Adventures in Reading

Adventures in Reading uses improvisational theatre techniques to show students how far they have come as readers and to show them the possibilities of what is still ahead. Literacy skills are not just being able to read. Literacy is also about reasoning and questioning skills. Reading builds fluency, comprehension and vocabulary, and students’ brains are… Read more »

BUILD: Bringing Learning to Life Through the Arts

In the BUILD (Becoming, Understanding, Innovation, Learning through inquiry, Design) program, students use creative problem solving and inquiry-based learning techniques to bring their learning to life through artistic media. This program can be geared towards any core subject area.

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.

Trust Yourself! – Improvisation Show

Have you ever been given an opportunity, but didn’t take it because you were unsure of yourself? Simply by experiencing and participating in the show, students will be introduced to improvisational theater.