PROGRAMS

PROGRAMS

Everyone Has a Story: From Idea to Book

Artist: Norah Dooley
Type: Performance
Art Form: Storytelling
Grade Level: 1 - 8
Scheduling Request

Drawing on her life as a writer, her passion for storytelling and her defining sense of humor, Norah leads students through the process of how, with imagination and craft, life becomes a story and a story becomes a book. This highly interactive presentation includes stories both true and fantastic, story mapping exercises and games. It can be adjusted based on grade level.

 Note: Available live online through your remote learning platform.

Length: 45-60 Minutes
Audience Limit: 300
Curriculum Connection: Storytelling, Writing Process, Folk Tales, English Language Arts

Remote Single: $440

Single Show: $550
Back-To-Back: $935
Three-In-A-Row: $1,320
Four-In-A-Row: $1,705
Travel Fee: based upon  National Standard Mileage Rate (Business)

Note: pricing may vary for weekend/out-of-school time

Processing Fee of $30 added to all contracts

Remote: School sets up link for remote meeting and makes the artist a co-host. Screen share must be enabled, however please turn off ‘annotation’ feature. Artist may need to sign on 20-30 minutes prior to the meeting to check sound levels. A representative from the school must be on the call to spotlight artist video, facilitate Q+A and mute students as needed. Please introduce the performer as a Young Audiences of Massachusetts artist.

In-person:
Provisions:

  • 1 reserved parking space
  • Artist brings water bottle and appreciates the ability to refill same.
  • Multimedia projector on AV cart
  • Screen or white surface to project on
  • Extension cord
  • Electrical outlet
  • Small table for books
  • Microphone on stand or clip mic
  • Amplification and sound system required for groups of more than 50 students

 

Performance Space: Must have the ability to darken room
Arrival time before first performance: 20 minutes
Strike time: 20 minutes
Time needed between performances: 10 minutes

Teachers are asked to model appropriate audience behavior for students.

Please introduce the performer as a Young Audiences of Massachusetts artist.

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