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Artist: Frank Levy
Award winning director, actor, and educator Frank Levy shares his ideas on expanding the language arts curriculum by teaching important creative thinking and writing skills such as: pre-writing, building stories, creating character, evoking descriptive language, and critiquing.
 

Leading artist and educator Roscoe Reddix Jr. uses everyday stories to show classroom teachers who think they are not “creative” and “artistic” simple activities and techniques to bring arts and creativity to their students. Participants will leave with ready-to-use knowledge, the foundation to create their own lessons, and the inspiration to continue to be an arts facilitator in the classroom.
 

A sixteen-year professional educator, Ms. Davis provides creative educational resources, interactive websites, and guides for teachers to explore. Her workshops use stories, humor, and creative movements to meet specific objectives for participants.
 

Designed for teachers grades 3-6, this five unit literacy curriculum combines arts-integration techniques with Dr. John Bransford’s research on How People Learn. Each unit uses an art technique to explore literacy concepts through one or more texts igniting the creative process for students.
 

The Terrific Traveling Troubadours invite children to travel to different cultures around the world. These charming and beloved tales teach important life lessons while inspiring an appreciation for reading.
 

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This workshop focuses on presenting tools to aspiring poets/spoken word artists for stronger writing. Students learn how to find their own voice and rhythm in their writing.
 

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This workshop gives examples and tools for young writers in presenting their written work to audiences. Students are given devices for better stage presence, dramatizing their writing and understanding their audience.
 

Grayhawk draws students into another time period through stories and his original compositions of Native Americans. Students will become part of each story by portraying characters, singing refrains and learning a friendship dance.
 

Halloween, Christmas, Mardi Gras, St. Patrick's Day, Easter, and Independence Day - find the story that's right for the season.
 

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This workshop is a beginner class for young people to establish a foundation for writing spoken word.
 

Celebrated local poet Chuck Perkins' distinctive lyrical flow pays homage to the great city he calls home, New Orleans. He walks students through many aspects of New Orleans culture in his own unique style, modeling just how cool poetry can be.
 

Look Up! is an original play with three actors that addresses bullying, cooperation, tolerance, and ecology.
 

Colorful and courageous citizens who formed the unique city of New Orleans are brought to life by actors in period costume.
 

Trapped by oily goo, Patti Pelican and Sammy Seagull are rescued, rehabilitated and released by caring humans. This timely educational tool teaches the valuable lessons of protecting wildlife and the mportance of environmental stewardship.
 

Enjoy Adella's favorite stories and songs from her childhood, those of her daughters and favorites of the thousands of children she has entertained and educated for over 20 years.
 

More than just a reading, Mrs. Deniger's performance of storytelling, singing, and vivid presentation transport students to new parts of Louisiana as they learn about the life of shrimpers.
 

Alex McConduit hosts an interactive reading of his book, Snowballs For All, while each student receives one free sno ball from a local vendor.
 

Students will learn about poetry, rhyming words, the history of sno balls and their unique existence in southeast Louisiana. Students will also learn how McConduit became an author and about the importance of ideas, reading, and writing in everyday life.
 

Celebrate and explore cultural diversity with stories shared from Adella Adella the Storyteller's vast supply of world tales, myths and legends. This program is a passport to fun featuring a geography quiz show.
 

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

Rebecca Frank can create storytelling, performance, and movement events specific to any theme, and creates works for all age groups, starting with pre-K through elementary school age.
 

Choose from one of the many fun and exciting stories these puppets can tell!
 

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Developed within the guidelines from the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, this 3 hour workshop led by Karen Konnerth teaches strategies to motivate students within a variety of curriculums through puppetry.
 

Roscoe C. Reddix, Jr. shares lessons from Africa and around the world through stories, songs, and movement. Talking animals, animate objects, and mystical folk abound in stories that expand cultural awareness, enhance school culture, and provide life lessons culled from the wisdom of ages.
 

Roscoe C. Reddix, Jr. shares lessons from Africa and around the world through stories, songs, and movement. Talking animals, animate objects, and mystical folk abound in stories that expand cultural awareness, enhance school culture, and provide life lessons culled from the wisdom of ages.
 

Roscoe C. Reddix, Jr. shares lessons from Africa and around the world through stories, songs, and movement. Talking animals, animate objects, and mystical folk abound in stories that expand cultural awareness, enhance school culture, and provide life lessons culled from the wisdom of ages.
 

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.
 

A former journalist shares her road to becoming an author, explaining the steps of book design, illustration and production. Includes investigative skills to make book material accurate and answer the 5 W's of story development.
 

Designed to spark readiness through stories, song and rhymes, this program is sure to excite emerging readers!
 

Due to the recent increased arts requirement for kindergarten through eighth grade Louisiana public school students, the Department of Education released a series of model arts lessons in all of the core disciplines to aid teachers in developing quality lessons. Join Roscoe Reddix, Jr, as he illuminates the core arts techniques used in these lessons and guides teachers in taking the next step.
 

Voices of the Big Easy encompass much of the finest that New Orleans has to offer. This fusion group combines the vivid insightful poetry of Chuck Perkins with rhythms and sounds that have been part of New Orleans for generations.
 

Students will learn about the Saints, Saints history, unique local terms and phrases, as well as how McConduit became an author all while he shares the importance of ideas, reading, and writing in everyday life.
 

Rebecca Frank loves to make literacy connections with popular children's books. Her puppetry workshop incorporates the visual arts, theatre, and fun into any story, theme, holiday, or special event.
 
 



 
   
 
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