People of Power: Dr. Mae Jemison

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Reach for the Stars!


Today we learn about the AMAZING Dr. Mae Jemison. A dancer, doctor, activist, leader, and ASTRONAUT!

Dr. Jemison was the FIRST woman of color in SPACE–but that’s truly only the beginning of her incredible accomplishments. Join us in today’s episode to celebrate this extraordinary human.

Our “People of Power” series highlights the accomplishments of POC heroes from all disciplines.

Let us know if there is a hero with black or brown skin that you want to know more about!

This episode features the voice over talents of Michelle Francesca Thomas @ChelleorFrankie

Videos are released every Tuesday and Thursday at 11am on Facebook and YouTube.


Watch the episode here:

People of Power: Ira Aldridge

 

 

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Person of Power: Ira Aldridge


In today’s “People of Power” episode, we learn about the FIRST BLACK ACTOR to play the role of Othello–a black Shakespearean character.

Ira Aldridge was not only a talented and determined artist but an advocate as well.

Our “People of Power” series highlights the accomplishments of POC heroes from all disciplines.

Let us know if there is a hero with black or brown skin that you want to know more about!

Videos are released on our Facebook page and YouTube Channel every Tuesday and Thursday at 11am.


Watch the episode here:

 

People of Power: Frida Kahlo

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Person of Power: Frida Kahlo


We are so excited to begin our “People of Power” series!

Today we celebrate Mexican painter Frida Kahlo. Even Shakespeare is starstruck by this one!

Our “People of Power” series highlights the accomplishments of POC heroes from all disciplines.

Let us know if there is a hero with black or brown skin that you want to know more about!

Videos are released on our Facebook page and YouTube Channel every Tuesday and Thursday at 11am.


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Shakespeare Snacks: Ep. 12, “The Monster”

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Bring Your Monster Marionettes!


Our Shakespeare Snacks videos are “Snack-sized” puppet Shakespeare!

Today we meet a brand new character in “The Tempest.” Poor Miranda has a scary encounter with the monstrous creature Caliban. Bring your Monster Marionettes from Episode 11 to see why Caliban is as ugly on the inside as he is on the outside.

Shakespeare Snacks videos are released on our Facebook page and YouTube Channel every Tuesday and Thursday at 11am.


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Shakes Snacks: Ep. 9, “Butterflies”

Episode 9: “Butterflies”


“Snack-sized” puppet Shakespeare!

Today we’re kicking off Shakespeare’s BIRTHDAY WEEK!

Bring your Butterfly Puppets from Episode 8. We’ll need them to distract Miranda as we continue to explore “The Tempest.”

Shakespeare Snacks videos are released on our Facebook page and YouTube Channel every Tuesday and Thursday at 11am.


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Craft Time!

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Episode 4: It’s cool to be a fool…


In today’s “Shakespeare Snacks” video, we continue celebrating April Fools’ Day by learning all about the fool characters in Shakespeare’s plays. They are usually the wisest ones!

Craft your very own jester marionette as you learn!

*Keep your puppets and practice your best jokes! (We’ll need them for the next episode!)*

Shakespeare Snacks” Videos are released on our Facebook Page and YouTube Channel every Tuesday and Thursday at 11am.


Here’s what you’ll need:

  1. Toilet paper roll
  2. Colored paper
  3. Yarn or string
  4. A pencil (or some sharp scissors to poke a hole)
  5. Beads
  6. One pipe cleaner
  7. Scissors
  8. Tape
  9. Glue stick
  10. Markers or crayons
  11. Thin dowel, chopstick, or pencil.
  12. Hole punch (optional)

Happy World Puppetry Day!

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Puppets for all!


Today is World Puppetry Day!

We know things around the world are changing for now, but we wanted to take this opportunity to bring Shakespeare and Puppetry to all! 

Today we are pleased to announce

We’re going online!

 

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“Snack-Sized Video Content”

We started this company to give kids access to a positive first encounter with Shakespeare’s stories and some hands-on puppetry skills.

By going online, we can still do both!

Videos will be released on our Facebook Page and YouTube channel every Tuesday and Thursday at 11am.
Be sure to Like and Follow us to find out more!