PAUL & WINIFRED GARRETT/ BUCKET & SWEET

Paul & Winifred Garrett - Literary ArtsProfessional actor, Paul Garrett, began his career performing for “Theater Works USA”, and is a member of the Burning Coal Theater Company. Mr. Garrett has performed as an historical Actor/Interpreter for Colonial Williamsburg’s, “Revolutionary City”. Mr. Garrett’s career includes performing the roles of Hoke for Triad Stage’s “Driving Miss Daisy, and the Street Preacher on the TV series “Revolution.” Winifred Garrett is the Founder, ArtisticDirector, and Harp Instructor for “The Harp Studio”. Principal Harpist for the Fayetteville Symphony, Ms. Garrett heads the pilot harp program for Durham Public School, which is based at WG Pearson GT Magnet Elementary School. Paul and Winifred Garrett have been CAPS Artists since 2011.  BOOK BUCKET & SWEET

 

 

GRADES: Pre-K K 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12

Performance
Bucket & Sweet, Teller of Tales

Students will learn the stories of African American artisans from early America to today. Students will learn about the folk instruments and songs of African Americans. Students will learn how to embellish original poems with rhythm and sound. Program summary: Bucket and Sweet, will introduce students to Dave, the potter, a man who was an artist, poet and slave. Folk instruments, harps, original song, and poetry will be used to tell his story.
Special Requirements (Space, Tech, Volunteer):
Sound system, Classroom media center or auditorium, 1 volunteer and 1 technical assistant
Maximum Participants:
250
Duration (Length of Performance):
45 minutes
Performance Fee:
Single Performance Fee- $750.00
Two Performances Fee- $1,000

 

GRADES: Pre-K K 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Performance
Free to Be! (What Ever You Want to Be)

During Free to Be!! students will learn about the Underground Railroad, abolitionists, and discuss the Emancipation Proclamation with American slave, Dave. Dave is a potter and central character in this theatrical performance by Bucket and Sweet. Free to Be!! tells the story of America’s journey from a country built on slavery to one that is now free.
Special Requirements (Space, Tech, Volunteer):
Auditorium/Gym. Access to Sound System
Maximum Participants:
250
Duration (Length of Performance):
45 minutes
Performance Fee:
Single Performance Fee- $750.00
Two Performances Fee- $1,000

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GRADES: Pre-K K 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Workshop
Play Me a Washboard

Bucket and Sweet will give a demonstration and history of various folk instruments. Students will compose and read their own original poems or short stories and participate in using folk instruments, harps, and percussion instruments to enhance their stories. Two works will be chosen and presented in performance.
Special Requirements (Space, Tech, Volunteer):
Classroom space or media center
Maximum Participants:
30
Workshop Duration
1 hour, up to 3 classes per day
Workshop Fee:
$250 (Single Artist)
$375 (Two Artists)