THE COTERIE
Level One, Crown Center Shops
2450 Grand Blvd., Ste. 144
Kansas City, MO  64108
www.thecoterie.org
Order by phone: 816.994.8832
 
REQUEST A CLASSROOM IMMERSION
2022-2023 SEASON
 
Please submit your request and our booking coordinator will reach out to you with further information.

The box office is open from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM Monday through Friday.

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IMPORTANT INFORMATION: PLEASE READ CAREFULLY

THIS FORM IS ONLY TO SUBMIT A REQUEST
Once your request is received, you will be contacted by our Booking Coordinator to proceed.
 
*Three 50-minute sessions can be arranged to suit your schedule
* Cost is $300 per classroom sized group
* We have a 10% discount for booking 4 or more classrooms
* Reservations will be booked in order of receipt of form.
* Payment is due 30 days in advance.

Classroom Immersions

Readers Theatre | Grades 1-4
  • Students will work with a professional vaccinated/masked teaching artist to rehearse and perform a short script based on a traditional folktale, focusing on reading fluency, intonation, flow, and expression.
  • A teacher consultation will occur beforehand to ensure we serve the needs of your class and to select a multicultural folktale from our list.
  • The residency will align with Missouri and Kansas English Language Arts and Theatre Arts standards.
  • Script options include Anansi and Five, The Cheetah and The Lazy Hunter, The Deer People, Why the Sun and Moon Live In The Sky, and The Chanchasa Bird.
 
Heroes | Grades 4-8
  • Students will work with a professional vaccinated/masked teaching artist to write and perform a short first person monologue about a "hero" (based on a historical/real figure).
  • Using existing monologues as examples, students will analyze what makes a good monologue and demonstrate that understanding through their own original writing.
  • A teacher consultation will occur beforehand to ensure we serve the needs of your class.
  • The residency will align with Missouri and Kansas English Language Arts and Theatre Arts standards, and will offer students the option to share their work with each other. 
Electric Poe | Grades 8-12
  • Students will view a performance of The Masque of the Red Death OR The Pit and the Pendulum (determined by classroom instructor) from The Coterie‚Äôs production of Electric Poe starring professional actor and teaching artist R.H. Wilhoit, underscored by musician Rex Hobart.
  • Wilhoit will then join students in person as their vaccinated/masked teaching artist to explore the historical and cultural context that inspired Poe, as well as the use of symbolism and imagery to create lasting impact.
  • Writing to composer Rex Hobart's Electric Poe underscore as inspiration, students will create their own moody masterpiece in the form of a dramatic scene or monologue
  • A teacher consultation will occur beforehand to ensure we serve the needs of your class.
  • The residency will align with Missouri and Kansas English Language Arts and Theatre Arts standards, and will offer students the option to share their work with each other.
Reaching The Write Minds | Grades 7-12
(Note: single day 5 hr. workshop version is also available upon request)
  • Students will work with a Coterie professional playwright and learn to devise dialogue, action, and learn scriptwriting format
  • Over the course of three sessions, students will build characters, write two monologues, and create settings
  • At the end of the sessions, students will have the building blocks to create a scene.
  • Upon completion of this workshop, promising participants, 8th grade and older, may be nominated and interviewed to develop their plays in The Coterie's Young Playwrights' Roundtable.
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