Anansi the Spider - 2011

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Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
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Counties Affected
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Project Overview

Presented by CLIMB Theatre and based on the West African folktales and the master of trickery Anansi. The play was followed by 20 minutes of activities to encourage reading readiness. Climb Theatre, located in Inver Grove Heights, MN, is a touring educational theatre that brings plays and classes directly to schools and other agencies throughout Minnesota and the Upper Midwest.

Project Details

Event Dates, Locations and Attendance at each individual event: June 14, 2011. Perham Area Public Library
Program Outputs: 43 participants at 1 performance

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Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

Measurable Outcomes may be collected by survey, anecdotal responses, pre-test/post-test, observations;Describe proposed end user change in Behavior, Attitude, Skills, Knowledge, Condition and/or Status.

  • Encourage early childhood literacy and demonstrate possibilities to caregivers.
Measurable Outcome(s)
  • 75% of the caregivers said they would be likely to use the story in their own setting.
  • 60% of the children had not seen a live play (based on their responses)
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1500 Highway 36 West
Roseville, MN 55113-4266