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Performer
Program
Category
Description
Fee
TheatreworksUSA, - Felix Pitre's MEXICAN LEGENDS & SONG Multicultural- Other,
Music,
Performing Arts- Storytelling
Historical characters Pancho Villa, Dona Marina, Cortes and Montezuma are brought to life with wit and charm by this versatile performer. Be prepared to sing along with La Cucaracha, Cu cu ru cu cu Paloma and others.
$501- $1000
TheatreworksUSA, - HENRY & MUDGE Literature- Other,
Performing Arts- Theater
Moving from the city to a new house in the country can be tough. Just ask Henry, who can't find a playmate in his new neighborhood! Luckily, he's got Mudge, a great big, 182-pound canine buddy, with whom he can share all kinds of adventures! When Henry's cousin Annie comes for a visit, Mudge is so charmed by her that he finally rolls over at her command! Henry thinks Mudge must love Annie more than him, because the dog only does the trick for her. Very upset, Henry runs away into the cold dark woods to find adventures on his own. Will the two friends be reunited? Find out in this Theatreworks musical, based on the best-selling series of books by Cynthia Rylant.
$1001- $3000
Smith, Joy Stories from the Americas History,
Multicultural- Native American,
Performing Arts- Storytelling
The Americas – both north and south and in between are rich with a variety of traditions and cultures. Together we will look at the stories from our part of the world ranging from Cajun tales to stories from the Amazon to Caribbean stories. Stories and Songs: Why Alligators Hate Dogs, Dog Tales, The Creation, Sputen Duyvil, Tory’s Conversion, Froggie Went A’Courtin’, Sally Ann Thunder Ann Whirlwind Crockett, The River That Gave Gifts, Sweet Betsey from Pike, Nora and the Akee, Day-O, Revolutionary Tea, The Dreaming Tree, Senor Coyote and the Dogs, Coyote Decorates the Night, Sarasponda, Headless Horseman, La Llorona, Horse and Toad, The Very Happy Donkey, Fe-Do-do, The Secret of the Animals, Pat Works on the Railroad, Chinese working on the Transcontinental Railroad, River Train, The Search for the Magic Lake
$351- $500
Martin, Rafe Rafe Martin, Author & Storyteller Literature- Authors,
Multicultural- Other,
Performing Arts- Storytelling
Rafe Martin's programs encompass the power of both writing and oral performance. They create lasting excitement about reading, writing and stories. Listeners become more aware of story patterns, and the contributions of divers cultures to modern society. Martin demonstrates the power of words to allow each of us to see what our own minds create. Each session includes a performance of one of Rafe's award-winning books and a Q&A.
$501- $1000
Simpson, Julia Breanetta Harlem On My Mind History,
Music,
Performing Arts- Theater
A one-woman musical journey through the dynamic time in history known as “The Harlem Renaissance”. Experience the poetry of Langston Hughes and the larger than life personalities of Bessie Smith, Ethel Waters and Josephine Baker while celebrating the music of “Duke” Ellington, Thomas “Fats” Waller, Harold Arlen Irving Berlin and others. This show is appropriate for ages 12 and up.
$501- $1000
Perri, Dana Storytelling Life Skills- Other,
Performing Arts- Storytelling,
Visual Arts- Crafts
Dana Perri's award-winning children's book series, Think...then Jump™ entertains children with the simple, rhyming stories, vibrant and bold illustrations while teaching them that taking time to think about their words and actions will lead to thoughtful choices. Dana will read from her books, The Grumpy Frog and The Careless Frog and engage the children in an active discussion about the books, discussing how this relates to their own experiences. Dana will also discuss the writing process, where you can find inspiration and lead the children through imagination exercises. Depending on the age of the group and proficiency level, she can lead them in a writing and drawing exercise or a simple craft that echos the Think...then Jump™ mantra of living life thoughtfully.
$101- $200
TheatreworksUSA, - Patrick Garner's LEWIS & CLARK: A CELEBRATION OF AMERICAN TEAMWORK History,
Performing Arts- Theater
A great American voyage of discovery comes to life in this thrilling new production. Explore the newly-acquired Louisiana Purchase with Captains Meriwether Lewis and William Clark, and their Native American guide, Sacagawea.
$501- $1000
Forsyth, Sondra Romeo & Juliet Performing Arts- Dance
Romeo & Juliet is a residency for high school students. Perfect for ninth graders who have studied the Shakespeare play but suitable for all grades 9-12, the ballet has original choreography and a story line by Sondra Forsyth based on the play. Teaching Artists conduct workshops with up to 100 young people. The residency culminates in an evening performance. See the sample schedule below. We can tailor it to suit your needs. We have a valid NYC DOE requirements contract and we are eligible for Suffolk County BOCES funding. Private schools and some public schools use PTA funds.
$3001+
Grudko, Marian Lucinda Snowdrop Music,
Performing Arts- Storytelling
Lucinda Snowdrop a musical tale for families and adults
 by composer and storyteller Marian Grudko Lucinda is only a toy bunny,
 yet it’s up to her to save Emmie’s grandma. Will Lucinda make the right choice? Will she do the right thing? Marian will perform this poignant story, accompanied 
by her enchanting music.
$201- $350
Oliveira, Nelson Read To Succeed - Reading Elementary School Assembly Programs Literature- Authors,
Performing Arts- Magic,
Performing Arts- Literary Artists
All of my reading programs are designed to capture and keep the attention of students in grades K-6th. My Read To Succeed program use a variety of performing arts such as: magic tricks, storytelling, age appropriate humor, audience interaction and music to captivate students as they learn. A funny, interactive program that encourages kids to spend more time reading books. It also covers the importance of taking care of library books in a very unique way. There are 8 different popular children books that are used and talked about all throughout my reading program. I focus and show the kids how important reading everyday is so very important and the library as well. I use story-telling in a very magical way and show your students how books have lots of gold on the inside as long as they check them out and read them! My goal with school programs is to get your students excited about the learning process and to help reinforce what is already being taught at school. For more information visit my website: http://dominothegreat.com/services-by-domino-the-great/school-performer
$501- $1000
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