Ovations Offstage: Family Performance Guides & Activities
Family performances span from theater to music to dance to spectacle and offer opportunities to enjoy the performing arts as a family. Audience Guides give families and young people an opportunity to explore the performances in more depth, including behind-the-scenes information and activities.
Arts Integration at Home
When the pandemic hit, students found themselves at home, and caregivers were balancing work and school, Ovations Offstage shared a few simple, creative, educational, and arts-based ways to spice up distance learning. These activities remain perfect for a too hot afternoon, a rainy day or a snowstorm. O2 opportunities for performing arts education in Maine include:
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TWO BY THREE BY BRADFORD
CROSS THE ROOM IF…
THIS SETTING NEEDS…
WHEN I SAY ONE
RECIPE FOR ME
STOP AND GO AND JUMP
PEOPLE TO PEOPLE
THIS IS NOT A...
ROLE ON THE WALL
SCULPTOR & CLAY
Enjoy these at-home, kid-driven theater activities to activate your reading of the books selected for the Beautiful Blackbird Children’s Book Festival, presented by our friends at Indigo Arts Alliance! These activities are included in packages of free books being given to students throughout our community.
CREATE A PLAY
Try playing Everybody Do! after you read Wherever I Go by Mary Wagley Copp and illustrated by Munir D. Mohammed.
RECIPE FOR ME
A Recipe for Me is a poetic and theatrical way to share who you are and what you are made of through words and movement.