WILLA BRIGHAM

willaHATWelcome to the wonderful, wacky world of Inspirational Storyteller/Speaker, Writer, Performing Artist and Two Time Emmy Award Winner Willa Brigham. This Carolina Ha Ha Entertainer of the Year and Workshop Facilitator is an awesome one-woman adventure. Her contagious energy inspires challenges and moves audiences of all ages. She is a native of Tuskegee, AL and a graduate of Alabama State University in Montgomery, and Indiana University in Bloomington, IN. This national storyteller and speaker has shared presentations with audiences in Corporate America: Glaxo Smith Kline, Greater Urban League, Wythe, united Way, Boys and Girls Clubs, NC Greater Federation of Women, YMCA, and Partnership for Children all over the sate of NC. She hosted Smart Start Kids. Her songs and stories; capture in six CD’s are not only fun and entertaining they also contain educational components that are useful all the days of your life. CAPS Artist since 1994 http://www.willabrighammusic.com  BOOK WILLA BRIGHAM

GRADES: Pre-K K 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Performance
Proud To Be Drug Free
This presentation feature songs, stories and poems singing the praises of a drug free life. Stories will paint a very clear picture of the positive expectations to be gained by keeping their body clean and free of drugs. Songs will emphasize the importance of making choices that will lead to a quality of life that includes health, families and careers. Poems will plant a seed of wholesome living and great expectations in the future. Audience participation will include call and refrain, chants and sing-alongs.
Special Requirements (Space, Tech, Volunteer):
Auditorium or Media Center
Maximum Participants:
225
Duration (Length of Performance):
45 Minutes (3rd-5th grades)
Performance Fee:
Single Performance Fee- $750.00
Two Performances Fee- $1,100

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GRADES: Pre-K K 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Performance
Storytelling Fun!
Develop your students’ listening, understanding and character as they gather around Willa Brigham for stories, songs and poems that educate, entertain, motivate and inspire! Students will learn the basic needs of a good story; a strong opening, colorful adjectives for a detailed middle and descriptive characterization that leaves no doubt as it all comes to an explosive end!
Special Requirements (Space, Tech, Volunteer): Gym or classroom with room for movement
Maximum Participants:
225
Duration (Length of Performance):
45 Minutes (3rd-5th grades)
Performance Fee:
Single Performance Fee- $750.00
Two Performances Fee- $1,100
GRADES: Pre-K K 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Residency
Happy Healthy Habits
Learning good and useful habits can be fun and entertaining. In this essential residency, Willa Brigham teaches and happily reinforces the basic needs of fire and personal safety, good eating habits, dental care, and good manners. Each happy healthy habit will be introduced in an exciting sing-along story, poem or song with lots of student participation.
Special Requirements (Space, Tech, Volunteer): Clean, open space, easy access to electric outlet, space to hang visuals.
Maximum Participants:
300
Residency Duration: 4 sessions/contact hours with one class

Residency Fee:
$306.00 (includes 4 sessions with one class)
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GRADES: Pre-K K 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Workshop
Line Dancing
Dance! and Get Your Body Moving with Line Dancing! Dance education enables students to discover their on innate capacity for the communication of ideas, thoughts and feelings through the medium of dance. Dance contributes to a healthy life style, as well as, the development of individual and social skills. Students will explore, perform and create dances from various cultural and social genres to increase their knowledge and appreciation of dance. Learning movement routines with several steps, students will leap, stomp, twirl, turn, drag, slide, sailor shuffle, and grape vine..
Special Requirements (Space, Tech, Volunteer): Clean, open space, easy access to an electric outlet and a place to hang visuals.
Maximum Participants:
50
Workshop Duration and Maximum Classes Per Day:
1-5 hours
Workshop Fee: $150 per hour/workshop