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Music in Musical Theatre, and how it helps tell the story – Joe Paszkowski

Age Group: High-school and up Materials: writing materials, basic music understanding This is a relatively advanced presentation on two aspects of music for musical theater: establishing the world of the story, and transitions between scenes. Examples from popular musical theater are used to demonstrate concepts. One can perform the assignments without actually composing music, as …

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Sonic Biography – Nathan Hall

Age Group: Middle-school and up Materials: For this tutorial you will want to have a computer with some sort of audio recording and editing software. There are some free versions of software available, but this demonstration uses GarageBand on a mac. Without getting too specific in features and advanced digital recording techniques, this tutorial demonstrates …

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Storytelling with Music – Devon Johnson

Age Group: Elementary school Materials: Space to move and at least one other participant or adult facilitator Connecting music to emotion, and then to a story, is the subject of this video. Starting with the basic elements of music and working towards how it affects emotion and how emotions are expressed, participants will be guided …

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Meaningful Materials – Emily Grace King

Age Group: High school and up Materials: various used fabric you might have, glue or sewing materials, a way to take pictures, outdoor plant materials, flexible modeling paste, paints This video explores how to use materials with different personal, family, or social significance to add a new depth to storytelling through visual arts practice. The …

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Mind’s Vision Tactile Art: Mandala Storytelling – Rishika Kartik

Age Group: Middle-school and up, for both visually impaired and sighted participants Materials: modeling clay, preferably several colors Coming from an emphasis on tactile art projects for the visually impaired, this tutorial works well for a range of students and abilities. A discussion of mandalas in art is followed by a practical exercise in making …

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Impossible Balance – Eric Dallimore

Age Group: High school and up Materials: Paper (thicker is better, but simple printer paper will suffice), Tape (regular scotch tape works well!), Cardboard (a cereal box or any other rigid surface will work), Alternative/Additional supplies (not necessary for the class, but could be great materials to work with… you never know!): string, push pins, …

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Storytelling Through Experimental Film – Eileen Roscina

Age Group: Middle-school and up Materials: This workshop assumes that the participant is already engaged in making movies in some form and has those resources at their disposal. Rather than a direct tutorial, this video explores elements and techniques of experimental film-making, starting with what experimental film-making is. Through lots of examples this makes clear …

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Your True Colors – T2 Dance Company

Age Group: Elementary school Materials: colored pencils or markers and paper, room to moveThrough the Color Wheel Project, T2 Dance Company has created a 30-minute lesson for elementary students demonstrating some techniques used to transform visual art works on paper into physical dance movements. Students are guided through a series of fun activities that allows …

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MARCH 2020

As of today, 3/12/2020, The Dairy Arts Center remains open and operational. Should scheduling changes occur, ticket holders will be directly notified by The Dairy Arts Center.

If you have a question about an event please contact the presenting arts organization. For films, Dairy Presents and all other questions contact the Box Office at 303.440.7826