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Mary J. Kelly

Mary J. Kelly

Mary J. Kelly, MFA is an energetic, passionate Professional Storyteller, Drama Specialist, and Teaching Artist with 30 years experience. Mary employs an arts-based process utilizing drama, storytelling, reading, and writing for classroom residencies. Her program curriculum adheres

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Midnight Train: Harriet Tubman on the Underground Railroad


Program description

Mary portrays Harriet Tubman during her years as a slave, her journey to freedom and her endeavors to help others flee northward. Harriet’s story is one of triumph and survival under the harshest conditions one can imagine. Mary brings Harriet’s story to life with her uniquely expressive vocalizations and visually exciting physical movements creating a cavalcade of characters that reflect


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Booking / scheduling contact

Program Detail

Program type: In-School Performance
Artistic Discipline: History & Heritage, Storytelling, Theatre
Subject: Fine Arts: Theatre, History, Language Arts, Social Studies
Population served: Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8
Bilingual: No
Available dates:

Available Year-Round

Available times:

upon request

Space / technical requirements:

Cafeteria or Media Center. Depends on audience size.

Fees / Ticketing:

Call for information

Supporting Materials


Has conducted educational programming for 2 or more years: Yes
Provides study guides for teachers and or students: Yes



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