willaHATWelcome to the l adventures of Storyteller, Fiber Artist and TWO TIME Emmy Award Winner of Smart Start Kids, Willa Brigham. This Entertainer of the Year taught classes and told stories on Cruise Ships and at the National Association of Black Storytellers Conference and Festivals. She has presented workshops for Education of Young Children Conferences and Partnership for Children. Brigham has 6 CD’s and a book, The Pizza Tree.www.willabrighamstoryteller.com CAPS Artist since 1994. REQUEST WILLA BRIGHAM


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

Performance
Storytelling Fun!

Develop students listening, understanding and character development gathered around Willa Brigham. Students will learn the needs of a good story; a strong opening, colorful adjectives, details and descriptive characterization as the story comes to an explosive end.

Max Participants: 325

Duration: 45 minutes, then q & a.

Special Requirements: Area with good acoustics, microphone and stage

Single Performance Fee- $500.00
Two Performances Fee- $900.00

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.

Max Participants: 25 students per class/ min of two classes per day

Duration: 30-45 minute sessions per day/class. 3 days needed for residency (minimum).

Special Requirements:
classroom

Fee: $62.50 per class/hr.



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

Residency
Four Patch Story

Students write a story/ poem with a NC theme and tell that story in 4 squares that creates a art quilt. This craft will use hands on sewing skills, process of thinking and planning to complete the project.

Max Participants: 25

Duration: 3 days needed for residency (minimum).

Special Requirements: clean, bright class room easy access to an electric outlet

Fee: Fee varies.
Please contact the CAPS office at (919) 560-2718 to inquire.