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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

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.

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

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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Latest News
-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.

JCPenney Partners with Young Audiences Arts for Learning
August 13, 2014

JCPenney Partners with Young Audiences Arts for Learning.

City of New Orleans recognizes Young Audiences for 50 years of commitment to the arts
March 16, 2012

The City of New Orleans recognized Young Audiences of Louisiana’s 50 years of commitment to the arts with a proclamation on March 1, at the request of District "C" Councilmember Gisleson Palmer. "I am enormously proud of the work that Young Audiences does for the youth of New Orleans,” Palmer said. “This organization facilitates learning for children in a variety of ways and assists teachers in connecting student curriculums in an artistic way.”

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