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Educational resources

The Charleston Gaillard Center’s Education and Community Program offers free resources to teachers, students, and their families. Our Director of EducationSterling deVries, M.Ed., and Education CoordinatorStephanie Creger, MAT, curate each lesson plan purposefully and carefully to correlate with South Carolina Department of Education Standards, highlighting arts-enhanced curriculum. We have activities for a variety of grade levels. 

2019-2020 Educational Series

Gaillard On Tour: Shakespeare
Middle & High School Students

Lesson Plan 


Sweetgrass Salt Marsh
Ages 6 months–6 Years

Lesson PLan


Jazz Through the Ages
with Artist-In-Residence Emeritus,
Charlton Singleton
All ages

Video Workshops
History of Jazz in Charleston
Jazz & Music in South Carolina
Harlem Renaissance & The Jazz Connection
Education & Life as a Musician
Jazz Through the Ages Live Stream

Lesson Plan


Magic Treehouse:
Showtime with Shakespeare
1st Grade and Up

Lesson plan


Poetic Hip Hop:
From the Page to the Stage with
Artist-In-Residence Marcus Amaker
3rd Grade and Up

Lesson plan

Miss Nelson Has a Field Day
Kindergarten to 5th grade

Lesson plan


Scenes from the Nutcracker
All Ages

Lesson Plan


The Snowy Day
CD-3rd Grade

Lesson Plan


Magic in Motion with Bill Blagg
2nd – 6th Grade

Lesson Plan


Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive The Bus
CD-3rd Grade

Gaillard Center Lesson Plan

Kennedy Center Lesson Plan

Kennedy Center Cue Sheet


Sweet Chariot
3rd Grade and Up

Lesson Plan


Ranky Tanky
2nd Grade and Up

Lesson plan


Artists-In-Residence & Community Partners

Early Childhood Dance.Laugh.Learn

Hipkidz videos
Jazz and Hip-Hop
Use password: DLLHipKidz

YOBA videos
Yoga and Creative Movement
Use password: DLLYoBa

Artist-in-Residence Emeritus Charlton Singleton
Song credit: Susan Cadwell

Wash your hands song 

Dance Conservatory of Charleston
Ages 5-8

Tap Dancing

Teaching Artist Teralyn Reiter
theatreteacher.org/home

Slow Motion samurai