301 NE 3rd St., Renville (Con. Dist. 7)
Collaborating Teacher: Tammy Isfeld
Teaching Artist: Nikki Bettcher-Erickson
Art form: Theater
Students will create three mini plays based on classic fairy tales. In between the mini plays will be “friendly friendship tips” based on their own experiences, in commercial format. They will also have the opportunity to create scenic designs and incorporate music into the performance.
“Students worked on various theater activities, warm-ups, auditions, casting, addressed acting skills needed to put together a performance. As they performed for an audience it was clear their confidence had grown.” – Nikki Bettcher-Erickson, Artist.
“Students became more trusting of each other and there seemed to be more smiles as the week went on.” – Tammy Isfeld, Teacher.
This program has been made possible in part by the Department of VSA and Accessibility at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, the Minnesota State Arts Board, the Minnesota Department of Education and support funds from residency sites.