For Students and Classes 

In-School Residencies

Through workshop-style programs for teachers and students, BAM brings the transformative power of the arts to schools. With programs in Shakespeare, African dance, poetry, and more, residencies help develop a deeper understanding and greater appreciation of the arts.

BAM residencies provide teachers with teaching strategies, study guides, and classroom tools tailored to city and state learning standards, Common Core State Standards, and the Blueprint for Teaching and Learning in the Arts.

Education
Shakespeare Teaches Students
Feb 1—May 31, 2015
 
Shakespeare Teaches Students
Feb 1—May 31, 2015
Schools Only
 

Through in-depth scene and character study, students rehearse and perform their own Shakespeare scenes, making connections between their own lives and the play’s characters, events, and literary techniques.

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Education
AfricanDanceBeat
Feb 1—May 31, 2015
 
AfricanDanceBeat
Feb 1—May 31, 2015
Schools Only
 

Students gain literacy in African dance and music in this unique program. This year, focus is placed on the dance, music, geography, and culture of Brazil.

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Education
Brooklyn Reads
Feb 1—May 1, 2015
 
Brooklyn Reads
Feb 1—May 1, 2015
 

Created for Brooklyn high schools, this program is designed to build literacy through writing, analyzing, and performing poetry, and is led by professional spoken-word artists.

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Education
Young Shakespeare
Feb 1—Apr 30, 2015
 
Young Shakespeare
Feb 1—Apr 30, 2015
Schools Only
 

Elementary and middle school students are introduced to Shakespeare by performing in their own abbreviated version of one of the Bard’s plays.

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