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Dawn's Early Light / Malone Connection

Cool Creative Careers * Master Class or Residency 4th-8th

Time Frames
During School Day, After School, Summer, Weekend
Residency, On Campus Program
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, Community/Fam., Talented/Gifted


Learn the many exciting career possibilities available to artists! Participants are introduced to various fields where creative talents and abilities can be applied. They gain insight into innovative thinking and receive great tips on how to remain focused, energized, creative and relevant. Chose the master class or the residency, which allows students to meet a different artist each session and thus learn the specifics of each expert’s professional world. These sessions involve in-depth Q&A, fun discussion and dynamic activities highlighting specific career options. (Also see Mentorship through Entrepreneurship*grades 4-8 and Create*Achieve High School Excellence 9-12)

Students Will

  • Identify and process the work tasks involved with various careers
  • Explore creative careers and identify their individual skills and talents
  • Literacy Connection: Odd Jobs by Abigail R. Gehring ISBN-10:1-61608-619-x * ISBN-13: 978-1-61608-619-0
  • Interpret ideas and moods in original artworks, portfolios, and exhibitions by peers and others
  • Conduct in-progress analyses and critiques of personal artworks
  • Polish presentation skills by developing mini-campaigns
  • Generate a research plan for gathering relevant information about the major research question.


Dates: Monday-Sunday
Times: 8:00 - 6:00
Duration: 50 minutes
School Fee: Price Per Hour: $350.00
Minimum Attendance: 8
Maximum Attendance: 60
Bilingual: No
Technical Needs: Large table, two chairs
Other Information: * please read cancellation policy

Scheduling / Booking

Instructions: For Scheduling call: Esther Malone 214-704-6782 [email protected] or [email protected]
Deadline: Available
Cancellation Policy: A program is confirmed when you receive your contract by mail, fax or email. Should illness, inclement weather or other unforeseen circumstances prevent the program from taking place as scheduled, Dawn’s Early Light (DEL) will offer the option of rescheduling or using a substitute artist. All cancellations are subject to full payment. With the exception of unforeseen circumstances, changing the date of a specific session can be made with two weeks notice and is subject to the availability of the artist. Changing the start date of a program can be made with a two week notice without penalty.
After School Policy: A teacher or afterschool employee must be with the students at all times to assist with classroom management. They are also responsible for supervising the students before and after class, walking students to the bus or releasing students to their parents.

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