JOE APPLETON

Joe Appleton - TheatreJoe Appleton has been an actor and singer in the Durham area since 1981, performing with the North Carolina Theatre, Triangle Opera, and Manbites Dog, among others. He was a co-founder of Manbites Dog Theater, and a company member of Little Big  Children’s Theater. From 1989-1994 he was a CAPS artist, until he returned to teaching Kindergarten in Durham Public Schools.  BOOK JOE APPLETON

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

Residency
Creative Dramatics

Developing comprehension and expressive skills can be fun! Creative dramatics and theatre games are used in this residency to develop children’s problem solving skills, comprehension of stories, and expressiveness for acting out stories, which translates directly to expressiveness for reading. The artist uses age-appropriate stories that require minimal props for maximum fun and learning. Students confirm their understanding of text in a hands-on, entertaining format.
Special Requirements (Space, Tech, Volunteer):
Classrooms with space cleared for playing theatre games and acting
out stories.
Residency Duration and Maximum Classes Per Day: Fee includes days, 5 classes per day
Residency Fee: 1,562.50 *Residency fee and length is negotiable.

 

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

Residency
Folk Tales Fables and Myths

Comparative literature for elementary students? You bet!! This residency uses traditional folktales from six continents to examine storytelling traditions, the origins of folktales and their progress across continents and through time. Students will engage in discussions and analysis of folktales, as well as, adapt traditional stories in follow through writing activities. This residency uses bright, colorful picture books to retell traditional stories, which will engage students of all elementary ages. It is very adaptable to different age levels, and can focus on a specific culture, continent, or groups of people, according to the curriculum needs of the teachers and learning target for the students.
Special Requirements (Space, Tech, Volunteer):
Classroom with space for group reading.
Residency Duration and Maximum Classes Per Day:
Fee includes 5 days, 5 classes per day
Residency Fee: $ 1,562.50