Artist: Carolyn Koerber
Students recreate folktales from other cultures, using simply made puppets and scenery to visually tell a story with a beginning, middle, and end. Stresses risk-taking, empathy and communication skills.
Typically, residencies range from $2,000 to $3,000, but we can use your available budget and ‘work backwards’ to create a cost-effective residency for your school. We may be able to assist you in securing grant and funding opportunities.
Sample Common Core connections
RL.3.2 Recount stories, including fables, folktales, and myths from diverse cultures: determine the central message, lesson, or moral and explain how it is conveyed through key details in the text
SL.5.1 Engage effectively in a range of collaborative discussions, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly
Residencies are tailored to your needs but usually include:
For a rough estimate, residency prices include:
Audience Limit: 25 students per classroom.
Program Length: 5 (minimum) to 8 (ideal) sessions per classroom
Appropriate for Grades: 2nd Grade, 3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade
Assembly Price: $440
Assembly Back-to-Back Price: $600
Workshop Cost per Day: $100 per session.
Workshop Materials Fee: Supply costs may apply.
Travel Fee: Mileage fee may apply.
What impressed us the most was Carolyn’s ability to bring out the creativity in our students.
Brian, Teacher, Harford Day School
Inspired the students to problem-solve and use creativity.
Caitlin, Teacher, Westbrook Elementary
She had a strong voice and a good understanding of the audience needs…kept the children's attention!
Alice, Teacher, Church Hill Elementary