Abdou's Sabar and Djembe dynamic dance workshops and performances, Wolof language and classroom discussions bring Senegal's culture alive for your students.
Choreographer Nikki Hu and musician Guy Van Duser use dance and music to transform academic studies into artistic learning experiences.
Tony Vacca, internationally renowned percussionist and composer, presents educational programs that are visually stunning and musically simply astounding.
Alika Hope and Ray Morant present The Music and Stories of 19th Century African Americans and Abolitionists. Historical accounts, live music and readings of primary source documents bring this period in New England history to life.
History Alive: very powerful and moving Holocaust Education multi media presentation that features the story of Bernice's family's escape from Nazi Germany in the early 1940's using original songs and artifacts from the period.
International traveler and performer Pitz Quattrone shares his 20 years of experience and his love of the Didgeridoo.
Imagination in Action: Karen's performances, workshops and residencies are a triumph of athleticism, artistry and imagination. Karen blends the art forms of mime and dance to 'tell' stories through movement.
Burchie and Tom make the elementary curriculum come alive with their upbeat and interactive program of educational, humorous, inspirational and original songs and puppetry.
A multi talented singer, composer and performer, Martin Swinger's programs include engaging classroom songwriting workshops across the curriculum, and fun concerts.
Arts Are Essential (AAE) represents a juried roster of exceptional artist-educators and performers who provide the highest-caliber programs and performances throughout New England. Our programs are high energy and very participatory.
Assemblies • Hands-On Workshops
For All Ages & Abilities • Professional Development
Family Concerts • Children’s Concerts • Libraries
Camps • Senior Centers • Festivals
Customized Programs – Created With Your Dreams and Goals
Arts Are Essential, Inc., a 501(c)3, is your full service arts agency.