2022-2023 - WORKSHOPS

Explore world cultures, discover a story in movement or celebrate an American classic. Our roster of internationally renowned dance artists brings the best the world has to offer to your school or event.

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AIMEE YOUNG HOPKINS Music Performer, singer, and educator, Aimee Young Hopkins combines her talents to teach the fundamentals of music and movement through musical theater classics, multicultural songs, and dance from around the world. Starting at $225
AMAN DANCE EDUCATORS Dance Seasoned dance professionals from the former Aman International Folk Ensemble present carefully crafted folk dance programs that are curriculum driven and emphasize cooperation and teamwork. Starting at $200
ANDREW GRUESCHOW Music Percussionist Andrew Grueschow introduces students to the instruments, rhythms and culture of the Ewe people of Ghana, West Africa while teaching important music concepts. Starting at $325
ARTE FLAMENCO DANCE THEATRE Dance Clarita’s extensive knowledge of dance and easy rapport enhances these richly textured programs highlighting a variety of dance throughout several regions of Spain. Starting at $300
BABA THE STORYTELLER Music World-renowned Kora musician and storyteller breathes life into African culture through songs, African harp playing, interactive games, storytelling and much more in these vibrant programs. Starting at $250
BACKHAUSDANCE Dance Beautifully trained dancers with an eclectic and dynamic dance vocabulary explore modern themes through athletic, lyrical, contemporary movement to create meticulously sculpted dance works. Starting at $310
THE CHAMELEONS Theater World-renowned artists use their spell-binding talents in programs that are a celebration of the magic of theater and mime. Starting at $200
DANCING STORYTELLERS Dance This duo of talented artists transports audiences with exceptionally crafted programs that blend the contemporary with the traditional. Experience mythical legends and stories of India through dance and storytelling in their program “Indian Mythology and Me”, or learn the cycles of nature through South Asian music and dance in their STEAM programs “The ‘Sum’ of All Things” and “Nature’s Cycles: Planting and Farming”. Starting at $200
DAVID PRATHER Theater Actor-storyteller David Prather pulls out all the stops in high-energy,engaging programs artfully crafted to stimulate an interest in poetry and language. Starting at $200
ELLEN SCHULZE Visual Arts Beloved, master puppeteer, Ellen Schulze, better known as the Puppet Lady, explores the art of crafting puppets in fun, hands-on workshops geared to tap into the creative mind. Starting at $200
JIM COGAN Theater Master storyteller, Jim Cogan, creatively incorporates sound, movement, a myriad of facial expressions and audience participation in his dynamic programs, which can be custom designed for your specific needs.  Starting at $250
JOURNEYS TO THE PAST Theater Jacque Nunez and her family bring to life Native American culture and history as they share their people’s indigenous tools, games, clothing, stories, instruments and songs. Starting at $425
THE L.A. TROUPE Theater From the page to the stage, this multi-talented theater company takes classical works and makes the stories and language accessible and fun for students of all ages.  Starting at $200
LYNN OKIMURA Visual Arts Lynn Okimura, an educator of animation and an industry professional, expands student creative thinking, expression and story ideas through various animated art forms. These programs are customizable and can be integrated with other subjects. Starting at $200
MÁIRE CLERKIN – IRISH STORIES AND DANCE Dance Máire Clerkin is an internationally recognized Irish dancer, choreographer, teacher, actor and storyteller from London. Drawing on her family’s Irish heritage, she shares her favourite Celtic legends and invites audience participation with rhymes, body percussion, and – if space allows – fun dance routines! Starting at $200
PERCUSSIVE STORYTELLING Music International award-winning musical storyteller Cory Hills fuses elements of vocal storytelling with percussion, creating a high energy and interactive program perfect for students. Starting at $250
PETER KORS Theater Actor and director Peter Kors adapts fables and folktales to guide students through a creative playmaking experience celebrating the joy of performing. 
POWERHOUSE!!! PERCUSSIVE DANCE Dance This trio of talented dancers brilliantly combines innovative tap, precision clogging and explosive stomp to share percussive dance with audiences of all ages. Starting at $200
PUPPETS AND PLAYERS LITTLE THEATRE Theater Master puppeteers bring puppetry to life in hands-on workshops or in fantasy adventures combining classical marionettes, hand puppets and live performers with dazzling sets and music presented in a beautifully crafted, European-style marionette theater on wheels.

Outdoor space required for this artist. 
Starting at $225
RAMYA'S TRADITIONS OF INDIA Dance India’s rich cultural traditions of dance, drama and music shimmer as creator Ramya Harishankar weaves an evocative tapestry of motion, rhythm and colorful dress to bring stories and poetry to life. Starting at $250
RENÉE ORTIZ Visual Arts Renee is a California contemporary artist passionate about sharing her love of art with others.  As a working artist, she continually explores a multitude of mediums and the artists who master them. As an educator, Renee appreciates the way in which people learn from and build upon the work of their predecessors and contemporaries. She guides her students to find these connections and then to use this information in building their own artistic paths. She believes that everyone has a unique way of seeing the world and teaches students to be true to theirs. Starting at $200
SAKINA IBRAHIM Dance Sakina Ibrahim is an NAACP Image Award-Nominated author, professor and speaker whose mission is to inspire young people through dance. Using research she collected in Ghana, Sakina has developed empowering curriculum that demonstrates how dance can be a means of sharing cultural history, healing and community building. Starting at $250
UNIVERSOUL HIP HOP Dance Internationally acclaimed Hip Hop dancers unite together to perform this American-born art form that has connected and inspired people across the world. The electric movements ignite the power within, and instill the universal values of self-worth, kindness, and community. Starting at $200
WE TELL STORIES Theater This masterful group of theater artists uses a unique blend of storytelling and audience participation to bring literature, folklore and mythology to life.  Starting at $200