Gustavo the Impossibilist attempts feats of unrealized silliness for your pleasure and amazement. A skilled clown and expert at turning the unexpected into hilarity, Gustavo will bring the house down and leave your students in stitches.
Skills: stilts; juggling; object play; plate spinning; humour; audience participation
Grades K – 3 – understanding of arts elements (drama; dance; theatre); expectations for social sharing in theatre environments; personal and collective responsibility associated with creating, experiencing and sharing in a safe learning environment; inquiry through the arts as an opportunity for risk-taking and play-based learning; the arts connect our experiences with the experiences of others.
Grades 4 – 6 – creative expression is a means to explore and share one’s identity within a community; exploring works of arts exposes us to diverse values, knowledges, and perspectives; works of art influence and are influenced by the world around us; experiencing art is a means to develop empathy for others’ perspectives and experiences.