Story Art:

Awakening imaginations through artful approaches in storytelling!

Story Art Adventures with Ann Marie provides the following:
  • Retellings of World Folktales

  • Original tales

  • Poetry

  • Music and Movement 

  • Hand-crafted props inspired by fine art and world cultures.

  • Hand-crafted costumes and masks inspired by couture fashion, world cultural clothing and found materials. 

  • Theatrical character portrayals and interactive role play with audience volunteers.

  • Story drawings and sculpture making created right in front of the audiences eyes!

  • PowerPoints available featuring images of artworks that make connections to the stories and my hand-crafted items.

  • Huge repertoire enables me to customize story programs to fit your needs! Just in case you want suggestions, some are mentioned below.

Read OWL about it!
Check out these suggested concert themes I'd be right Hootin' happy to bring to your location!

Pre-K and K Concerts

All concerts feature stories, singing, movement, drawing, props and LOTS of audience participation! Here are some theme suggestions for you:

* For The Birds * Hot Diggity Dogs * Drama Baby! * Outside On Planet Earth * Home Sweet Home * Fiesta! * So Many Colors! * Hats For You and Me * By the Sea * Super Heroes! * Dinosaur Day * Awesome Autumn * Winter Tales * Party-Time! * StoryART with Ann Marie (smorgasbord celebration of art & creativity)

***Ask about suggested follow-up art projects and activities! 

Elementary Age Concerts

All concerts feature stories and lots of audience participation. There may even be costumes, props, live drawing demos, poetry, songs and other mischief happenings. Suggested concert themes: 

* For The Birds * Daring & Dashing Gals * Hero Be Good * Meet The Artists (PowerPoint slideshow!) * Fools: Wise and Not * World Myths and Legends * World-Wise Tales * Party Time! * This Planet Earth * BUGS! * Home Sweet Home * Out Of This World * A Dog's Life * Spook-tacular Boo Tales * A Winter's Tale...or Two * Divine Felines * Drama-Rama-Romp* StoryART with Ann Marie (smorgasbord celebration of art & creativity)

***Ask about including a PowerPoint show along with the stories.

***Ask about suggested follow-up art projects and activities.

Middle School and High School

All concerts feature stories and lots of audience participation. There may even be costumes, props, live drawing demos, poetry, songs and other mischief happenings. Suggested concert themes: 

* Meet The Artists (PowerPoint slideshow!) * Fools: Wise and Not * World Myths and Legends * World-Wise Tales * This Planet Earth * Spook-tacular Boo Tales * A Winter's Tale...or Two * Divine Felines * Drama-Rama-Romp* StoryART with Ann Marie (smorgasbord celebration of art & creativity)

***Ask about including a PowerPoint show along with the stories.

***Ask about suggested follow-up art projects and activities.

Adult Concerts

All concerts feature stories and lots of audience participation. Suggested concerts: 

* I Wish I Was Irish: Humorous Tales from the Emerald Isle * The Good, The Bad, The Ugly: Creative Journey's in Art Making * World Myths and Legends * An Interweaving of Us and Them * Spook-tacular Tales to Chill Your Bones * Tales From the Deep South

 StoryART with Ann Marie (smorgasbord celebration of art & creativity)

***Ask about including a PowerPoint show along with the stories.

***Ask about suggested follow-up art projects and activities. YES, even for "older" kids :-)!

Storytelling and Art Making Workshops

A unique combination of stories and creative projects to awaken imaginations to new heights and possibilities. Suggested workshops:

* Be a Stellar Storyteller * Storytelling For All Learners * Telling Stories to >gasp< Middle School Youth! 

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