Broadway Books First Class
Books are selected by Dr. Wellbrock in collaboration with each guest artist to promote student interest and support Social Justice Education.
Broadway Books First Class invites Members of the broadway community into a deaf education classroom to read Children's books and share stories about life in the theatre.
The visits PROMOTE LITERACY and arts appreciation FOR CHILDREN WHO ARE DEAF, HARD OF HEARING, AND hearing.
TAKE A PEEK INSIDE SOME
BROADWAY BOOKS FIRST CLASS EVENTS WITH SHORT VIDEOS HIGHLIGHTING GUEST ARTISTS ALI STROKER, KECIA LEWIS, LAUREN RIDLOFF, JOSHUA JACKSON, ONEIKA PHILLIPS, MARY TESTA, AND MORE!
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For the inside scoop on each visit click on "the Visits" tab above or the "read More" button below
Each Broadway Books First Class visit consists of...
A study into each guest artist prior to their visit to provide background and help students develop questions
student introductions in
American Sign LANGUAGE (ASL)
A reading of a high-quality children's book in spoken english and ASL
A question and answer session with our guest artist about life upon the wicked stage
A group photograph
A SHOW OF GRATITUDE
a book signing with copies OF THE featured BOOK for each student to bring home
FOR THE VISUAL LEARNERS...
WE ALSO TEAMED WITH KORI RUSHTON OF IRT THEATER FOR BROADWAY BOOKS UPPER CLASS
& TEACHER RANDI WELLBROCK FOR
BROADWAY BOOKS SPORTS CLASS!