with CES Master Artist Teachers
Students and teachers learn together,
not only about the arts,
but also about curriculum,
about believing in themselves,
about getting along with one another,
and how that all makes a difference in our lives.
CES RESIDENCE PACKAGES
The packages below are just suggestions and can be varied any way you like: CES custom designs all residence programs to fit your schools specific themes, and budget. We include staff development, student workshops and support in the form of print materials and consultation, when appropriate.
New from CES: "Classics in the Classroom"
Engage your students' attention and motivate them to enjoy a piece of classical literature at any level from storytelling by a Master Storyteller with follow-up workshops, up to a fully produced play, regardless of their age. Let our professional consultants in arts-in-education lend a hand.To read about the Classics in the Classroom program for students of different ages click here.
Change of Heart: Artistic Alternatives to Violence
Bullying, lack of harmony, violence, drugs, AIDS, lack of self-esteem all can be dealt with through an exciting and motivational residence for students in Change of Heart. Through various arts activities, students learn to believe in themselves, express their feelings in constructive ways, and develop peace and harmony with fellow students.To read about the wide variety of Change of Heart Prevention Program Packages for students of different ages click here.
Super Literacy: Playwriting and Performance:
Engage students in one of the most prolific writing forms used today: a play based on a school-selected theme. Follow it with a simply produced version of the play for the classroom or auditorium. Watch your students self esteem leap as they see their own words come to life!1 professional artist in residence for 20 days
Curriculum Oriented Production:
Why should curriculum have to be relegated to the classroom when students will remember so much more when its put in play form? Let us produce an auditorium show with simple production values on a curriculum theme:2 professional artists in residence for 15 days
School-wide Thematic Unit with Final Play Production:
Imagine a school-wide theme reflected in the studies of your students in every curriculum area, which culminates in a student production in the auditorium and displays of class arts projects4 professional artist in residence for 25 days
Would you like to see your students performing tales from other countries alongside professional actors? We train and perform with them, offer staff development in using the arts to teach about cultural diversity and then teach the students to create their own productions on folktales:One Performance with 3 professional artists and 50 of your students (we provide everything-costumes, props, music)
Stories come to life for students when they act them out. Simple dramatization of stories, folktales, literature or history themes for classroom presentation:1 professional artist in residence for 10 days
Demonstration classes on creative dramatics, improvisational theatre, or integrating the arts into the curriculum1 professional artists in residence for 5 days
Engage students in writing a play based on a school selected theme with a simple staged reading at the end1 professional artist in residence for 12 days
Escaping Slavery on the Underground Railroad
Imagine your students engrossed in watching stories of the slavery era in African American history acted out by a combination of professional actors and their own classmates. This short residence culminates in a performance of the highlights of the Underground Railroad period in history.11 artist-in-residence days:
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