What’s Your Story: A Monologue Journey

Everyone has a story, and everyone’s story should be told. In this program the teaching artist will get to know the students through various activities like peer interviews, creating life timelines and sharing of biographies. Using all of the information gathered the student will then create a monologue of one story in their lives. That… Read more »

Mark Making

Mark Making is a hands-on experience for students to explore unique surfaces, light and darkness, and the marks we give and receive. Students work independently in focused increments of time and in different values of graphite. They then converge to discuss the importance of their individual marks.

Story Cloths: Quilt Designs That Tell Stories

Phyllis Thompson works with fiber textiles, printmaking, photography and collage processes. Her workshops explore techniques of printmaking, collage and fabric construction with the history of African American quilting, and supports students creating meaningful personal images.

I Believe In Me- The Self-Esteem Show

Combining inspiring personal anecdotes with familiar, upbeat songs, Kevin McCarthy, long-time Young Audiences of Western New York teaching artist and audience favorite, demonstrates easy-to-understand

I’m Healthy – The Wellness Show

How do you make learning about wellness cool, fun, and easy to understand? Students will leave ready to take charge of their personal well-being using the artist’s energizing, enjoyable suggestions.

I’m Respectful!- The RESPECT Show!

This program was developed by Kevin specifically for a WNY school using respect as their main theme for the year and the show was a big success! Kevin shows students why it is important to be respectful and outlines the key ways of giving and showing respect.

Friends Forever Show!

Building solid friendships is one of the most important keys to a happy and successful life. This program teaches students how to make friends, be a good friend, and how to develop lasting friendships.