Poetry & Storytelling Workshop

Explore the oral storytelling tradition through both traditional works, and pieces written by the artist. As an actor, Celes Tisdale makes poetry come alive for students while encouraging their own se

Mother Goose on the Loose

Nursery Rhymes all “rapped” up in an interactive dance, song, and reciting program. The workshop is an approach to enhance the pre-reading readiness skills of our children giving them the head start

Classical Ballet Workshop

Basic skills, history of dance and dance appreciation along with the value of discipline are all explored in this fun and educational workshop.

Dance Workshop

Self-esteem and awareness are increased through a series of fun and exciting dance movements to contemporary music. Movements which enhance body coordination, memorization skills and cooperation are a

Whole Note Band

The artist will bring a range of instruments, from trumpets and flutes, giving students the opportunity to practice basic notes and perform a piece together.

This is a multi-session residency requir

Legends, Lore, and Secrets of Western New York

Author and storyteller, Lorna Czarnota, recants and discusses this book of local stories. Learn about the many contributions Western New York has made to the world throughout its rich history.

Walking the Line: Becoming Ambassadors for Change

Emphasize the qualities of tolerance, diversity, and personal responsibility. Using stories and a series of creative activities, the artist leads students to discover their own ability to affect change.

Medieval Artifacts

In period costume, the artist shares stories, riddles, Celtic harp music, and a rich assortment of artifacts from the Middle Ages, giving students an effective sense of what life was like in that era.

Storytelling & Writing

Providing an overview of storytelling and dramatic presentation techniques, the artist encourages students to create their own stories, retell stories they have heard, or tell stories from their own lives.