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Residencies are a unique and powerful opportunity for your students to spend time with a working professional artist to learn the skills they need to become better writers and develop oral language skills. Brian "Fox" Ellis will revitalize your writing program through a dynamic, engaging, storytelling residencies. In Illinois Funding is available through the Illinois Arts Council.

Please choose the appropriate grade level to learn more about activities during a residency. K-2 | 3-12


A Sample Schedule has also been provided.

For more information on booking a residency, Contact Fox.


"The storytelling residency was the best thing we have done. Our 4th grade writing scores have been soaring since that time, and you were the reason!"

- Betsey Zellman
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