This was great! I really enjoy these professional development workshops and this one had cool ideas I can take and use in the classroom tomorrow! The speaker was very organized, executed her objectives well, and provided useful techniques. Fun time!
Clark State Community College Performing Arts Center
The message was right on target - every student was engaged.
Grace Adams, Kendall NY
Robin is a unique and creative artist whose leadership has helped countless students and teachers. Her experience has been invaluable and her high expectations have helped our staff in attaining not only our artistic goals but also our academic goals.
Andrew Koonce, Principal Cleveland School of the Arts
It was very interesting to learn about all the different kinds of acting skills.
Kirk, a student
I don’t usually gush, but this was FABULOUS! For 45 minutes, Robin Pease held her audience
spellbound (students and adults alike). She skillfully created an awareness of cultural differences while augmenting the children’s awareness of the even greater degree to which we are all alike.
Lynne Lipcon, Young Audiences Massachusetts
You all did an amazing job this summer. The performance showed real and substantive accomplishment by the children – a testament to your team’s work. Congratulations and THANK YOU!
Kathleen Cerveny, Cleveland Foundation
The kids watching and participating in her performance didn’t need to be told twice to listen; they
were riveted by Pease’s performance.
Kara Friend, Charleston, WVA
The performance was superb. The children were engrossed from start to finish. They wanted more!
Viola Franklin Melbourne, Florida
I believe the show clearly demonstrates that the "Founding Fathers" based many portions of the Constitution on their knowledge of Iroquois government, rather than on the Magna Carta, as textbooks often claim.
Shari Gully Burlington, North Carolina
I liked the fact that we worked together and the results were amazing.
Chandler, a student
Learning has never been such fun and so moving. It is a great way to learn history!
Patricia Waite, Levittown, PA
THE LAST FUGITIVE SLAVE performance showed the emotional distress and physical consequences of the slavery institution; Robin incorporated students into her performance, directly having them see the importance of the teaching of history and culture by means of the theatrical arts.
Being that many of our students from Japan, Korea, Taiwan, France, Russia and Turkey have limited verbal and listening skills, the visual part of the program created a captive audience.
Cinnie Wappel, New Hope, PA
When you add movement to a poem, it makes it so much easier to understand.
Maddi, a student
In addition to teaching in the schools, she is one of our best presenters of teacher professional development and is called upon regularly by other arts organizations for professional development.
Marsha Dobrzynski, Young Audiences of Northeast Ohio