Elise May, a theater and speech professional, has been teaching her Arts-in-Education programs to children and adults in the United States, Canada, Bermuda and England for over twenty-five years. Her numerous programs are not just for the few who want to perform and be a star. They are for the many; the shy, the insecure, the overshadowed and others who NEED to perform to know that they are stars. These programs give ALL students advantages they will carry with them throughout their school years and well beyond no matter where their studies take them.
A multi-sensory immersion into the life of a book culminating in a student performance of the story in their classroom.
Gives students the tools to be heard, understood and confident. Sessions can be connected to various curricular subjects and performances.
*EXPRESSIVE ELOCUTION FOR ESL STUDENTS
This Expressive Elocution program is geared specifically for the ESL population. Its' primary educational goal is to increase clarity, confidence and expressive capabilities of the oral presentation skills of non-native English speaking students through a series of Arts-in-Education elocution workshops.
ESL students share their immigration stories while working on English proficiency.
*STAR AFTER-SCHOOL PROGRAM
Expressive Elocution for ESL Students was included in this multi-year grant awarded to the Port Washington School District. 3rd, 4th and 5th grade students have Ms. May's theater and speech arts education classes on their Cultural Arts afternoons once a week. Lessons include theatrical extensions of the curriculum being worked on by the classroom teacher.
A new program coordinating high school and elementary ESL students with the end goal of producing a show partially scripted by the students. This program uses theater to enable students to share their cultural heritage while becoming more comfortable speaking in English.
Theatrical, musical and storytelling workshops and residency programs for children.
A multi-sensory drama program offered for exceptional learners.
ACTING/COMEDY WORKSHOPS, SHOW CREATION AND PARP PROGRAMS (PARENTS AS READING PARTNERS) AVAILABLE BY REQUEST
Assembly style programs
Professional Development workshops for all the above programs, Corporate Presentation Skills and College/Employment Interview Technique workshops for students and adults. Learn the tools needed to put your best foot forward. Be heard! Be understood! Be confident!