Workshops & Residencies

Entertainment Meets Education

​Our WorkShops bring a professional Teaching Artist into your classroom to teach a range of lessons and life skills. We aim to expand your students’ appreciation for music, drama and theater through lessons that are aligned with your curriculum.  

To book a WorkShop call 513.569.8080 x20 or 877.233.8282 x20.

Click Here to Download a 18-19 WorkShop brochure.

Summer Day

Grades: K-5

45-minute Interactive WorkShop

Where did all the bees go? There is a shortage of honey and Queen Bee needs to find all her workers.  Journey with us through the summer months and discover the reason why all the bees are disappearing. Meet Andy the Ant, Ida the Spider and Hooty the Owl along the way to Aunt Jenny’s Organic Farm.

Thematic Connections:
Art, Arts Integration, Critical Thinking, Exploring Differences in Others, Geography, Music, Nature, Science, STEAM Education (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Math)

Grades:
K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Once Upon a Time

Grades: 2-6

45-minute Interactive WorkShop

This fun and interactive WorkShop will bring new life to classic fairy tales. Students will gain a historical context, be introduced to primary thematic elements, and have the opportunity to bring some of their favorite fairy tales to life.

Thematic Connections:
Arts Integration, History, Imagination, Literature, Reading, Writing

Grades:
2, 3, 4, 5, 6

My Plate

Grades: preK-4

45-minute Interactive WorkShop

Learn healthy habits with Chef Bon Appetite as he teaches rambunctious Chip the importance of eating right, and humdrum Tofutti the value of creative exercise. In this interactive WorkShop, theater meets nutrition as we encourage students to think "outside the box" and eat "inside the pyramid!"

Presented by Mercy Health Foundation.

Thematic Connections:
Cooperative Learning, Math, Motor Skills, Music, Nutrition, Science

Grades:
preK, K, 1, 2, 3, 4

Recycling Day

Grades: K-5

45-minute Interactive WorkShop

​Recycling is one way to have a positive impact on the world in which we live. It’s important to both the natural environment and us. Follow the journey of a simple grocery bag as it ends up hundreds of thousands of miles away from home in this hilarious workshop about conservation. We must act fast as the amount of waste we create is increasing all the time!

Thematic Connections:
Arts Integration, Creative Thinking, Critical Thinking, Cross-Curricular, Current Events, Ecology, Geography, Imagination, Music, Nature, Possibilities, Responsibility, Science, STEAM Education (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Math)

Grades:
K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5

I AM STRONG

Grades: preK-4

45-minute Interactive WorkShop

Using creative dramatic role play, participants will explore strategies that can resolve and even prevent bullying situations.  A TCT Teaching Artist will facilitate using improvisational games and activities that involve aggressive, passive, and assertive behavior and when it's appropriate to use each in any given situation.

Thematic Connections:
Cooperative Learning, Critical Thinking, Cross-Curricular, Fairness, Growth and Change, Kindness, Responsibility, Social Skills, Strength of Character

Grades:
preK, K, 1, 2, 3, 4

Snow Day

Grades: preK-2

45-minute Interactive WorkShop

Join us on a journey through a magical winter forest as we discover enchanting creatures, exciting new lands and a pair of identical snowflakes. Using puppetry and imagination this interactive fun adventure will be one to remember!

Thematic Connections:
Bloom's Taxonomy, Critical Thinking, Diversity, Exploring Differences in Others, Geography, Growth and Change, Imagination, Kindness, Music, Nature, Public Speaking, Science, Self-Esteem, Social Skills

Grades:
preK, K, 1, 2

Fall Day

Grades: preK-2

45-minute Interactive WorkShop

Appreciate the joy, colors, and beauty of autumn in this companion piece to “Snow Day,” “Spring Day,” and "Summer Day." Join a cast of friendly animals as they get ready for the approaching winter! Along the way, your students will experience changes in nature and the cycles of human emotions, and learn how important it is to “be prepared.”

Thematic Connections:
Arts Integration, Cooperative Learning, Critical Thinking, Exploring Differences in Others, Geography, Imagination, Kindness, Motor Skills, Nature, Science, Social Skills, Weather

Grades:
preK, K, 1, 2

Spring Day

Grades: preK-2

45-minute Interactive WorkShop

Spring has arrived, and with the season comes amazing changes and new discoveries! Take a trip through an enchanted meadow with our Caterpillar friend Persephone, as she explores the transformations around and within her.

Thematic Connections:
Arts Integration, Bloom's Taxonomy, Cooperative Learning, Critical Thinking, Exploring Differences Within, Growth and Change, Imagination, Kindness, Music, Nature, Possibilities, Science, Self-Esteem, Weather

Grades:
preK, K, 1, 2


WorkShop Residencies bring professional Teaching Artists into your classroom to use the performing arts as a medium to expand your students’ learning capacity, along with improving social and behavioral skills. The following residencies can be customized to your curriculum needs and tailored to fit the necessary time table for your program.  

To book a WorkShop Residency call 513.569.8080 x20 or 877.233.8282 x20.

From The Page to the Stage: Pre-K Play (Residency)

Grades: preK-2

6-8 or 9-12 weeks
Have one of our highly creative Teaching Artists come to your class to facilitate a mini-play based on one of three classic fairy tales: The Little Red Hen, Goldilocks and The Three Bears, or Mary and Her Little Lambs. By giving students an active role in developing the play, this Residency is specifically designed to encourage confidence in reading, writing and sharing ideas with others.

Thematic Connections:
Art, Fairy Tales, Imagination, Music, Performance, Public Speaking, Reading, Responsibility, Self-Esteem, Writing

Grades:
preK, K, 1, 2

A Class Act (Residency)

Grades: K-12

6-8 or 9-12 weeks
Using dramatic play as a tool to assist in the development of self-esteem, this Residency centers on theater games and word play, building concentration, physicality, vocal projection, articulation, poise, coordination and multi-tasking. A cumulative final performance is optional and will demonstrate dramatic skills learned from the program.

Thematic Connections:
Arts Integration, Critical Thinking, Cross-Curricular, Dedication, Exploring Differences Within, Growth and Change, Imagination, Kindness, Self-Esteem, Social Skills, Strength of Character

Grades:
K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12

From the Page to the Stage: Center Stage (Residency)

Grades: 3-12

6-8 weeks or 9-12 weeks
There's no better way to absorb fully the books you read in class than to take words from the page to the stage! In this multi-visit Residency, our Teaching Artist will help facilitate deeper understanding of state required reading by bringing characters to life as your class writes, directs, and acts out stories they will NEVER forget.

Thematic Connections:
Arts Integration, Cooperative Learning, Dedication, Exploring Differences Within, Growth and Change, Imagination, Kindness, Literature, Reading, Strength of Character, Writing

Grades:
3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12