Arianna Ross ~ Story Tapestries

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  Performances and school assemblies for:
Young Children: 3-5 years old
 
 

A Blessing in Disguise

The Giggling, Wiggling Book Worm

Waves of Adventure

Magic of the Sea

Monkey Tales

Classically Different Adventures

Festa: A Dance of Cultures

The Fastest Plane

Welcoming in the New Year

Tales of Mystery Where the Fool Prevails

Objects of Hope: As I Grow

 

A Blessing in Disguise

Yesterday the worst........happened to me, my friend, family or a stranger. Is it a blessing? Often times, hidden within the heart of the problem is the biggest gift of all, a lesson to be learned. Listen to or participate in the telling of both personal and religious stories from our community at large.

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The Giggling, Wiggling Book Worm

Eat your fill of stories in our interactive program. Dance, Sing, Wiggle and Giggle as the book worm in you finds a new exciting story to read, write, draw , dance, make music, and of course tell other stories about. If you have a big imagination, love to tell tales, and want to learn more sit down, settle in and get ready to listen and play. Discover the reader and writer in you.

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Waves of Adventure

When you swim in the ocean or dance in a river, you can hear waters' special symphony singing in your ears. How can you re-create the musical/moving story of the water? Travel around the world with only your imagination, voice, and body. Discover the many magical, mysteries of water on this amazing earth. What can we do to help our water stay clean and beautiful?

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Magic of the Sea

The poetry of the ocean and the creatures of the islands capture our imagination and take us on a creative learning adventure. An exploration of life above and under sea level told through music, story and acrobatics. Become a manta ray and a shark as you listen and participate in folk tales and true stories from Indonesia. | study guide

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Monkey Tales

Animals certainly are the smartest creatures. In these delightful Asian versions of Aesop's Fables, it is the creatures that teach us about Indian culture, geography and history. Leave the program dancing like a monkey, slithering like a snake and roaring like a tiger! | study guide

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Classically Different Adventures

On the surface people may look different, but at heart they are all our heroes. Classic Folk Tales like Thumbelina told from the perspective of another culture. A fun and adventurous program that leaves you telling stories like a mouse and jumping like a monkey. | study guide

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Festa: A Dance of Cultures

(Now including three Musician/Dancers) Let us dance across Brazil. Let us dance and play music across Brazil. We can travel from the Atlantic Ocean to the Amazon, over the mountains and through the fast moving cities. Listen to folk tales, songs and personal stories about a country that is passionate about life and community.

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The Fastest Plane

Around the world in 45 minutes: a multi-lingual program. Together we will dance through the streets of America, Mexico and India. Discover the similarities and differences between these diverse cultures. Leave the program wanting to read more folk tales and tell more stories. | study guide

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Welcoming in the New Year

Every family has a special way of bringing in the New Year. Sometimes they celebrate this holiday on a different date than January 1st like the Chinese New Year or the Jewish New Year, Rosh Hashanah. Sing, dance and bring in the New Year on any day of the year with these three unusual yet very traditional tales about the "same holiday".

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Tales of Mystery where the Fool Prevails

Traditionally, the fool with his naiveté outwits everyone or loses it all. Sometimes the "fool" is actually the smartest one of all underneath the wit and humor. Try to solve the riddle before the characters does. Stories where the wisdom lies in the simplest answer.

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Objects of Hope: As I Grow (A New Collaboration with Contradiction Dance)

(Features a small ensemble performing story & dance.) Poetry, prose, and purpose combine with dance in a moving dialogue on hope, dreams, responsibility and pride. Pieces include: Recess, In the Garden, I Wish, My Family, and more.

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