
Melli Hoppe
Seasons, life cycles of plants and
animals, feelings, and colors can
all be used as inspiration for dance.
Beginning with a warm-up that
fosters creativity, Melli leads students
in free movement exercises and then
concludes with a movement activity
that addresses classroom themes.
90 minute Workshop: $150
Harp Music & Stories
Melissa Gallant
Students are introduced to the
concert harp and will explore the
connections between language
and music. Students will learn to
identify and respond to contrasting
sounds, and will understand that
musical concepts bring stories to
life by communicating feelings and
emotions.
90 minute Workshop: $200
*Version available for infants and
toddlers
African Dance
Ronne Stone
Students will join the artist on a
journey through the regions of
Mali, Senegal, Gambia and Guinea
learning cultural traditions of song
and dance along the way. With the
use of body movement, children
explore the elements of rhythm,
shape, space, force/energy, patterns,
and stories.
90 minute Workshop: $150

Early Childhood Performances are


30 minutes long unless otherwise
noted. The short format meets
developmentally appropriate
guidelines for early learners.
Adults are encouraged to attend
alongside students.
Maximum audience size is 120.

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Stories and Shadow Puppets
Adzooks Puppets
Students will explore shadow
puppetry as they create their own
stories then perform them. Puppet
characters will be created by each
child from random shapes, art foam,
and other creative materials.
90 minute Workshop: $260

Performances:

Clogging and Fiddling


Tamara Loewenthal & Jamie Gans
Accompanied by live fiddle music,
students will explore patterns in
dance and music via counting,
moving, and singing. Students
will learn clogging as they dance
individually and with the group.
90 minute Workshop: $250
Mileage from Bloomington, IN additional

Music, Movement, & Storytelling


Tharp-Perrin Gindhart Artists
Storytelling comes to life with creative
body poses relating to nature and
animals accented by live music.
Students will form whole-body
movements based on characters
of a story and explore various
musical instruments to go with their
movements.
90 minute Workshop: $250
Storytelling and Music
Will Gould & Dave Hepler
Storytelling and music open the
gate to imagination, intuition, and
self-expression. Students will never
look at reading and music in the
same way again. Students will learn
lessons about rhythm, jazz, and
improvisation.
90 minute Workshop: $269

Maximum group size is 20.

Our Early Childhood


programs are delivered
by professional
Teaching Artists who are
trained in early childhood
development principles and
age-appropriate practices.
Workshops serve as
professional development
opportunities for teachers as
they observe and learn from
our teaching artists.

Programs meet the Foundations


to the IN Academic Standards in
Music and Language Arts.

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Residencies
21st Century Story Creation with
Puppetry
Adzooks Puppets
Students will create puppet muses
and explore conflict resolution to
empower the design of characters
and plots as they imagine producing
their own books and movies in the
future.
Grades: 3-5, 6-8, 9-12
5-day: $688
Materials: $25 per class
Mileage from Martinsville, IN additional

Residencies are
workshops with
multiple visits
to the same
classroom over
several days.
Generally, our residencies
start at 3-5 days and can be
extended for much longer as
needed. Residencies begin with
a planning meeting between
classroom teacher / site
coordinator and teaching artist to
set the goals and expectations
of the residency and often close
with a reflection meeting to

Puppets, Programming, and


Problem Solving
Adzooks Puppets
Students will be guided through
the process of video game creation
through the use of puppetry as a
brainstorming tool for video game
character and storyline creation
and the exploration of puppetry as
an analogy for object programming
using the drag and drop game design
software GameMaker. *Mobile laptop
lab can be provided.
Grades: 3-5, 6-8
5-day: $688
Materials: $25 per class
Mileage from Martinsville, IN additional

Tell it Write
Bob Sander
Five visits with a storyteller. Students
create stories from their own life
experiences to complete both a
written and spoken presentation.
Grades: 3-5, 6-8
5-day: $488
Every Picture Tells a Story
Bob Sander and Bill Rasdell
Multiple visits with both a storyteller
and a photographer. Students will
take a family photo and learn how
to read it, turning that photograph
into a story. Includes a student
performance.
Grades: 3-5, 6-8
8-day: $1,031

Connecting to the Circle


Bonnie Maurer
Students will gain an awareness of
our ecological self. Through a variety
of writing and poetry workshops,
students will explore their kinship
with nature, seek to know the other,
join with it, understand caring for it as
for themselves, and begin to connect
to the planet as a whole. These
lessons will seek to heal the division
that has grown between us and the
rest of nature.
Grades: 3-5
5-day: $438
Creative Books and Beyond
Bonnie Stahlecker
Multiple visits with a bookmaker will
provide opportunities for students
to build books complete with
illustrations, creative cover designs
and text. Subjects will be geared
towards science and literature.
Grades: 3-5
3-day: $318
Materials: $15 per classroom
Four Gentleman Sumi-e Painting
Garrett Uyeno
Four visits with a Japanese artist.
Students will learn traditional sumi-e
painting by practicing the Four
Gentlemen brushstroke techniques.
Grades: 3-5, 6-8, 9-12
4-day: $363
Materials: $80 per class
Graphic Novel Illustration
Jingo de la Rosa
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: 6-8, 9-12
5-day: $438
Materials: $20 per class

Choose Your Own - Clay


Jude Odell
Multiple visits with a clay artist.
Students can either create individual
clay pieces or a collaborative
installation. Further options can be
discussed with the artist.
Grades: K-5, 6-8, 9-12
*Call for individualized pricing
Materials: $30 per classroom
Installation/customization for addl fees
Math in Your Feet
Malke Rosenfeld
Students will use problem solving
to create their own percussive
dance patterns. Along the way, they
will increase their understanding
of mathematical topics such
as congruence, symmetry, and
transformation while mapping their
dance on a coordinate grid. 5 days
recommended
Grades: 3-5
1-Day: $300 up to 4 classrooms
Mileage from Bloomington, IN additional

Water Dance
Melli Hoppe
Five visits with a dancer focused on
interpreting the water cycle through
dance. Using a book of illustrated
poems as inspiration, students
choreograph their own dances that
demonstrate states of matter and
portions of the water cycle.
Grades: 3-5
5-day: $438
Mileage from Michigan City, IN addl
Dance and the Environment
Melli Hoppe
Students will be introduced to the
elements of dance through warm-up
exercises. They will participate in
a group cooperation exercise that
involves shape and levels. Students
will learn actions they can take to
help care for the environment.
Grades: 3-5
5-day: $438
Mileage from Michigan City, IN addl

discuss the outcomes of the


residency.

Prices listed are for one


classroom unless otherwise
noted.

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Residencies
Once Upon Our Time: Staging
Fairy Tales in a New Environment
Sapphire Theatre Company
In this residency, students will explore
Fairy Tale characters of yesterday
as they encounter the environmental
issues of today. But can they ensure
a happily ever after? Students
will have a multi-faceted, page-tostage experience ending with a live
performance.
Grades: 3-5
5-day: $438

International Geographic Tour


Tharp-Perrin Gindhart Artists
Students will experience drumming
and visual art while learning about the
seven continents. Through the rhythms
of each continent, students learn
about history, geography, and culture.
Collaboratively, students will paint to
the rhythms of the continents to create
banners representing each continents.
Grades: K-5, 6-8, 9-12
*Call for individualized pricing options

Creative Movement & Digital


Game Design
Shawn Whistler
Students will get hands-on with the
computer software GameMaker with
step-by-step instructions on how to
begin creating their own video game.
Interwoven throughout the residency
are lessons in creative movement and
the relation between action/reaction in
real life and in a video game. *Mobile
laptop lab can be provided.
Grades: 3-5, 6-8, 9-12
Choose Your Own - Dance Traditions 5-day: $438
Tamara Loewenthal & Jamie Gans
Multiple visits with a dancer and
Specialized Literature
fiddler. This program provides
Will Gould
opportunities for confidence building
Multiple visits with an actor. Students
and student collaboration. Choose
explore a classic work of literature
from a variety of folk dance forms
(such as Roald Dahls James and
such as clogging, square dance, tap
the Giant Peach). Students will
dance, long sword, French Canadian, contemplate possible sequels or
Irish Set & ceili, and maypole. Includes prequels, and learn literary elements.
Community Social family night.
Grades: 3-5, 6-7
Grades: K-5, 6-8
5-day: $438
3-day: $2,400 up to 4 classrooms
5-day: $3,600 up to 4 classrooms
Capturing Human Presence
Mileage from Bloomington, IN additional through Photography
William Rasdell
Students will study and describe
the impact of the human presence
on the earths natural environment
considering both the positive and
negative aspects. They will be
divided into two groups representing
each side of the issue, and both
groups will produce a photo
slideshow presentation defending
their perspective. Workshop meets
standards in Visual Arts and Science.
Grades: 3-5, 6-8, 9-12
5-day: $438
Materials: $25 per classroom (if artist
supplies students with cameras)

Residency Initiatives
The residencies listed below were developed in
collaboration with AFL program staff and have
multiple choices for customizing. Prices vary,
call for details.
Collaboration of the Generations
This program brings together children
and elders through the natural
medium of storytelling.
Welcome to Learning
This kindergarten and first grade
residency is meant to encourage
learning in literacy as well as in an
art form.

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Index of Artists
Adzooks Puppets - 11,12,15,16,17
Artis, Tony - 5, 6
Asante, Deborah - 9
Bellner, Mac - 7, 8
Chandler, Marvin - 7
Circle City Bluegrass Band - 7
Clark III, Lawrence - 7, 8, 16
Coleman, Rochel Garner - 11
Crider, Annamaria - 12
Dance Kaleidoscope - 3, 4
de la Rosa, Jingo M. - 13, 17
Eth-Noh-Tec - 9
Fiddle n Feet - 3, 4, 15, 16, 18
Fincken, Hank - 11
Fort Wayne Dance Collective - 3
Fort Wayne Taiko - 7
Gallant, Melissa - 8, 16
Gans, Jamie - 3, 4, 15, 16, 18
Gindhart, Larry - 5, 6, 16, 18

Griot Drum Ensemble - 7


Hepler, Dave - 5, 16
Homan, Lou Ann - 10
Hoppe, Melli - 4, 15, 16, 17
Inger, Sofiya - 14
Lancaster, Bobbie - 8, 16
Loewenthal, Tamara - 3, 4, 15, 16, 18
Maurer, Bonnie - 6, 10, 15, 17
May Apple Duo - 7, 8
Morris, Cathy - 7, 8, 16
Mozzi, Len - 12, 15
Mundo Beat - 8
Naptown Jazz 5 - 8, 16
Odell, Jude - 13, 17
Pease, Robin - 10
Rasdell, William - 14, 18
Robertson, Stephanie - 14
Roche, Beverly - 11, 12
Rosa, Iris - 5, 6

Sancocho - 5, 6
Sander, Bob - 9, 10, 15, 17
Sandoval, Stacie - 8
Sapphire Theatre Co. - 12, 16, 18
Scott, Robin McBride - 14
Selden, Leslie - 7, 8
Shareef, Khabir - 7, 11
Sphie - 8
Stahlecker, Bonnie - 6, 13, 15, 17
Steele, Reed - 11, 12
Stone, Ronne - 4, 16
Styxx, Tony - 10
Tap Team Two - 3, 16
Tharp-Perrin, Carol - 5, 6, 16, 18
The Fourth Wall - 5, 6
Uyeno, Garret - 7, 13, 17
Wesley, Virginia - 12
Whistler, Shawn - 4, 18
Wood, Michele - 13

Gould, Will - 5, 12, 16, 18


Greene, Everett - 7

Rosenfeld, Malke - 3, 4, 15, 17


Ryan, Tim- 14

Young-Cutsinger, Laurie - 4

Staff Contact Information

2016-2017 Board of Directors

Arts for Learning, The Indiana Affiliate of Young


Audiences

Chair:
Sara Clark Lootens
Vice Chair:
Denise Halford Holder
Treasurer:
Jim Chesterfield
Interim Secretary:
Charlie Schlegel

3921 North Meridian Street, Suite 210


Indianapolis, IN 46208-4011
Voice: 317/925-4043 | Fax: 317/925-0654
Web: www.artsforlearningindiana.org
E-mail: office@artsforlearningindiana.org
To Schedule an event: scheduling@artsforlearningindiana.org
Angela Yetter, Scheduling & Program Director
ayetter@artsforlearningindiana.org | 317/925-4043, ext. 114

Cassandra Thomas, Program Director


cthomas@artsforlearningindiana.org | 317/925-4043, ext. 123

Karla Surmacz, Accountant


ksurmacz@artsforlearningindiana.org | 317/925-4043, ext. 110

Stephanie Haines, Director of Artist Programs


shaines@artsforlearningindiana.org | 317/925-4043, ext. 113

Katrina Kuntz, Grants and Stewardship Manager


kkuntz@artsforlearningindiana.org | 317/925-4043, ext. 122

Ploi Pagdalian, Senior Director of Programs


ppagdalian@artsforlearningindiana.org | 317/925-4043, ext. 116

Jennifer Collins, Director of Development


jcollins@artsforlearningindiana.org | 317/925-4043, ext. 112

Haley Baas, Communications Coordinator


hbaas@artsforlearningindiana.org | 317/925-4043, ext. 120

JoEllen Florio Rossebo, President & CEO


jrossebo@artsforlearningindiana.org | 317/925-4043, ext. 115

Members:
Jessica Barth
H. Daphne Chiu
Tami Earnhart
Bruce Gaylord
Anson Keller
Marsha Hearn-Lindsey
Allison Meta
Vicki Shafer
Kathy Sharpe
Anne Surak
Kelly Lamm Teller
Jeff Webster

Thank you to our funders.


Allen Whitehill
Clowes Charitable
Foundation

Arts for Learning


3921 N. Meridian Street, Ste. 210
Indianapolis, IN 46208-4011

The voice of the arts


in Indiana communities