In-School Residencies

Classroom content taught through theatre.

Connections (grades 3-10)

Connections is a five-day pre-reading residency that uses theatre techniques to strengthen comprehension skills and build excitement about a piece of literature. At the end of the program, each student receives a copy of the book. (Call for current book list.)

Jennifer Roberts, Director of Education for Hartford Stage, discusses our "Connections" education program which has reached more than 60,000 students in classrooms in almost 50 communities across the state of Connecticut.

Innovations (grades K-8)

Innovations is a five-day residency that uses theatre techniques to increase scientific literacy by engaging students emotionally and kinesthetically with classroom content. All residencies link to CT science standards. (Call for current topic list.)

Foundations (pre-K)

Foundations is a 45-minute workshop that strengthens early learning skills through dramatic exploration of a piece of literature. All workshops link to CT preschool performance standards and include a teacher’s guide to suggested follow-up activities. (Call for current book list.)

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