Artist: Debra Mims
Type: Assemblies / Performances
In this storytelling assembly, actress Debra Mims transforms into Grandmother Sally Kathryn Mims, who is searching through an old trunk in her attic. Each item she pulls out sparks a memory of days past and of courageous Black women and their struggles to be free, to vote, and to get an education. Using monologues, poetry, and songs, Debra leads the audience in this highly interactive walk through an important part of America’s history.
Audience Limit: 250
Program Length: 45 minutes
Appropriate for Grades: 3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade, 9th Grade, 10th Grade, 11th Grade, 12th Grade
Assembly Price: $385
Assembly Back-to-Back Price: $525
Workshop Cost per Day: NA
Workshop Materials Fee: NA
Travel Fee: Mileage fee may apply.
She was very enthusiastic and got the children involved in her storytelling.
Krista, Harford Hills Elementary
Debra is such a powerful storyteller. Her beautiful voice and her interaction with the audience was superb! One of the parents attending the show said they would enjoy listening to her read from the phone book. Debra Mims is so expressive. You can tell she loves storytelling and children!
Worcester Preparatory School