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Artist: OperaCréole
Opera and classical music in New Orleans and around the world has always included the contributions of people of color. It is their participation in opera, as well as the music of Africa, Spain, and Haiti that contributed to the birth of jazz. This is true for many people of African descent around the world. This history has been lost for too long! Now is the time for young people to learn about all of their history.
 

This engaging program is designed to coordinate with Black History Month.
 

Ivory Coast natives Seguenon Kone and Boubacar Cissoko provide a unique and informative program hilighting the role of the drum in African culture.
 

Explore the history of Country and Americana music through this engaging program with a focus on the roots of country and western music.
 

Marian Anderson's concert at the Lincoln Memorial sponsored by First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt set America on a new path to freedom and justice. This program pays tribue to the civil rights icon who forged a path for artists in the operatic field today.
 

This program will take the audience on a trip to Africa. Students will explore the culture of the coast of West Africa through song and dance, and audience members will be selected to play an instrument or learn a traditional African dance.
 

This is a culturally rich learning experience that takes students on a tour "Across the Border" to several regions of Mexico through dance. Students will discover Mexico's unique and exciting traditions and participate in a traditional folklore dance.
 

Drums move the body and the soul. N’Kafu Traditional African Dance Company will take you on a journey to the riches continent in the world. Students will gain a clear understanding of age-old values and folklore of the African people through dance and drumming.
 

Students will be amazed at this spectacular presentation of Afro-Caribbean culture. From the drummers and dancers in traditional African dress to the larger than lie stil dancers, this program is sure to engage everyone present.
 

Our songs are our heritage! Let's keep these songs alive and part of our culture by encouraging children to experience the joy of singing! You are my Sunshine, My Darling Clementine, Yankee Doodle Dandy, America the Beautiful & more.
 

The PRC also offers two stand-alone lessons on topics that are all too often neglected in our city’s classrooms: the development of the architecture and neighborhoods of New Orleans. Architecture 101 is an interactive look into the development of the unique and distinct architectural types and styles that can be found across New Orleans.
 

Travel the world with music from around the globe.
 

Nanette Ledet and Seguenon Kone have joined forces to present a fascinating rhythmic journey that traces the origins of New Orleans msuic all the way back to West Africa.
 

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.
 

Theater is an effective teaching tool in many situations and is surprisingly effective in making history more accessible and meaningful to students. This workshop enables teachers to develop active lesson plans by illustrating history through drama.
 

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.
 

Artist: Komenka
Recognized for their dynamic and colorful performances, Komenka presents dances from around the world.
 

In addition to being a field trip destination in and of itself, the PRC can also lead your class on a guided field trip of different neighborhoods, including visits to the French Quarter, Holy Cross in the Lower 9th, and the ReUse District, or design a custom trip for your class.
 

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

Artist: Donald Lewis
Donald Lewis takes the students through history with this collection of stories from African and African American traditions. Students will laugh out loud during hilarious renditions of beloved stories.
 

Artist: Toni B!
Travel the globe with master dance instructor Toni Batiste as she wows the audience with steps from the old world and modern dances. Students experience the music, dance and vocabulary particular to such varying regions as South America, Europe and North America.
 

The Panorama Jazz Band has adapted a special program of holiday songs from around the world that offer a unique musical and cultural experience. The program shows how music unites us all.
 

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

Artist: Frank Levy
Students can't help getting caught up in Instant Theater with award-winning educator and director Frank Levy as he enlists audiences members as the cast and crew of a theatrical, historical or famous event performed on the spot.
 

Ivoire Spectacle offers high energy performances demonstrating West African culture, dance, music, and instruments.
 

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.
 

Students learn to distinguish different rhythms like traditional jazz, samba, rock and hip hop all while hearing the music of popular jazz musician Desmian Barnes
 

Artist: Frank Levy
This interactive program uses humor and student participation to demonstrate successful strategies for increasing self-esteem and improving performance on LEAP tests.
 

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.
 

Artist: Carl LeBlanc
This program, developed by Carl Leblanc, traces Louisiana's performance art forms through song and dance. Students will sing and dance the Can-Can and Cajun two-step beginning with the Louisiana Purchase through the modern hip-hop steps of today.
 

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.
 

Two singer/actors invite students to join them onstage during our lively 40-minute journey through opera’s “greatest hits.”
 

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.
 

Through audience participation, this uplifting program is designed to bring awarenss of the different cultures of Louisiana's heritage through song and to demonstrate how "New Orleans Music" is derived from many musical styles from around the world.
 

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.
 

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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.
 

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.
 

Artist: Curtis
This lively and interactive performance introduces the colorful and exciting world of samba in Rio de Janeiro and Bahia Brazil and it's kinship to New Orleans carnival.
 

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.
 

Artist: Carl LeBlanc
Carl LeBlanc performs slections that illustrate Black America's legacy of music as a vehicle toward freedom. Gospel hymns, anthems from the civil rights movement and melodies of racial pride are the focus of this inspirational program.
 

A New Orleans jazz band that incorporates pop, rock, R&B, traditional children songs, and holiday songs.
 

Artist: Donald Lewis
Students travel the world and learn enchanting international stories. Rolicking fun abounds as Donald Lewis becomes each character in these world stories, with voices so diverse the students will hardly believe they came from one man!
 

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!
 

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.
 

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Calliope Puppets re-invents their highly successful show on wetlands preservation to motivate individual responsibility in care of our world with dynamic hand puppets, lively music and thoughtful audience participation.
 

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.
 

Designed for grades K-3, The Littlest House uses Virginia Lee Burton’s classic children’s story of a lonely old house that is nearly overwhelmed by neglect and urbanization.
 

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.
 

This journey through 19th and 20th Century New Orleans focuses on the musical contributions of free people of color to opera and classical music. Opera had a great influence on Jazz fathers like Jelly Roll Morton and Louis Armstrong.
 

Students will join the artists in creating musical phrases with their hands and feet, as they learn how to improvise through "body percussion" and sing along with some of the popular songs that inspired dancers of the past.
 

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.
 

Artist: Curtis
This unique musical program offers the drama and splendor of revered ancient culture as it traces the origin of African Drumming.
 

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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