New Moon Theater

  • About the Artist:

    Since 2006, New Moon Theater has been presenting theater and opera for kids and families throughout the Mid-Atlantic, performing in libraries, schools, summer camps, arts centers and museums. New Moon Theater is a creative partner with Port Discovery Children's Museum.

    Category:

    • Theater

    Type of Programs Offered

    • assembly
    • virtual
    • VIRTUAL Performance: The Story Basket

      Description:

      Founder Julie Kurzava adapts her favorite folk tales from around the world in a scaled down, informal and intimate setting, perfect for livestreaming. Julie’s infectious style instantly engages her audience, with lots of participation, singing, puppets, and general merrymaking.

      Performed live on Zoom, with a performance recording available for up to two weeks.

      Appropriate Grade Levels:
      This performance is appropriate for all ages, incl

      Curriculum Connections

      This program is offered as:

      • assembly
      • virtual
    • VIRTUAL Performance; Tales from the Good Earth

      Description:

      With two tricksters, a magical lake and an epic battle between the weeds and the vines, New Moon Founder Julie Kurzava has created a fantastic journey, sharing ageless stories from the four corners of the earth, emphasizing respect and appreciation for the natural world. Told in a broad, theatrical style, Julie Kurzava has been widely praised by teachers and audiences for her energy and engaging style. Classroom connections include the study of folklore, geography, ecology, and cultural awareness.

      Appropriate Grade Levels:
      Best for grades pk-5

      Curriculum Connections

      This program is offered as:

      • assembly
      • virtual
    • Minwa, Japanese Folktales

      Description:

      Konnichiwa! Minwa, Japanese Folktales is one of New Moon Theater’s most requested productions. Part of our commitment to cultural diversity through worldwide folklore, these traditional tales highlight our shared values of kindness, generosity, acceptance and responsibility for our communities. Minwa is presented in a style sure to engage people of all ages, with lots of audience participation, two large puppets, one epic battle and a sprinkling of Japanese.

      Appropriate Grade Levels:
      Best for ages 4 and up

      Curriculum Connections

      Literature, storytelling, geography, cultural diversity

      This program is offered as:

      • assembly
      • virtual
    • Booking Details

      Program Costs:

      Single $400 and up, plus travel

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  • Name or Art Agency:
    Julie Kurzava
    Email:
    [email protected]
    Phone:
    (410) 719-8603
    State / County:
    Maryland

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