Concepts at Play


Strengthen standards-based lessons! Effectively address multiple intelligences! These action-packed 10-day residencies physically explore complex concepts and engage students' creativity as well as collaborative skills. Assessment has also shown vocabulary retention increases from 35% to 85%. Supports Project Based Learning and is aligned with California State Standards, including the Common Core.

Playing with Science (K6)
Make learning difficult science vocabulary and concepts fun! Tailor any FOSS science unit. Theatre integration animates plate tectonics or cumulonimbus clouds or the diagram of a snail—the possibilities are endless.

Playing with Poetry (K8)
Combining theatre with language arts is powerful. Our Teaching Artists maximize the effectiveness of imaginative play, bringing the classroom alive. Increase writing skills and love of language.


Theatre for English Language Learners: TELL Project (K8)
This innovative arts integration program inspires imagination, expands vocabulary, and strengthens linguistically diverse students' courage to speak and write in English.

For more information or to bring Concepts at Play to your school, contact Katie Bartholomew at 650.463.7154 or