Young Authors Day

Your students' original stories come to life through mime!

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Young Authors Day,
one of Mobile Ed's most popular programs, is designed to support and enhance the creative writing curriculum. This rewarding day begins with an all school assembly by a classically trained Mime artist introducing students to the "art of silence" - mime.

During the program the performer discusses the differences between writing for the stage and writing for the page. He stresses the importance of structure and he tells the students where he got his inspiration for his stories.

Afterwards, the students return to their classrooms to write stories for the performer. During the writing process the performer stops in classrooms to answer questions and help with the writing. The day culminates with an afternoon assembly in which the students are recognized for their fine work as selected stories are acted out by the performer.

Young Authors Day is a fascinating educational experience designed to stimulate the imagination in all of us!

 

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Young Authors Day Program Summary
Grade Level: K-9
Max Audience Size: 200+ (limited by facility)
Workshop Availability: Yes
Performance Time: 40-45 minutes
Setup Time: 45 minutes
Teardown Time: 30 minutes
Required Utilities: A stage or 8' x 25' area. One AC electrical outlet. One 6'-8' banquet table. One chair. Private bathroom where performer can change and apply makeup.
Subjects Covered:
• Demonstration of mime
• Components of a story
• Differences between writing for the page and writing for the stage
• Performer personally assists students with their own stories
• Afternoon mime performance of your student's stories - written earlier that same day!

Everyone loved this show from K - Adults. Teachers rated this as one of the best assemblies we've ever had. Children's imaginations were sparked and they did some awesome writing.
- Briarwood Elementary School, Warren, MI

Our prices are among the most competitive in the school assembly industry. Please call your state's Program Consultant at 800.433.7459 for the best pricing on this program.

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