Bridget Palmer

Bridget Palmer

Bridget Palmer has directed theater projects with youths ages 4 -14 for over 20 years through her programs Santa Rosa Children’s Theater, Show Biz Kidz, A Theater For Children,  and her role as a Drama Specialist in Sonoma County schools. She also works for the Luther Burbank Center as a Teaching

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Shining a Light on History Through Puppetry


Program description

Help your students develop a love for history as they explore the emotions sparked and actions taken by individuals in a historical period of your choice. With its play of darkness, color, and light, shadow puppetry provides a stimulating medium for the students’ self-expression, imagination, empathy, and creativity.  In this residency, students choose a historical event to dramatize and


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Booking / scheduling contact

Program Detail

Program type: Residency
Artistic Discipline: Literary Arts, Storytelling, Theatre
Subject: Language Arts, Performing Arts
Population served: Grade 01, Grade 02, Grade 03, Grade 04, Grade 05, Grade 06, Grade 07, Grade 08, Kindergarten, Pre-K
Bilingual: No
Available dates:

To be negotiated.


Two or more years of educational programming experience: 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
Provides scholarship and reduced fees: Yes
Maintains general liability insurance: Yes
Performs criminal background checks on staff with youth contact: Yes
Criminal background check(s) available: Yes
Three letters of recommendation / references available: Yes