Your Roots, Your Story
Number of participants
15 participants per session
Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8
About this program
In this residency, students will explore their cultural heritage through the art of storytelling. Jacqui will guide them through this ancient artistic and cultural practice, exploring various skills and techniques including story structure and plot, character building, vocal techniques and body expressions. This residency ends with a performance where students share their stories with their classmates.
Explore aspects of African culture; active listening skills; empathy; plot, character, rhythm, story structure, and narrative arc; cultural inclusion; myth and legend; non-verbal communication, mime, gesture, oral language and storytelling.
In person and online
2 one hour sessions per day for 5 days $1,750 + HST
4 one hour sessions per day for 5 days $2,350 + HST
As every project is different, a meeting with the artist is required to determine the parameters of the project, the number of participants and the number of days required to complete the project.