Tableau: Theater Strategies in the Classroom documents an artist-in-residence program with theater artist Steve Busa and teacher Mia Robinson at Kewaydin Elementary School in Minneapolis. Tableau is a project of Arts for Academic Achievement funded by the Ford Foundation. Arts integration in the classroom is a successful strategy to increase reading comprehension, capacity for learning and decrease the achievement gap.
Video production services provided by iDream.tv/LOCATION IMAGES. This documentary was produced, digitally filmed on location at Minneapolis Public Schools and edited in Minneapolis, MN.
Internationally acclaimed Kao Kalia Yang, author of The Late Homecomer, inspired students at Hmong International Academy in Minneapolis and helped them find their voice. The residency was a collaboration between Arts for Academic Achievement and the English Language Learners Dept. of Minneapolis Public Schools culminating in a "publishing" adventure to Minnesota Center for Book Arts.
Videographer Paul Auguston captures the spirit of the residency.
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MULTI-CAMERA LIVE PERFORMANCE DOCUMENTATION
Students from across Minneapolis come together to showcase their talents in this 17th Annual Celebration of the Arts. This year the theme was JAZZ! Performance at the Tedd Mann Concert Hall with T. Mychael Rambo officiating. Guest appearances by JD Steele, Kevin Washington, Charmin Michele and others. DVD copies of the full performance are available for purchase. Enjoy some highlights here.