Norfolk-based artist Matt Harrison is new to the Arts for Learning roster this year, teaching a popular workshop called “Make Comics Now.” Matt comes from a teaching family—his parents are retired elementary school teachers and his wife is a middle school English teacher, and he says conversations about classroom theory and its practical applications have […]
Virginia Beach storyteller, April Uhrin, is committed to preserving the ancient art of storytelling. In an era where technology teases at taking over our imagination, April uses physical comedy, dynamic vocality, and active engagement to re-ignite the imagination of young students in any classroom. Her highly-energetic style of storytelling keeps audiences actively listening, visualizing, and roaring with laughter. April has performed for libraries, schools, awards ceremonies, and storytelling festivals all over the country, and can adapt her repertoire for audiences of all ages.