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Willa Brigham

Willa is the two-time Emmy Award Winning Host of the Television Show, Smart Start Kids. She is an Inspirational Speaker, Storyteller, Writer and Performing Artist.  Willa has presented workshops for Educators of Young Children Conferences and Partnership for Children. This Entertainer of the Year has delighted audiences across the US. Willa has 6 delightful CDs to her credit and two books. She is also a multidimensional Fiber Artist. Willa’s contagious energy; inspires, challenges and motivates.  She has a passion for entertaining and bringing laughter to audiences of all ages. CAPS Artist since 1994. ARTS-CURRICULUM INTEGRATION: (STORYTELLING) (CHARACTER EDUCATION) (VISUAL ARTS) (LANGUAGE ARTS)


Performance Storytelling Fun!

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

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

Residency Happy Healthy Habits

GRADES: Pre-K, K, 1, & 2 

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:

Fee: Happy Habits Residency Pricing

Residency Four Patch Story

GRADES: 6, 7, & 8

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: Four Patch Residency Pricing