Learning Library

Our learning library offers a collection of virtual content for both students and teachers ranging from student guides, lesson plans, professional development to archived world-class performances to enjoy. Search the library and discover the vast amount of content at your fingertips.

Music From the Sole

Music From the Sole

Overview Sandoval and Richardson explore three main facets of their artistic work with ...
Unleashing Your Creative Potential: Step Into the Fear

Unleashing Your Creative Potential: Step Into the Fear

Overview Natále’s latest music video Moreno features vibrant, colorful visuals, capturing ...
Women Trailblazers in Music: The Deserted Garden

Women Trailblazers in Music: The Deserted Garden

Judith Lynn Stillman enjoys a distinguished international career as a pianist, composer, music ...
Raise Your Voice with Oumou Sangaré and Sidy Maiga

Raise Your Voice with Oumou Sangaré and Sidy Maiga

There are many different instruments from all different cultures. Learn about some from Mali, ...
The Sun Rises Again

The Sun Rises Again

Overview As an artist who has deliberately dug into her family’s lineage to feel more ...
Dance Workout: Jillian Davis

Dance Workout: Jillian Davis

Who is dancer Jillian Davis? Jillian Davis, a Kutztown, PA native began her ballet ...
Celebrity Costume Designer: Machine Dazzle

Celebrity Costume Designer: Machine Dazzle

Be inspired to create by Machine Dazzle with FirstWorks! From a hat & sash-making ...
The Pipa // East Meets West Along the Silk Road

The Pipa // East Meets West Along the Silk Road

Overview Experience the beauty of the pipa, a Chinese instrument over 2,000 years old, ...
Climate Migration: “Ajijaak on Turtle Island”

Climate Migration: “Ajijaak on Turtle Island”

Overview In this musical, of which excerpts are available, students will experience a ...
Italy’s theatre of spectacle: eVenti Verticali

Italy’s theatre of spectacle: eVenti Verticali

Vertical Theatre brings together theatre and circus, dance and music, and new technologies. ...
L.A. Tap Sensations: Syncopated Ladies

L.A. Tap Sensations: Syncopated Ladies

Join the founders of Syncopated Ladies, Emmy nominated choreographer Chloe Arnold & Maud ...
Our Country: Art and Activism in Conversation

Our Country: Art and Activism in Conversation

A free public screening of FirstWorks Artistic Ambassador Daniel Bernard Roumain (DBR) and ...
Cartography: Mapping our Journeys

Cartography: Mapping our Journeys

A FirstWorks Creative Conversation Join FirstWorks, the creators of the multimedia ...
A Place at the Table

A Place at the Table

CONTRA-TIEMPO Artistic Director Ana Maria Alvarez talks one-on-one with fierce creators about ...
Teaching Tolerance Through Music

Teaching Tolerance Through Music

FirstWorks hosted a live Professional Development Workshop via Zoom with composer, violinist, ...
Dreams, Dance, and Decisions

Dreams, Dance, and Decisions

Overview Rooted in local Native American history, Mixashawn introduces Indigenous ...
Walkin’ with Trane

Walkin’ with Trane

This K-12 Teacher Guide from our multi-tiered residency with the dance company Urban Bush ...
Grace and Athleticism through Dance

Grace and Athleticism through Dance

Choreographer Paul Taylor was influenced by everything around him, especially the dancers in ...
Pedal Punk

Pedal Punk

Did you know that the circus, acrobatic movement, and Steampunk combined on bicycles can be ...
Forty Girls

Forty Girls

Storytelling comes in many different forms; spoken word, visually, through music. If you have ...