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Cultural Arts Enrichment - Schools Libraries Camps Day Care

  Catriona's Castle Hands-On Children's Theatre 45 minute In-House Cultural Arts Enrichment Programs - Schools, Day Care, and Libraries

Enrichment Fee Schedule: One show @ $295.00, 2 Back-to Back shows @ $495.00, 3 Back-to-back shows @ $695.00. Back-to-back shows are performed on the same day, usually with 15 minutes between shows or AM/PM classes, on the same day, scheduled as close together as possible. 

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Class enrichment program - cast of Peter Pan. 30 children can be costumed for each of our 17 stories, so an entire classroom of students can be in the show!

PROGRAM: Catriona, the Fairy Godmother (or Mother Goose) sets up a small theatre area in the classroom or assembly room with props and kid-size scenery. She then costumes up to 30 children as different characters in the chosen story. The children are chosen at random from their seats on the floor. There is also audience participation for larger groups, including sound effects and seated theatrical gestures. After costuming the children as different characters in the chosen story (choose from 17), the Fairy Godmother (or Mother Goose) tells the story and whispers things for the children to say and do. They hop up and down for their particular role in the story and act out the play. The 45 minute show ends with the cast taking a bow.

   CHOOSE FROM 17 STORIES:

Cinderella
The Sleeping Beauty
The Wonderful Wizard of Oz
Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs
Alice in Wonderland
Robin Hood
Peter Pan

Rumpelstiltskin
Treasure Island -
Robert Louis Stevenson, ages 6 up, (directed by The Queen of the Pirates)
The Magic Flute - from Mozart's opera
The Secret Garden
The Snow Queen - (adapted from Hans Christian Andersen) What can melt a FROZEN heart?

The Nutcracker - (particularly fun during the holidays)
Jack and the Beanstalk
Goldilocks & the Three Bears
Dinosaur Castle
Mother Goose Nursery Rhymes
- (directed by Mother Goose)

NEW STORY Rumpelstiltskin

Serving Maryland Counties: Anne Arundel, Baltimore, Baltimore City, Carroll, Frederick, Howard, Montgomery, Prince Georges, Washington  

Serving Virginia Counties: Arlington, Alexandria City, Clarke, Fairfax, Frederick, Loudoun, Prince William

Serving Washington, District of Columbia

Serving West Virginia County: Berkeley, Jefferson

     Review in www.gigsalad.com CULTURAL ENRICHMENT PROGRAM Our summer camp program spent a wonderful afternoon exploring the story of Jack and the Beanstalk with the amazing Catriona! From the minute she walked in the minute she walked out - she had us at "Hello!" This was our first visit with Catriona and will not be our last! Catriona's story telling techniques had young and "old" enthralled. Thank you so much! Already booked our second event and cannot wait! 5 out of 5 stars Expertise, Communication, Professionalism, Priced Fairly, Adaptability Cathy F. FCC Children's Center, Frederick, MD 9/14

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Class taking bows after summer camp performance of Jack and the Beanstalk

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Preschool class performing Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

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The Wizard of Oz

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Third Grade class after performance of The Secret Garden

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  Library performance of Peter Pan. The cozy venue worked fine!

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Preschool class performing Mother Goose Nursery Rhymes

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Catriona's Castle performance at the National Theatre Saturday Children's Series during a production of Jack and the Beanstalk, in the Helen Hayes Theatre. Approximately 30 children, from the audience, were chosen at random, to perform the story with Catriona, the Fairy Godmother.

Catriona's Castle brings magical and memorable in-house field trips to your location. Interactive drama is a wonderful peer interaction tool that fosters social skills while using the imagination.

Karen Macgregor Ebert is an approved performer for GSA National Child Care Centers, Fingerprinted and Insured, Approved performer for MCPS, Experienced with special needs children

PARTICULARLY APPROPRIATE STORY PROGRAMS for classroom literature study units involving fairy tales and classics are: 

The Snow Queen from Hans Christian Andersen

Pre-K ages 2-3: Nursery Rhymes, Goldilocks and the Three Bears

Pre-K age 3-K: Jack & the Beanstalk, Dinosaur Castle, Snow White, Cinderella, Peter Pan, The Nutcracker

 1st through 3rd grades: Alice In Wonderland, The Sleeping Beauty, Cinderella, The Wizard of Oz, Peter Pan, Snow White, Robin Hood, The Magic Flute, The Nutcracker, The Snow Queen

4th through 5th grades: The Secret Garden, The Magic Flute, The Wizard of Oz, Robin Hood,  Snow White, Alice in Wonderland, Treasure Island, The Nutcracker, The Snow Queen
We are happy to enhance your program with vocabulary words or specific concepts particular to your unit of study.

NOTE: We respect and will follow the "no toy weapon" rule in many schools, per any request.

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Phone: 301-602-9877

Business Office: 19005 Wootton Avenue, Poolesville, MD 20837

Email karen@catrionascastle.com  or refer to our web site contact page to email us. Thank you!

"If you want your children to be intelligent, read them fairy tales. If you want them to be more intelligent, read them more fairy tales." ~ Albert Einstein

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