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LGBTQ+ Through the Arts

Learning About LGTBQ+ & Gender Identity through the Arts is an inclusive arts exploration of topics within LGBTQ+ issues such as terminology, gender identity, intersectionality, discrimination, and queer liberation movements. The workshops will utilize experiential and discussion-based learning methods, such as Theatre of the Oppressed, storytelling, creative writing, and devised theatre techniques, to dismantle myths, […]

The Traveler

A love letter to modern day immigrants who travel thousands of miles in search of a new home and community, The Traveler is a story of one man who must say goodbye to the life he knows. On his trek, he must face obstacles, build a community, and find himself before he can discover where […]

Patchworks: Life and Legends of the Coal Towns

Tin lunch pails, coal carts, mule trains, breaker boys, wash day, heavy boots, playgrounds in the shadow of the coal breaker, life underground and coal dust everywhere… America’s Industrial Revolution was fueled by coal.  Today, the coal mining patch towns stand in tribute to the men and women, boys, and girls whose strong backs and […]

Sweet Potato Pie and Such

Queen Nur, international storyteller and Dwight James, renown jazz drummer present a flavorful seasoning of interactive tales from the African and African American Oral Tradition that will ground you in tradition, butter you up with joy and delightfully sweeten your mind. Designed for audiences to participate, celebrate and "Jubilate." Values are indelibly remembered through lively […]

Transforming Learning Through Chinese Theatre

Though the use of Chinese Theatre, this professional learning supports teachers to discover the benefits and possibilities for using puppetry as a creative teaching and learning strategy. Teachers will gain an understanding of how and when puppetry can be used to 1) support a positive classroom culture, 2) introduce curriculum topics, 3) enhance creativity, and […]

Write Now!

This high energy, participatory program explores the often forgotten element of creative writing: spontaneity! Freestyle Repertory Theatre encourages audience volunteers get involved in the whimsy and fun of creating characters and settings off the tops of their heads. They see how plot unfolds through changes and what happens next. Three dynamic artists teach about physical […]

The Little Circus

The Little Circus bring the WOW factor, with Cirque-Du-Soleil style aerials! This interactive and captivating show features juggling, vaudeville acts, tightwire, death-defying aerial acts, and lots of audience participation as it highlights the value of teamwork, practice, and a positive attitude. Character development themes can be included, including the the value of persistence, teamwork and […]