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Spoof School!

Artist: Drew Anderson

Type: Residencies


Welcome to Spoof School, where we make learning fun by ‘making fun’ of our learning! Professional parodist and veteran educator Drew Anderson will teach you how to help your students take their learning into their own hands (and lives) through the gimmick of the mimic. From turning lesson objectives into hooks to converting unit content into whole songs, Spoof School will engage your students’ speaking, listening, paraphrasing, critical thinking and compare/contrast skills through a standards-based, fun approach. It’s Common Core, yet uncommon to the core!


Typically, residencies range from $2,000 to $3,000, but we can use your available budget and ‘work backward’ to create a cost-effective residency for your school. We may be able to assist you in securing grant and funding opportunities.

Residencies are tailored to your needs but usually include:

A kick-off assembly
A required orientation meeting and planning session
A set of workshops for classes of up to 25 students each
A student culminating or sharing event
An evaluation meeting
For a rough estimate, residency prices include:

Artist assembly (see artist’s page for pricing)
A set of workshops ($100 each)
A required orientation meeting and planning session ($100 each)
An evaluation meeting ($100)
Mileage and supply costs depend on artist location and the residency chosen.


Audience Limit: NA

Program Length: 5 days/workshops per classroom

Appropriate for Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st Grade, 2nd Grade, 3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade, 9th Grade, 10th Grade, 11th Grade, 12th Grade, All Grades


Assembly Price: $360

Assembly Back-to-Back Price: $485

Workshop Cost per Day: $100 per session

Workshop Materials Fee: NA

Travel Fee: Mileage fee may apply.

Technical Requirements



Anti-Bullying Month
Black History Month
Diversity Awareness Month
I-Love-To-Read Month
Music in our Schools Month
National Arts and Humanities Month
National Arts in Education Week
National Poetry Month
National Youth Violence Prevention Week
Universal Human Rights Month

Curriculum Connections

21st Century Skills
American History
Character Education
Common Core-aligned
Creative Writing
Environmental Science
Language Arts
Physical Science
World History