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In-School & After-School Programs
Blue Apple brings these educational theater programs to your site. Programs can be scheduled during or after school. To ensure personal attention, we limit class size to 30 during the school day and 14 after school.


STORYTIME • Grades PreK - 3
Join in this lively, interactive storytelling program. Children participate through imagination, sound and movement. Led by two teaching artists, this session encourages active listening, comprehension and language development - all skills vital to early literacy. Choose from seasonal stories,
multicultural folktales or classic fairy tales. A handout with simple storytelling techniques is provided.
40 minutes ($125) • 30 minutes ($100)

ANIMAL ADVENTURES • Grades K-1
Enter different animal habitats and make exciting discoveries using creative movement and role-play. Activities include drawing and writing to support literacy skills.
Residency: 5 one-hour sessions ($400)


PRE- & POST-SHOW WORKSHOPS • Grades K-5
Extend your theater experience beyond seeing a Blue Apple production. Hands-on workshops prepare students for the content and themes of the play as well as expectations for live theater. Follow-up activities are provided for teacher.
First 45-minute workshop ($95) • Each workshop thereafter ($80)

 

EXPLORING A STORY • Grades 1-5
Bring a story to life through drama. Students take on roles and create the story’s environment to learn about character, plot and setting. While exploring the story, group develops skills in literacy and decision-making. Opportunities for extensions in writing and drawing.
Residency: 5 one-hour sessions ($400)
Shorter and longer residencies available.

THEATER WORKSHOPS • Grades 2-12
Build your skills in using the tools of an actor - body, voice and imagination - through theater games, movement, music, observation exercises, improvisation and original scene development. Sessions are tailored to age of participants and focus on working as a group.
One-hour, One & a half-hour and two-hour workshops available.
(Rates begin at $95)
Residency: 8 sessions (Rates begin at $600)
Longer residencies also available.

PLAYBUILDING • Grades 4-12
Create an original performance piece to share with an audience. Collaborate to choose a topic, improvise, reflect on what you want to say as a group, and rehearse. Participants work as actors, playwrights, directors and reviewers during this process.
Residency: 20 hour minimum ($1400)
Consistent attendance required for this model.

WHAT DO YOU NEED FOR YOUR CLASS? • Grades PreK-12
Have us design a workshop or residency that helps you help your students learn. Our custom-designed, interactive workshops will promote learning in:
Drama (Building skills in: performance, voice, movement, character, monologues, etc.)
Other Subjects/Topics (Examples include using drama as a vehicle for exploring: early colonial America in social studies, poetry, writing dialogue, self-esteem and personal history.)
Workshop: One, two or three hours ($100/hr.)
Residency: Rates available based on project

PROGRAM NEEDS
All sessions require an enclosed, distraction-free space. Libraries, large classrooms or music rooms are ideal. At least one member of school or site staff must be present during any drama program. This person’s role during the workshop or residency is crucial to the success of the program.

Please Note: A travel fee of $25 applies to all programs if mileage is more then 20 miles roundtrip from downtown Louisville.


 


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