Remembering the Joy: The Power of an Arts-Integrated Classroom

Description Unlock the transformative and contagious power of joy in this workshop led by Wolf Trap teaching artists Mary Fields, Laura Schandelmeier, and Caroline Ferrante. Dance, song, and theatre take center stage as tools to cultivate profound social-emotional connections and…

Mary Fields

Give Me a Beat! Using Steady Beat to Explore Syllables

Description Mary Fields will shine a light on the dynamic techniques of rhythmic rhyming and syllable counting, offering a multifaceted approach to enhancing learners’ phonological awareness and language development. Through interactive examples and practical demonstrations, attendees will gain a deeper…

ABC’s of Rap

Description Dive into an exhilarating workshop with Baba Bomani that seamlessly blends the core elements of Hip-Hop performance with essential literacy concepts. From mastering vowel recognition and syllable structure to crafting rhythmic verses over vibrant beats, participants will be fully…

Vesper Osborne

Bye Bye Blues

Description Bye Bye Blues is a unique and engaging program that takes the principles of SEL and weaves them into a creative musical experience. Led by the talented musician Vesper Osborne, participants are taken on a captivating journey through the…

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From Potlatch to Potluck: Creating Community in the Classroom

Description Immerse yourself in music and theater techniques that establish inclusive environments for cultural understanding and foster social-emotional growth, with a focus on First Nations perspectives. Caroline Ferrante will guide educators to discover the art of crafting a steady beat…

Alden Phelps

Singin’ Sunshine

Description Experience “Singin’ Sunshine” with Mr. Alden, an interactive and educational session where we embark on a journey of discovery by planting an imaginary seed. Through the magic of music, vibrant visuals, and active participation, children will delve into the…

Silly Songs with the Barnyard Bard

Description In the assembly “Silly Songs with the Barnyard Bard,” Mr. Alden uses various animal-themed songs like ‘Everybody’s Wakin’ Up,’ along with vibrant visuals and animated narratives, providing students with an enjoyable way to develop an understanding and appreciation for…

Let’s Move Together Like Animals

Description Embark on an exciting interactive music and movement journey with Ms. Spice which is tailor-made for young children and their adults. Delve into the fascinating world of animals as we explore their wonders through song and play. Participants will…

Lisa Mathews: Baby Artsplay!™ Childcare Provider

Baby Artsplay!™ Childcare Provider residency programs are a series of fun, interactive workshops led by a teaching artist that use research-based performing arts experiences to support the cognitive, physical, and social development of infants and toddlers, ages 0-4. During the…

Deborah “Spice” Kleinmann: Baby Artsplay!™ Childcare Provider

Baby Artsplay!™ Childcare Provider residency programs are a series of fun, interactive workshops led by a teaching artist that use research-based performing arts experiences to support the cognitive, physical, and social development of infants and toddlers, ages 0-4. During the…

Alden Phelps: Baby Artsplay!™ Childcare Provider

Baby Artsplay!™ Childcare Provider residency programs are a series of fun, interactive workshops led by a teaching artist that use research-based performing arts experiences to support the cognitive, physical, and social development of infants and toddlers, ages 0-4. During the…

Lisa Mathews: Baby Artsplay!™ Caregiver Residency

Baby Artsplay!™ Caregiver residency programs are a series of fun, interactive workshops led by a teaching artist that use research-based performing arts experiences to support the cognitive, physical, and social development of infants and toddlers, ages 0-4. During the residency,…