Danyel Mann visited all of the BMS choirs and taught them custom choreography for their upcoming musical, Annie Jr. Adding choreography elevates the difficulty level of the production and improves coordination since students need to be able to sing and move at the same time. Danyel does a wonderful job tailoring the choreography to the skill level of each grade (6th, 7th, and 8th grade). The students always enjoy working with Danyel. She demonstrates the moves very clearly an
During Bren Bataclan’s mural residency, every BIS student participated in a workshop where Bren taught them about his “Smile Project” where he leaves his paintings all over the world for people to find and take with them. In exchange, he simply asks for the recipients of his paintings to spread kindness. During the workshop, the students also learned how to draw characters in Bren’s style. He assigned each student a character to design for the mural. Bren then chose at least
An actress from the IRT, Millicent Wright, did a Google Meet with each of our classes. She shared lots of information about A Christmas Carol at IRT. She read from her script to show the students how to use their voices. She also discussed the play the students were reading in class and asked them about their version of A Christmas Carol. She shared different ways to improve their acting in class.
B inspired yoga studio comes into our Lifestyle Fitness class and will teach the basic moves and discusses the importance yoga and how it helps the overall individual. Yoga involves repetition and holding poses that will increase individual strength. Also, certain poses are in effect “weight training”, supporting the body weight in gravity. It improves one’s posture and flexibility. Students are taught that yoga will also boost metabolism, increases blood flow, and most impor
This week, Artist Yulia Avgustinovich, from Lakewood, Colorado, is going to be installing her mural in downtown Batesville! The mural will be installed on the south east corner of Walnut Street near George Street. Check out a sneak peek below, and keep a look our for LOTS of new art in Batesville! A special thank you to Isons Pizza and Viji Saravanan for providing meals for the installation crew. Thank you to the installation crew Brad Longstreth, John Kuhlman, and Robert R