Due to sold out shows, we’ve added a 7th performance of “The Cross & the Switchblade.” Join us on Sunday, February 17 at 3 pm for this inspiring musical (see previous post for show description).
Call 913.397.7071 to reserve your seats today!
$9 in advance. ($12 at the door)
The Cross & The Switchblade
Musical by Lin Sexton. Adapted from the book by David Wilkerson with John & Elizabeth Sherrill.
Thurs., Feb. 7 @ 7 p.m.
Fri., Feb 8 @ 7 p.m.
Sat., Feb 9 @ 2 p.m. AND 7 p.m.
Fri., Feb 15 @ 7 p.m.
Sat. Feb 16 @ 7 p.m.
Sun. Feb. 17 at 3 p.m. (NEW SHOW ADDED)
Purchase tickets by calling 913.397.7071.
Nicky Cruz had more than 16 knifings to his name, along with the credit of leading the Mau Maus, one of New York’s most vicious gangs. And Nicky don’t want this skinny preacher taking over Nicky’s turf.
“Nicky has a plan. If that preacher sticks around, he’s gonna bleed…he’s gonna bleed long and slow.”
Purchase your tickets from Greenleaf at: firstname.lastname@example.org or (913) 397-7071 OR by contacting a cast member
Ticket price: $9.00
($12 at the door)
Purchase tickets soon! This show is a favorite Greenleaf performance and we expect it to sell out fast.
(PG-13: mature themes)
Performance Location: Greenleaf Music & Arts Academy, 1500 E. Kansas City Road, Suite 10, Olathe, KS 66061
Happy back-to-school week, Olathe! Remember to make the arts an important part of your educational experience this year!
“A student making music experiences the “simultaneous engagement of senses, muscles, and intellect. Brain scans taken during musical performances show that virtually the entire cerebral cortex is active while musicians are playing.” (Learning and the Arts: Crossing Boundaries, 2000, p. 14)
“Dramatic play, rhyming games, and songs are some of the language-rich activities that build pre-reading skills.” (Young Children and the Arts: Making Creative Connection, 1998, p. 1)
“Preschoolers who were given music keyboard lessons improved their spatial-temporal reasoning…used for understanding relationships between objects such as calculating a proportion or playing chess.” (Education Leadership, November, 1998, p. 38)
“Creative activity is also a source of joy and wonder, while it bids its students to touch, taste, hear, and see the world. Children are powerfully affected by storytelling, music, dance, and the visual arts. They often construct their understanding of the world around musical games, imaginative dramas and drawing.” (Hamblen, Karen A., Theories and Research That Support Art Instruction for Instrumental Outcomes, 1993)
“Regular, frequent instruction in drama and sign language created higher scores in language development for Head Start students than for a control group.” (Young Children and the Arts: Making Creative Connections, 1998, p. 1)
“Listening to music for just an hour a day changes brain organization…EEG results showed greater brain coherence and more time spent in the alpha state.” (Malyarenko, et al., 1996)
-Compiled by Americans for the Arts
The date has changed for our Worship Dance Workshop! It is now July 23-27 from 7-9 pm. Read the instructor’s class description below and call 913.397.7071 today to register.
WORSHIP WORKSHOP DESCRIPTION - Instructor, Kirsten Kawase
True worship engages the heart, mind, and body; however, finding a fitting expression for our physical bodies’ desire for expression is often difficult. This workshop develops dancing to physically engagement in worship.
Students will learn how to:
· interpret music into movement,
· improvise with a group,
· and lead others in worship with their dancing.
This workshop is recommended for dancers of all levels of experience interested in improvisation and worship. Its techniques and exercises can further be used for personal bible studies and choreographing.
· Personal Bible
· Water bottle
· Workout clothing*
*Sweats and simple shirt are fine. No specific dance clothing is required, but ladies should still ensure they are modestly covered.
The songs, “Amazing Grace,” “Come Thou Fount,” “Revive Us Again,” and “It Is Well” have inspired and comforted millions. These are hymns born in the real world, written by flawed and broken humans who sought and found a real God. Come hear their stories.
Beginning this month, Leslie Smith will be offering piano and clarinet lessons on Saturday mornings and Trevor Sheafer will teach guitar on Saturday afternoons!
To register or set up a lesson consultation, call 913-397-7071.
Just a few snapshots of studio life! Enjoy!
Tap with Miss NatalieSilly hat day in Storybuilders Class.Storytellers Class…acting out a story, of course.Creative Movement with Miss KimLeslie, Edna, & Brianna in the office — where the behind-the-scenes magic happens.Theatre warm-up games.A review.
What Students Are Saying“My college voice instructor told me I should send a thank you note to my teachers at Greenleaf because they did such a great job training me without hurting my voice.”Rebekah Bruton
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