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Founded in 1984, POETRY ALIVE!® fields two-person teams who travel to school districts worldwide. Their high-energy presentations have taken Poetry Alive!® to a total audience of more than 10 million, in all 50 states as well as the District of Columbia, Argentina, the Bahamas, Brazil, Canada, China, Ethiopia, Guam, Japan, Peru, Puerto Rico, South Korea, Switzerland, Turkey, and Venezuela. Each year Poetry Alive! conducts approximately 2,000 performances, over 750 classroom follow-ups and 150 teacher workshops.  ARTS-CURRICULUM INTEGRATION: (DANCE) (STORYTELLING/WRITING) (SCIENCE) (LANGUAGE ARTS)

Performance Poetry Alive!® Assemblies

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

Poetry Alive!’s high-energy assembly shows are presented by a team of two professional performers. A typical show includes 20-25 poems tailored to fit the ages and interests of the audience. The poems are memorized and performed theatrically. 45 minutes.

Special Requirements: Two chairs, two mics, water.

Maximum Participants:
400

Duration:
45 minutes

Single Performance Fee- $675.00
Two Performances Fee- $775.00

Residency Poetry Alive!® In School Residency

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

Like our performances, our residencies are designed to help each school achieve the goals of its curriculum. Poetry Alive!® develops each residency to fit the educational philosophy of the school. We consult with teachers and administrators before visiting. Each session is 45 minutes.

Max Participants 35

Duration: Residencies are normally for five days, with a two day minimum.

Special Requirements: Two chairs, two mics, podium and water.

Fee: Poetry Alive! Residency:Assembly Pricing

  • $1,327.00 (2 classes max, 2-day residency with same 2 classes each day) 
  • $1,500.00 (3 classes max, 2-day residency with same 3 classes each day)
  • $2,624.00 (4 classes max, 2-day residency with same 4 classes each day)

*Residencies must be scheduled with an assembly on the first day required.

 

Workshop Poetry Alive!® Classroom Follow-up

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

Poetry Alive!® performers are available to visit individual classrooms to work directly with smaller groups. Using the assembly show as a role-model, Poetry Alive!® will demonstrate how the students can use performance techniques to experience poetry more fully.

Duration: 45 minutes

Max Participants: 35

Fee: Poetry Alive! Workshop:Assembly Pricing

  • $1,000.00 – 1 show/two class workshops 
  • $1,164.00 – 1 show/three class workshops
  • $1,327.00 – 1 show/four class workshops

*Workshop(s) must be scheduled with an assembly (required).