Category Archive: News

Plastic, The Monster That Won’t Go Away!

By Carolyn Koerber, Young Audiences Puppeteer and Storytelling Teaching Artist Young Audiences and NRG recently partnered to offer the Creatively Green Family Arts Festival.  A determined little girl stepped up to my puppetry… Continue reading

Access for All: The Way YA Nourishes My Students

By Edward Massagli, Assistant Principal of Dickey Hill Elementary Middle School As a child, I wanted to emulate my hero, Pete Seeger, a legendary American folk singer, by learning to play the Banjo. I… Continue reading

Rockets, Rovers, and The Arts – OH MY!

Some people may assume that summer is a quiet time at Young Audiences, when we can catch up on the things we could not accomplish during our busy school year of bringing artists… Continue reading

Welcome to the Summer Arts Academy 2015!

Young Audiences has again partnered with Baltimore City Public Schools to make sure that arts-integrated learning does not end with the school year. On Monday, June 29, energy filled the gymnasium of Thomas… Continue reading

Creative Movements

By Valerie Branch, Young Audiences and Maryland Wolf Trap teaching artist Empowering youth through my art form is something that I’m very passionate about. As a dance teaching artist, my role in the… Continue reading

Create easy, DIY books

In our June smART Tip, Young Audiences Chief Innovation Officer Pat Cruz shows you how to make a book out of one piece of 8.5×11″ paper. Press play to get started and learn how this arts… Continue reading

Communicate ideas through tableau

Our May smART Tip comes from Young Audiences Arts Integration Specialist Kristina Berdan. Press play to learn how you can easily incorporate theatre into your classroom by challenging students to communicate main ideas and supporting story details… Continue reading

Sing it loud!

By Alden Phelps, Young Audiences artist and musician My work as a teaching artist focuses on collaborative songwriting with children. The goal of my recent residency at Triadelphia Ridge Elementary School was to… Continue reading

Hands-on learning through arts integration

By Christa Huber, Arts Integration Coach, Patterson Park Public Charter School I have been with Patterson Park Public Charter School for six years in various teaching positions in Title I, third grade, the English… Continue reading

Meet Our Artists: Uncle Devin

Young Audiences’ roster of artists continues to grow to encompass new artists, ensembles, and art forms, from slam poets to improvisers to Capoeira masters. We’ll be regularly posting interviews with our artists, giving… Continue reading

Spreading hope through art

By Jessica Porter, Young Audiences Program Director Tuesday morning in Baltimore began with a somber tone. As community members cleaned up our streets, led peaceful demonstrations, and opened their doors to their neighbors… Continue reading

The positive side effects of the arts

By Donna Greenleaf, Coordinator of Gifted and Talented Programs, Dorchester County Public Schools, and Renee Hesson, Coordinator of Instruction for Fine Arts, Dorchester County Public Schools Being on the Eastern Shore, Dorchester is… Continue reading