Year-round, educational programming for k-12, college students, and beyond.
IN SCHOOL ASSEMBLY PERFORMANCES
Almanac is a Roster Artist with Young Audiences of New Jersey and Eastern Pennsylvania, and offers AcroAction!, a specially developed, 45 minute assembly program for grades K-4 (with a focus on, "What can we do together that we can't do apart?") or grades 4-8 (bodies as simple machines). We also offer in-school workshops on teamwork and character values through acrobatics through Young Audiences.
Almanac's company members have taught workshops at countless elementary, middle, and high schools, and after school programs, as well as at the University of Pennsylvania, Colgate University, the Wharton MBA and Advanced Management Programs, the Philly Improv Theatre, and many others. Almanac offers workshops for ages 4-adult on:
- Trust and risk
- Partner Acrobatics
- Creative Movement
- Choreography and Composition
- Contact Improv
- Comedy Improv
- Physical Theatre
- Contemporary Dance
- Aerial Performanc
Almanac can build complete performances with groups of students, or add exciting acrobatic, theatre, and dance instruction to an existing arts curriculum. Almanac has taught summer camps in partnership with ASAP, Bearnstow, and camps in the Philadelphia area. We offer a unique pairing of acrobatics, theatre games, and devised theatre technics that allows students to have full control over the creation process.
Anyone can be an acrobat! From professional circus artists looking to add some creativity to their acts to hobbyists trying a two-high for the first time, Almanac's company members create safe, fun environments for every kind of student to learn and grow. We offer private lessons in:
- Partner Acrobatics
- Static Trapeze
- Hip Hop
- Modern/Contemporary Dance
- Physical Theatre/Acting/Audition Pre
Corporate Team Building
What can acrobatics teach us about the importance of leaving our comfort zones, taking risks, and trusting the members of our teams? What do theatre artists know about communication and collaboration that can apply to a business environment? Looking for an out-of-the-box corporate education experience? Almanac has the perfect combination of skills to reinvigorate employees and give new meaning to the words synergy and collaboration.