Learn from the Best
Overture Center for the Arts is proud to present arts programs led by trained and experienced professional artists in Literary Arts, Visual Arts, Drama/Theatre, Dance and Music available for both classroom and community education settings. Sessions are designed for six visits with the artists but are adjustable to fit your needs.
2017/18 Arts Education Residencies
Residency prices start at $50 per session. Learn more using the links below.
For more information, please contact Community Engagement Coordinator Beth Racette at firstname.lastname@example.org or 608.258.4169.
More resources for teachers:
We also invite you to expand your students’ learning and your own professional development with these additional resources for educators:
Hip-Hop Strategies and Activities for Classroom and Stage, October 18 from 4:30-7:30 PM, Wisconsin Studio, Overture Center – FREE: A professional development workshop with Paige Hernandez, creator and performer of Havana Hop! In the workshop, participants will explore innovative hip-hop teaching methods, activities and exercises to supplement curriculum and/or use in performance pieces. The workshop will show how each hip hop element (Emcee, DJ, Graffiti and B-boy) can easily be transformed into exercises or performance pieces. Space is limited. Preference will be given to teachers attending the OnStage performance of Havana Hop! To register, please click the button below.
Overture Center is happy to partner with the Innovative Schools Network and the John F. Kennedy Center to present the third annual Midwest Arts Integration Conference June 12 – 14, 2018.
Stay tuned for more upcoming professional development opportunities in 2017/18.
Performances for students to attend:
- OnStage Student Field Trip Performances – subsidies available for qualifying schools
- Student and Educator Broadway Group Tickets (prices range from $22.50/student).
Performance opportunities for students:
- Tommy Awards and Ensemble – encouraging, recognizing and honoring excellence in high school musical theater
- Disney Musicals in Schools – working to create sustainable musical theater in programs in elementary schools
Networking and resource events:
Overture Arts Education Residencies are funded in part by A. Paul Jones Charitable Trust, Green Bay Packaging/George F. Kress Foundation, and contributions to Overture Center for the Arts.