School Day Residencies

Artful IMPACT! connects professional teaching artists with area schools, students, educators and parents to provide creative arts experiences that enrich the academic environment. This programming allows participants to immerse themselves in an arts experience while supporting academic curriculum.

 

SCHOOL DAY RESIDENCIES

The cross-curricular integration fulfills state learning standards while enhancing curriculum, critical thinking, collaboration, communication and creativity. Artful IMPACT! creates an eye-opening experience full of excitement and interaction! These classroom experiences are designed to be offered in four sessions but can be tailored to fit your needs! To find out more information about these programs and possibilities contact Artistic Director Heather Hutchison at (630)717-6622 or email her at hhutchison@artfulimpact.org.
$850: four 2-hour sessions

DANCE THE STORY!
Students explore books and the characters within them through movement, promoting comfort, engagement and reading comprehension by bringing the story to life.
Grades K-3

DANCE YOUR WAY ACROSS THE GLOBE!
Learning about other cultures through dance is an energizing, interesting way to foster acceptance and understanding while opening eyes to others around us and in other parts of the world. Spanish Flamenco, Turkish, Israeli Folk Dance, Bollywood.
Grades 5-8

PAGE TO STAGE!
Bringing children’s stories to life through music, dance, and acting culminating in a performance. Youngsters develop language and literature skills and self-expression while employing multiple arts disciplines in a creative and enjoyable environment.
Grades 4-5

OPERA ROCKS!
Students will learn to appreciate the world of opera. Concentrating on one opera, students will explore the stories, music, characters, and act out scenes in costume. A surprise guest performance will also be included. The program widens young people’s experience of this rich yet often neglected art form.
Grades 6-9

SHAKING UP SHAKESPEARE!
Language, costumes, relationships, comedy, tragedy and history all come to life by immersing students in the world and works of William Shakespeare.
Grades 5-9

 

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