Jody Cassell, M.F.A., M.S. is a Teaching and Performing Artist in Dance, author of the children’s book Where’s Leon?, visual artist, filmmaker and comedienne. 2010-2011 Durham Arts Council Ella Fountain Pratt Emerging Artist, Former Master Artist with Wolf Trap Institute for Early Learning Through the Arts. Jody specializes in working with the very young, and those with special needs. “The more movement possibilities we have the more life possibilities we have.” REQUEST JODY CASSELL


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

Performance
Dancing Stories! Stories Come Alive!

The space vibrates with life as students actively perform rhythms, self-generated sounds, and creative movements. Designed to enhance sequencing, vocabulary, rhyming, critical thinking, fluency skills. Soundscape artist, Jude Casseday.

Max Participants: 26 students max for workshop; 300 students max per performance

Duration: 45-50 minutes. *Performance/Residency/Workshop, 4 Classes maximum per day.”

Special Requirements: Clean, open space, easy access to electric outlet, someone to help “seat” students, stage or elevated space preferred

Fee: Program fee varies. Performance must be scheduled with workshop(s) or a residency for full arts-curriculum integration. 
*Please contact the CAPS office at (919) 560-2718 to discuss your schools needs and pricing

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

Performance
Learning Stars!

Students interactively perform movement, rhythms and song which enhance cognitive processing, creative thinking, problem-solving, and listening skills. Additionally, they create the movements patterns for healthy lifestyle choices. Soundscape accompaniment by Jude Casseday.

Max Participants: 26 per classroom workshop, 300 per performance

Duration: 45-50 minutes. *Performance/Residency/Workshop, 4 Classes maximum per day.”

Special Requirements:
Clean, open space, easy access to electric outlet, someone to help “seat” students, stage or elevated space preferred

Fee: Program fee varies. Performance must be scheduled with workshop(s) or a residency for full arts-curriculum integration. 
*Please contact the CAPS office at (919) 560-2718 to discuss your schools needs and pricing



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

Residency
Read! Dance! Write!

Jump and spin into physical and cognitive understanding of reading and writing. Learn dance motif symbols, create and perform movement phrases which students translate into English sentences and paragraphs. Full Body learning! Residency/Workshop. 45-50 min. Four classes maximum per day

Max Participants: 26 per classroom workshop

Duration: 40-50 minutes

Special Requirements: Clean, open space, easy access to electric outlet, place to hang visuals

Fee: Program fee varies. 
*Please contact the CAPS office at (919) 560-2718 to discuss your schools needs and pricing