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Pamela Dharamsey Lee, Ox + Dragon

Pamela Dharamsey Lee, Ox + Dragon

Pamela Dharamsey Lee, director, choreographer, singer, and visual artist, has been developing her own integrated arts pedagogy since 1992 through her company Ox + Dragon.  She has been teaching in a variety of settings and studios on both coasts, helping children to access their own creative

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Tales from Outer Suburbia


Program description

With graphic novel Tales from Outer Suburbia by Shaun Tan, students learn about a creature from another world, and will have discussions, improvisations, time to write, draw.  We will explore how difficult and how wondrous it is to be placed in a culture vastly different than your own.

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Program Detail

Program type: In-School Residency
Artistic Discipline: Acting Techniques, Dance, Improv, Integrated Arts, Literary Arts, Storytelling, Theatre, Visual Arts
Cultural Origin: Multi-Cultural
Subject: Communication, Dance, Language Arts, Music, Theatre, Visual Arts, World Languages
Population served: Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Students with Disabilities
Bilingual: No
Length of program: Four 45 min classes or Eight 45 min classes

Washington State Learning Standards

Tell us how your program adheres to the state's education standards...:

EALR 2.1 Applies a creative process to theatre.  (Identifies, selects, analyzes, interprets, uses, implements, reflects, refines and presents/performs)

EALR 2.3 Applies a responding process to performance and/or presentation of theatre.  (Engages, describes, analyzes, interprets, and evaluates)


Conducts educational programming for 2 or more years: Yes
Maintains general liability insurance: Yes
Three letters of recommendation / references available: Yes
Provides study guides for teachers and or students: Yes
Connects to State and or Common Core Curriculum Standards: Yes
Provides tools to assess student learning (workshops and residencies): Yes
Conducts ongoing assessments of program quality: Yes

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