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Faraway Woods, a New Podcast by Award-Winning Children’s Theatre, Teaches Pro-Social Skills

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CLIMB Theatre, a national leader in theatre for young audiences, engages children ages 4-9 through interactive audio dramas. ST. PAUL, Minn., May 23, 2016 – Kids across the country can now travel to Faraway Woods, a world of delightful characters and interactive stories, thanks to the release of a new podcast by award-winning CLIMB Theatre. CLIMB, based out of St. Paul, MN, created Faraway …

Craft: Make a Spider Out of a Paper Cup with Actor Paulino Brener

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This week, CLIMB launched a brand new podcast for ages 4-9 called Faraway Woods. Intended as resource for parents and teachers, episodes teach pro-social skills through the arts. In the episode released today, the actor who plays one of the characters, Paulino Brener, teaches kids how to create a spider out of a paper cup–as well as some basic Spanish vocabulary. Watch …

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3 Ways Theatre Education Builds Self-Confidence

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“When you have confidence, you can have a lot of fun. And when you have fun, you can do amazing things.” – NFL legend and actor, Joe Namath Self-confidence is one of the most important skills that parents and teachers can encourage in students of all ages. Students who possess self-confidence are more likely to:      Develop healthy, long-lasting friendships.      Perform well in …

Northview Elementary Student Is Touched by CLIMB’s Anti-Bullying Play

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We had the chance to sit down with Becky Hanson, Assistant Administrator of Northview Elementary, about her school’s experience with CLIMB’s anti-bullying play, The Actors’ Union Club.  Becky talked about cyberbullying and social media related bullying, and shared a wonderful story about how one of her students was greatly impacted by CLIMB’s work.

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An Engineer, a Poet, and an Architect Walk into a Conference Room

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When Shakespeare penned his now infamous line “What’s in a name?” he knew that his own title, and the legacy his name would carry, could not be so easily boiled down to the word “playwright.” An artist, a social critic, and an entertainer, Shakespeare and his King’s Men wore many literal and figurative hats throughout their years on the stage. …