Imagination in Action: Karen's performances, workshops and residencies are a triumph of athleticism, artistry and imagination. Karen blends the art forms of mime and dance to 'tell' stories through movement.
Alika Hope and Ray Morant present The Music and Stories of 19th Century African Americans and Abolitionists. Historical accounts, live music and readings of primary source documents bring this period in New England history to life.
Tony Vacca, internationally renowned percussionist and composer, presents educational programs that are visually stunning and musically simply astounding.
The Guy Mendilow Ensemble is now touring its project Tales from the Forgotten Kingdom: Ladino Songs Renewed. The CD will be available soon.
A multi talented singer, composer and performer, Martin Swinger's programs include engaging classroom songwriting workshops across the curriculum, and fun concerts.
Choreographer Nikki Hu and musician Guy Van Duser use dance and music to transform academic studies into artistic learning experiences.
Burchie and Tom make the elementary curriculum come alive with their upbeat and interactive program of educational, humorous, inspirational and original songs and puppetry.
Abdou's Sabar and Djembe dynamic dance workshops and performances, Wolof language and classroom discussions bring Senegal's culture alive for your students.
International traveler and performer Pitz Quattrone shares his 20 years of experience and his love of the Didgeridoo.
Arts Are Essential (AAE) represents a juried roster of exceptional artist-educators and performers who provide the highest-caliber programs and performances throughout New England. Our programs are high energy and very participatory.
Assemblies • Hands-On Workshops
For All Ages & Abilities • Professional Development
Family Concerts • Children’s Concerts • Libraries
Camps • Senior Centers • Festivals
Customized Programs – Created With Your Dreams and Goals
Arts Are Essential, Inc., a 501(c)3, is your full service arts agency.