Mary Jo Maichack (Maichack Arts) offers you 27 years' experience on stage and in the classroom for pre-k to seniors. Shows, workshops, residencies, p.d. Very interactive, fun, thoughtful and funny. Preschoolers move, dance, sing, listen, echo to Mother Goose in character, w/puppets; school-age kids k-8 listen, sing, retell and act out world folktales and build language skills while having fun; seniors enjoy folktales and a traveling cabaret (w/keyboard player) from the American Songbook. Two national awards for her CDs of storytelling and music. Teaching artist in countless residencies, after-schools. Former children’s librarian, B.A., cum laude, English literature, Middlebury College; incorporates foreign languages. Seen at 5,000 venues—museums, libraries, schools, to festival stages, U.S. & Europe.
Devin Lawless has been knitting for eighteen years and has been teaching others how to knit throughout this time. She is an experienced sculptor and has won first place in many art competitions. In addition to her sculpting skills, she also has a great deal of experience with drawing and painting.
I am an experienced dance instructor who has 18 years of experience teaching ages 5 into adulthood. I have taught in the New Haven public school system for many years. I owned a dance company and was the Artistic Director of Dance Mode (a competitive dance team). I have experience producing dance shows and/or recitals and have such a great passion for performing.
Tarishi Midnight-Shuler is a National Slam poet, he has opened for notable individuals such as Saul Williams, Grammy Award winner Dwele, former US President Bill Clinton and more, he has won various poetry slam such as CT Grandslam Champion in 2011, 2012 & 2016, the McDonald's McCafe Poetry Slam in New York City in 2010, 2012, 2013 & 2016 and The Martin Luther King Jr Day Yale Peabody Slam in 2016. For more info go to www.13thmidnight.com