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Young Audiences' innovative and engaging programming can be customized to meet your schools individual needs. Below you will find a selection of programs offered by Young Audiences' trained teaching artists. Please contact us for more information.

 

Artist: Dave James
This program is specifically designed for younger students to learn about the most basic concepts of music like melody, rhythm and singing. Participation is encouraged with percussion, clapping and call and response singing.
 

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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.
 

Artist: Dave James
This program focuses on the history of music in Louisiana, and the special cultural significance that music plays in our daily lives here. Students get hands-on experience being able to play along with percussion instruments.
 

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.
 

This musical production raises awareness about the R-word and how hurtful words and disrespect can affect people with intellectual disabilities.
 

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!
 

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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.
 

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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.
 
 
 



 
   
 
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