The Sapphire Theatre Company

The Sapphire Theatre Company

The Sapphire Theatre Company is a completely mobile arts-integration educational theatre company based in Indianapolis Indiana serving both youth and adults. Our programs for youth include both performances and workshops on a variety of social issues and curricula for all ages from pre-k to

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Program description

This program is a fully-customizable arts integration residency available for grades 3 – 8. In five consecutive 50-minute sessions, a professional teaching artist will teach theatrical techniques while creating a readers theatre script approximately 5 minutes in length, suitable for a final presentation. Readers Theatre utilizes the three actor tools of body, mind, and voice to teach any

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Program Detail

Program type: In-School Residency, Student Showcase Opportunities, Workshop/Class (In-School)
Artistic Discipline: Multi-Discipline, Theatre
Subject: Fine Arts: Theatre, History, Language Arts, Math, Other, Science, Social Emotional Learning, Social Studies
Population served: Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8
Bilingual: No
Available dates:

Available in one-week residencies throughout the school year and during breaks for extracurricular programs.

Available times:

Available any time during or after the school day

Length of program: 50 minutes/session
Space / technical requirements:

Open space in a large classroom or multi-purpose room with a staging area

Location(s):

On-site at your school or out-of-school learning program

Fees / Ticketing:

$1000 for each one-week residency (includes educator planning meeting in advance of the program and custom script)

IDOE STANDARDS

Connects to State (IDOE) and/or Common Core Curriculum Standards: Yes
ENGLISH/LANGUAGE ARTS (K-5):
RF.1 – Learning Outcome for Reading Foundations: Develop, build, and apply knowledge of foundational reading skills.
RF.3 – Phonological Awareness: Demonstrate understanding and apply knowledge of spoken words, syllables, and sounds
RF.4 – Phonics: Decode and read words by applying phonics and word analysis skills
RF.5 – Fluency: Demonstrate accuracy and fluency when reading.
RV.1 – Learning Outcome for Reading Vocabulary: Build and apply vocabulary using various strategies and sources
RV.2 – Vocabulary Building: Use strategies to determine and clarify words and understand their relationships
RV.3 – Vocabulary in Literature and NF Texts: Build appreciation and understanding of literature and nonfiction texts by determining or clarifying the meanings of words and their uses
SL.2 – Discussion and Collaboration: Develop and apply reciprocal communication skills by participating in a range of collaborative discussions
SL.4 – Presentation of Knowledge and Ideas: Develop and apply speaking skills to communicate ideas effectively in a variety of situations
ML.1 – Learning Outcomes for Media Literacy: Develop an understanding of media and the roles and purposes of media
ENGLISH/LANGUAGE ARTS (6-12):
RL.3 – Structural Elements and Organization: Build comprehension and appreciation of literature, using knowledge of literary structure and point of view
RV.1 – Learning Outcome for Reading Vocabulary: Acquire, refine, and apply vocabulary using various strategies and sources
RV.2 – Vocabulary Building: Build and refine vocabulary by using strategies to determine and clarify words and understand their relationships
SL.1 – Learning Outcome for Speaking and Listening: Refine and apply effective communication skills through speaking and active listening
SL.2 – Discussion and Collaboration: Refine and apply reciprocal communication skills by participating in a range of collaborative discussions
SL.4 – Presentation of Knowledge and Ideas: Refine and apply speaking skills to communicate ideas effectively in a variety of situations
ML.1 – Learning Outcomes for Media Literacy: Develop and enhance understanding of the roles of media and techniques and strategies used to achieve various purposes
FINE ARTS: THEATRE:
Anchor Standard 1 – Generate and conceptualize artistic ideas and work: Theatre artists rely on intuition, curiosity, and critical inquiry
Anchor Standard 2 – Organize and develop artistic ideas and work: Theatre artists work to discover different ways of communicating meaning.
Anchor Standard 3 – Refine and complete artistic work: Theatre artists refine their work and practice their craft through rehearsal.
Anchor Standard 4 – Select, analyze, and interpret artistic work for presentation: Theatre artists make strong choices to effectively convey meaning.
Anchor Standard 5 – Develop and refine artistic techniques and work for presentation: Theatre artists develop personal processes and skills for a performance or design.
Anchor Standard 6 – Convey meaning through the presentation of artistic work: Theatre artists share and present stories, ideas, and envisioned worlds to explore the human experience.
Anchor Standard 7 – Perceive and analyze artistic work: Theatre artists reflect to understand the impact of drama processes and theatre experiences.
Anchor Standard 10 – Synthesize and relate knowledge and personal experiences to make art: Theatre artists allow awareness of interrelationships between self and others to influence and inform their work.

Qualifications

Conducts educational programming for 2 or more years: Yes
Performs criminal background checks on staff with youth contact: Yes
Maintains general liability insurance: Yes
Three letters of recommendation / references available: Yes
Provides study guides for teachers and or students: Yes
Provides tools to assess student learning (workshops and residencies): Yes
Provides scholarship and reduced fees: Yes
Conducts ongoing assessments of program quality: Yes
Connects to State (IDOE) and/or Common Core Curriculum Standards: Yes

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Cancellation Policy

50 percent non-refundable deposit is due at the time of booking. Rescheduling available for cancellations due to weather and other unavoidable circumstances.

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