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