Creative Kids Drama (Pre K-Grade 5)

An innovative and dynamic literature based drama program.  A professional actor/teacher will lead the class in exploring and dramatizing specially selected children’s stories.  The students then create and act out their own original stories based on these books.  These stories come from all over the world and are carefully chosen for each age group.                                                                                                                                                                

 **Can also be offered as a Spanish Immersion class** 

Act It Out (Grades 5-8)

Students learn the basics of acting through dramatization of age-appropriate myths, legends, and international folk tales. Students create modern-day versions of these stories that they share with family and friends in an informal performance on the last day of class. Act it out! build self-esteem, acting skills, and literacy skills.                         

Cook With Books (Grades Pre K - 3)

A popular and flavorful literature-based arts program that makes books come alive, sizzle, and pop! This is not a cooking class but a chance for students to create a savory snack inspired by the plot, theme, setting or characters of a story.  Students also participate in a unique craft project and a dramatization of the book. An engaging, delightful and tasty after-school program

STEAM Story Explorers (Pre K - 2)

In this class, picture books inspire math and/or science activities. Through movement, manipulatives, and dramatization of a story, students embody concepts such as pattern recognition, shape identification, measurements, counting and more! The program is customizable and can be tailored to meet the specific needs of your students.

Singin' and Stories 18 months -Pre K

Combines music, creative movement, and story telling for your youngest actors. In each class children enjoy an interactive story performed by the teaching artist. They then explore the themes of the story through songs, simple instrument play, dance, and creative movement games. Singin’ and Stories can be offered as a preschool/nursery school class or as a parent-child class. 

Visiting Artist

Creativity First partners with teaching artists from other cities to bring their exciting and educational programming to our region. Contact us to hear about our visiting artist partnerships.