Story Tapestries: Regie Cabico and the ST Ensemble

  • About the Artist:

    Regie Cabico is a spoken word pioneer having won The Nuyorican Poets Cafe Grand Slam and later taking top prizes in three National Poetry Slams. Television credits include 2 seasons of HBO's Def Poetry Jam, NPR's Snap Judgement & MTV's Free Your Mind. His work appears in over 30 anthologies including Aloud: Voices from the Nuyorican Poets Café, Spoken Word Revolution & The Outlaw Bible of American Poetry. Mr. Cabico received the 2006 Writers for Writers Award from Poets & Writers for his work teaching at-risk youth at Bellevue Hospital. As a theater artist, he received three New York Innovative Theater Award Nominations for his work in Too Much Light Makes The Baby Go Blind with a win for Best Performance Art Production. The Kenyon Review recently named Regie Cabico the "Lady Gaga of Poetry" and he has been listed in BUST magazine's 100 Men We Love. Regie has supported program design and development and has written and received a number of grants to support programs.

    Category:

    • Theater
    • Writers

    Type of Programs Offered

    • residency
    • workshop
    • assembly
    • virtual
    • My Hoprah

      Description:

      How does a young Filipino American boy, growing up in Southern Maryland escape the silver queen cornfields and hold of his Catholic immigrant mother. After seeing the movie Fame, Regie is determined to get to New York City. With sharp character dialogue and comedic timing, the NPR Storyteller and spoken word artist blends slam poetry into the coming of age story My Hoprah.

      Appropriate Grade Levels:
      4th-12th and adults

      Curriculum Connections

      Assemblies and Workshops available for in-person & virtual events: All programs are adapted to the appropriate age group, curricula, and virtual platform

      ELA, Literacy, STEAM, Social Studies, History, Geography, Creative Writing, Math, Science, Character Development, World Culture.

      Specialties: ELL, Special Education

      *Our team is well versed in teaching EVERY age group and will custom design your program to meet your goals. We can weave the power of creative writing, dance, theatre, visual arts, music, and storytelling together with ANY school subject to inspire learning. All of our programs are available In-Person, Virtual, or Hybrid.

      This program is offered as:

      • residency
      • workshop
      • assembly
      • virtual
    • When I Stepped on a Lego, a Mermaid Discovered a Chicken Sandwich

      Description:

      A poetic monologue of surreal dreams unfolds as Mr. Regie discovers a magical lego block of poetry and a kaleidoscopic array of poetic devices and magical creatures emerge. This solo play dazzles young audiences with Cabico’s quicksilver delivery and comedic character work. Inspired by bedtime stories told to his nephew, Kieran, the play connects generations of Filipino warriors and wordsmiths to the art of creative language and rhythm.

      Appropriate Grade Levels:
      1st - 3rd

      Curriculum Connections

      Assemblies and Workshops available for in-person & virtual events: All programs are adapted to the appropriate age group, curricula, and virtual platform

      ELA, Literacy, STEAM, Social Studies, History, Geography, Creative Writing, Math, Science, Character Development, World Culture.

      Specialties: ELL, Special Education

      *Our team is well versed in teaching EVERY age group and will custom design your program to meet your goals. We can weave the power of creative writing, dance, theatre, visual arts, music, and storytelling together with ANY school subject to inspire learning. All of our programs are available In-Person, Virtual, or Hybrid.

      This program is offered as:

      • residency
      • workshop
      • assembly
      • virtual
    • WHEN I SAY POETRY YOU SAY ROCKS

      Description:

      In these spoken word performance workshops, participants will use “imagery” to create a poem that incorporates pop culture & autobiography to celebrate "who we are” by exploring our dreams and our most fanciful urges. We will combine outrageous lies into hyperbole and use sense memory and experimental wordplay to invigorate our language.

      Appropriate Grade Levels:
      1st - 12th and Senior Adults

      Curriculum Connections

      Assemblies and Workshops available for in-person & virtual events: All programs are adapted to the appropriate age group, curricula, and virtual platform

      ELA, Literacy, STEAM, Social Studies, History, Geography, Creative Writing, Math, Science, Character Development, World Culture.

      Specialties: ELL, Special Education

      *Our team is well versed in teaching EVERY age group and will custom design your program to meet your goals. We can weave the power of creative writing, dance, theatre, visual arts, music, and storytelling together with ANY school subject to inspire learning. All of our programs are available In-Person, Virtual, or Hybrid.

      This program is offered as:

      • residency
      • workshop
      • assembly
      • virtual
    • Booking Details

      Program Costs:

      $425 single performance; $625 for two back-to-back performances
      $125 single workshops; $600 for a day of 5 workshops back to back; $3000 for a full week of workshops

      Travel requirements or restrictions:

      Mileage may be added if funding allows.

      Additional Notes:

      For those schools that need 100% financial support to afford a program, there are new financial opportunities that we can avail to serve those needs. NO school, NO child should be denied an artist at their school due to funding constraints

      Our team is well versed in teaching EVERY age group and will custom design your program to meet your goals. We can weave the power of creative writing, dance, theatre, visual arts, music, and storytelling together with ANY school subject to inspire learning. All of our programs are available In-Person, Virtual, or Hybrid.

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  • Name or Art Agency:
    Story Tapestries
    Email:
    [email protected]
    Phone:
    (301) 916-6328
    State / County:
    Maryland, Montgomery County

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