Performers and Programs

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Performer
Program
Category
Description
Fee
Feingold, Rick How to Buy a Car Life Skills- Finance,
Life Skills- Other,
Other
Stop being hassled when you shop for a car. Learn about the hidden incentives such as factory-to-dealer rebates and holdbacks that enable dealers to sell their vehicles at dealer invoice or less. Savvy consumers use the internet to force dealers to bid for their business when buying a car—you can, too. We will discuss how to find sources of FREE information on dealer invoice costs, how to make an offer, selling/trading in your present car, and controlling the negotiations. Included is how to locate professional buying services to represent the buyer during the bargaining process. Rick Feingold is a consumer advocate with over 25 years experience presenting this seminar. MBA, Penn State University. BA, Rutgers University.
$101- $200
Nager, Stuart Songs of Disaster: Devised & Collaborative Theater Master Class Life Skills- Other,
Performing Arts- Theater
(Advanced Students/Teachers) Using the lyrics of early 20th Century songs of angst and disaster as jumping off points, the workshop group will take a journey into devised & collaborative theater. Ensemble building will be explored through Boal and Viewpoints exercises. Working in small groups, the attendees will be actors, playwrights and directors to create scenes from the lyric sheets the group chooses. Students must have a strong improvisation background and willingness to create as part of a group. Each group will present their work at the end of the session. NOTE: This workshop is designed to be done in a two to three hour period of time or short residency. *This can also be altered to fit elementary schools through Folk and Traditional Tales, as well as other subjects in a process drama format.
$501- $1000
Stelljes, Eileen Rolled Paper Bead Workshop Life Skills- Other,
Nature- Environment,
Visual Arts- Crafts
Recycle colorful magazine pages or other paper into rolled paper beads. Hear how these were used from Victorian times through the Great Depression! Learn how to select, cut and roll paper beads, then try your hand at it. Using provided paper beads, combined with a variety of craft beads, design and craft a beautifully unique necklace.
$101- $200
Science, Wondergy CoolScience Life Skills- Food,
Science
From fire to Liquid Nitrogen, explore the science of how we stay cool by evaporation. Hammer a nail into solid wood with a banana? Blow up a balloon... from the outside? Explore how matter changes from solid to liquid to gas with liquid nitrogen. At 320 degrees below zero, it's the coolest stuff around! TOPICS: Molecules, Thermal Motion, Heat Transfer, Evaporative Cooling, Air Pressure, Density, Physical Changes. CoolScience is often finished by making giant batches of ice cream with Liquid Nitrogen. Help us bring together fresh cream, milk, flavorings of your choice, and of course, liquid nitrogen to make the freshest homemade ice cream you've ever tasted!
$351- $500
Productions, Dream Jam Dream Jam Productions presents: The World of Nickhoo Life Skills- Other,
Music,
Performing Arts- Puppetry
The World of Nickhoo, from Dream Jam Productions, is inhabited by fun-loving characters, each with their own story to tell. Together they solve problems, while exhibiting the true meaning of love and friendship. Professional actors and musicians, along with puppet characters perform a dynamic participatory musical adventure. The original music, soon to be released on children's radio stations across the country, will have you dancing in the aisles.
$501- $1000
Bivona, Paula Herbs for Winter Health Health & Fitness- Other,
Life Skills- Food,
Nature- Other
Herbs for Winter Health. Discover how to use the Power of herbs to strengthen the immune system and ward of the discomfort of colds & flu! Topics include: Obtaining good quality herbs, Preparation techniques, Recipes & resources provided.
$201- $350
Carlin, Beth and Chris Respect and Friendship Life Skills- Other,
Other
Program works on qualities of good friendships, team building activities, healthy relationships and problem solving. Through these experiences, we learn how respect is a necessary part of working together.
$201- $350
Basini, Lisa Oreo Truffles Life Skills- Food,
Life Skills- Food
Make and decorate these yummy truffles with The Baking Coach!
$201- $350
Basini, Lisa Apple Pie Life Skills- Food
Bring your rolling pins and we will provide the rest. Lets cut up some apples and roll out the dough for this all American favorite. Take home and bake delight.
$201- $350
National Circus Project, National Circus Project National Circus Project Life Skills- Other,
Performing Arts- Clowning,
Performing Arts- Juggling
The NATIONAL CIRCUS PROJECT provides spectacular circus performances, exciting circus skills workshops and amazing student and camper circus shows. Our incredible programs are designed to generate enthusiasm, encourage motivation and self-discipline, and to foster creativity and confidence in “children of all ages”! We are a non-profit organization that exists to preserve and promote traditional circus arts through education and entertainment. For the past 25 years NCP has provided circus arts performances, residencies, workshop programs, teacher training seminars and more to schools, recreational centers, libraries and camps throughout the Eastern US. NCP's circus education programs are presented at every grade level - from elementary through university. Since its inception, our education specialists have presented over 5,000 circus performances and conducted more than 50,000 hands-on workshops, involving almost 6,000,000 students. Our international artist exchange program brings cultural dimension to the arts experience and has included acclaimed circus artists from England, Australia, Puerto Rico, Russia, Latvia and the People's Republic of China. The National Circus Project has been recognized with a US Congressional Commendation for "helping to further the cause of international understanding" through its artistic exchange programs.
$501- $1000
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