Videos are listed chronologically by date added, beginning with the most recent
Ask Artists Episode 6: “Move It” Movement (Part 4: Dance Performance) - Mitchell Larsen
Mitchell presents a performance they created with the combination of exercises and ends with “10 Things” (that they turn into 14 Things), with a list of advice, wisdom, lived experience, dos and don’ts, etc.
Ask Artists Episode 5: “Out Loud” Songwriting (Part 4: Performance - Big Fish) - Lancelot Knight
Lancelot discusses how to deal with nerves when getting ready to perform. In addition to the “10 Things” to remember when creating and performing, Lancelot performs some of his own original songs, including the song he developed with students in Part 3.
Ask Artists Episode 5: “Out Loud” Songwriting (Part 3: Writing a Song) - Lancelot Knight
Lancelot guides students through the process of writing their own song to a melody he composed. Students will explore metaphor and rhyme as they create two verses and one chorus to their own thematic song.
Ask Artists Episode 5: “Out Loud” Songwriting (Part 2: About Songwriting) - Lancelot Knight
Students are introduced to the fundamentals of songwriting by breaking down the parts that make up a song. Lancelot also discusses considerations involved in the writing process including the theme, melody, finding the right words, use of syllables, and rhyming.
Ask Artists Episode 4: “Speak Up” Spoken Word (Part 4: Perspective with Peace) - Peace Akintade
Peace takes students on an inspirational journey of her own growth and different opportunities that helped her realize who she is and what she likes. She provides insight to fears she had when she was starting out and reminds students that they continue to grow with new opportunities as they are ...
Ask Artists Episode 4: “Speak Up” Spoken Word (Part 2: Writing with Peace) - Peace Akintade
Students will use their senses, draw upon imagery, and explore ways to create their own, personalized poems. Peace will introduce students to four different techniques/exercises to experiment with as they explore creating images with words.
Ask Artists Episode 4: “Speak Up” Spoken Word (Part 1: Meet The Artist) - Peace Akintade
Meet interdisciplinary artist Peace Akintade, Saskatchewan’s Youth Poet Laureate for 2020-21. Peace talks about her practice and discusses where she draws inspiration from. This includes music, observing interactions amongst people, and personal experiences as a young black immigrant and refugee ...
Ask Artists Episode 2: “I Am” Puppetry (Part 4: Putting on a Puppet Show) - Crispi Lord
Crispi introduces us to ways to get started: determining who the characters are, place, conflict/plot, etc. Crispi considers things you should be mindful of when preparing to present your story for an audience, such as performing techniques and accessories, including lighting, sound, backdrop, et...