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Arts-Integrated Residencies

Residencies bring professional artists into the classroom to engage students in dynamic and creative approaches to learning. Young Audiences teaching artists collaborate with classroom teachers to create innovative curricula which deepen understanding and make meaningful connections to core academic curriculum for all types of learners.

"Without the arts Behrman would truly be different. For us it would be education as usual. Our children now display so much self-expression. And it's safe. The arts make school safe"

- Renee Lewis Carter
  Principal, Martin Behrman Charter Academy for the Creative Arts and Sciences


Arts-Integrated Residencies Offerings

 

In this comprehensive residency with actor / producer Terence Rosemore, students will receive an overview of the vocational opportunities in the Film industry
 

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This residency will examine flags from around the world and look at their origins, and meaning.
 

As our flagship program, My City, My Home offers a comprehensive, inter-disciplinary set of lessons designed to give the students the tools that will enable them to become active participants in neighborhood planning, community development, and our city’s broader civic life.
 

Artist: Grayhawk
Through storytelling and visual arts, GrayHawk explores the culture of the Choctaw Nation.
 

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This residency explores the the importance of the Mississippi river to the anti-slavery movement in the United States through dance.
 

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Students will learn how to communicate their ideas visually while experimenting with different media and learn new art-making techniques.
 

The Language of Opera is a program designed to connect students to the art form of opera, and to foster a more intimate relationship with language arts by writing their own mini opera.
 

Artist: The Rap Game
The Rap Game teaches kids to write rhyming couplets, which they then recite as raps on the microphone in front of the class.
 

Nanette Ledet of Rhythmic Tapestries will present material, through music and movement, that traces the origins of our local musical traditions from their birthplace in West Africa.
 
 
 
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Young Audiences to offer Baby Artsplay! Community Classes at Broadmoor Arts and Wellness Center
August 28, 2015

Young Audiences to offer Baby Artsplay! Community Classes at Broadmoor Arts and Wellness Center Classes every Tuesday Sept. 8 - Oct. 6 @ 10am


Community Giving Day at Whole Foods Market
July 23, 2015

Shop at Broad Street Whole Foods Market on Wednesday, August 5th, anytime between 7am - 9pm and 5% of net sales will go to support GRoW - a Young Audiences managed health and wellness program. Go to www.growfivepercent.eventbrite.com to make a pledge to visit Whole Foods Market on Broad Street.


-UPDATE-After School Teachers and Teaching Artists wanted (Hammond,LA)
August 14, 2014

Young Audiences is now hiring the following positions for after school education programs in Hammond, LA.




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