UBU 2019 RESIDENCIES | WORKSHOPS | Presentations

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August 26 - 30, 2019

  • SEL Suicide Prevention Residency for Teens;
    • Alice Cooper's Solid Rock Teen Center 
    • https://www.alicecoopersolidrock.com/
  • SEL Suicide Prevention/Anti-Bullying for 5th Graders
    • Pendergast Elementary School
      •  Pendergast Elementary School District, Glendale AZ

September 9 - 13, 2019

  • SEL Suicide Prevention/Anti-Bullying for 5th Graders 
    • Sonoran Sky Elementary School 
      • Pendergast Elementary School District, Glendale AZ

September 16 - 19, 2019

  • SEL Suicide Prevention/Anti-Bullying for 5th Graders 
    • Garden Lakes Elementary School 
      • Pendergast Elementary School District, Glendale AZ

September 20, 2019

  • Verde Valley Mental Health Coalition, Suicide Prevention Mental Health Summit
    • 3 Break-out workshops
    • Delivered Keynote Address

September 23 - 27

  • SEL Suicide Prevention/Anti-Bullying for 5th Graders 
    • Canyon Breeze Elementary School 
      • Pendergast Elementary School District, Glendale AZ

October 2 - November 1, 2019

  • SEL Substance Abuse Prevention
    • Cactus Shadows High School
    • Cave Creek Unified School District, Cavecreek, AZ

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October 21 - 25, 2019

  • SEL Suicide Prevention/Anti-Bullying for 5th Graders 
    • Amberlea Elementary School 
      • Pendergast Elementary School District, Glendale AZ

November 4 - 8, 2018

  • SEL Suicide Prevention/Anti-Bullying for 5th Graders 
    • Desert Mirage Elementary School 
      • Pendergast Elementary School District, Glendale AZ

November 4 & 5, 2019

  • Alice Cooper's Solid Rock: PROOF IS IN THE PUDDING Music Contest Semi-finals
    • Host & Perform
    • CB Live, North Scottsdale AZ


November 13, 2019

  • Alice Cooper's Solid Rock: PROOF IS IN THE PUDDING Music Contest Finals
    • Host 
    • Mesa Arts Center, North Scottsdale AZ

November 18 - 22, 2019

  • SEL Suicide Prevention/Anti-Bullying for 5th Graders 
    • Sunset Ridge Elementary School 
      • Pendergast Elementary School District, Glendale AZ

December 2 -6, 2019

  • SEL Suicide Prevention/Anti-Bullying for 5th Graders 
    • Westwind 5-8  School 
      • Pendergast Elementary School District, Glendale AZ

UBU 2020 RESIDENCIES | WORKSHOPS | PRESENTATIONS

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January 6 - 10, 2020

  • SEL Substance Abuse Prevention
    • Cactus Shadows High School
    • Cave Creek Unified School District, Cavecreek, AZ

January 13 - 17, 2020

  • SEL Suicide Prevention/Anti-Bullying for 5th Graders 
    • Desert Horizon Elementary School 
      • Pendergast Elementary School District, Glendale AZ

January 21, 2020

  • Speak Up! Stand Up! Save a Life! Conference
    • Performance of "I Will Stand Up For You", Script, Music, Lyrics by David Simmons
    • GCU Campus, Phoenix, AZ

January 27 - February 7

  •  SEL General Prevention/Anti-Bullying
    • Sedona Public School
    • Sedona, AZ

February 19, 20, 21, 2020

  • 2020 Arizona Department of Education ESSA Conference
    • SEL and STEM to STEAM Break-out session Presenter

February 24 - 28, 2020

  • SEL Suicide Prevention/Anti-Bullying for 5th Graders 
    • Villa de Paz Elementary School 
      • Pendergast Elementary School District, Glendale AZ

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March 2, 2020, 7pm

  • 1st Annual UBU Project Upstream Benefit Music Festival
    • David Simmons & Friends
    • Special Guest Performer: Academy Award Winner & Broadway Star JK Simmons
      • Phoenix Center for the Arts 3rd Street Theater

March 2 - 7, 2020

  • SEL Suicide Prevention/Anti-Bullying for 5th Graders 
    • Rio Vista Elementary School 
      • Pendergast Elementary School District, Glendale AZ

March 16 - 19, 2020

  • SEL Suicide Prevention/Anti-Bullying for 5th Graders 
    • Copper King Elementary School 
      • Pendergast Elementary School District, Glendale AZ

March 23 - 27, 2020

  • Drama @ The Rock
    • New Theater  Program at Alice Cooper's Solid Rock Teen Center

March 30 - April 3, 2020

  • Drama @ The Rock
    • New Theater  Program at Alice Cooper's Solid Rock Teen Center

April 4 - 8, 2020

  • STEM to STEAM Core Curriculum Residency
    • Desert Shadows Elementary School
    • Paradise Valley Unified School District

UBU Previous Residencies | Workshops | Classes

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ONGOING: Monday Evenings, 6pm-7:30pm

  • Songwriting Class
    • Alice Cooper's The Rock Teen Center
    • https://www.alicecoopersolidrock.com/
    • 13625 N. 32nd Street, Phoenix, AZ 85032 (Thunderbird & the 51)


September 12, 13, 14, 2018

  • #NeverGiveUp Suicide Prevention Songwriting Workshop Residency
    • Willard Alternative High School, Missoula, MT
    • https://www.mcpsmt.org/willard
    • (co-sponsored by The United Way of Missoula and a generous gift from Peter & Phyllis Strupp)


October 12 & 13, 2018

  • Adjudicator: Alice Cooper's Proof is in the Pudding Music Competition
  • https://www.alicecoopersolidrock.com/events/


October 15 - 19, 2018

  • Arts Integration Residency Workshops
    • Buckeye Union High School, Buckeye, AZ
      • Intro to Theater: History of Greek Theater 
      • Theater Tech: Audio Science
  • #NeverGiveUp Suicide Prevention
    • Buckeye Union High School, Buckeye, AZ
      • Hawk Haven Guidance Program
    • http://buhsd.org/

November  14 & 15

  • Presenter: ESSA Conference in Tucson, AZ
  • https://www.azed.gov/essaconference/
    • In partnership with Alice Cooper's The Rock Teen Center
    • https://www.alicecoopersolidrock.com/


December 10 - 14, 2018

  • Arts Integration & Suicide Prevention Residency/Workshops
    • Buckeye Union High School, Buckeye, AZ
      • Acting/Directing:  Rehearsal Consultation + Individual Mentoring
    • #NeverGiveUp Suicide Prevention
      • Hawk Haven Guidance Program
    • http://buhsd.org/

January 14 - February 15, 2019

  • #NeverGiveUp Substance Abuse Prevention Residencies
    • Cactus Shadows High School, Cave Creek, AZ 


January 22, 2019

  • Arizona Arts Congress (UBU is a Sponsoring Organization)
    • House Lawn of the Arizona State Capitol, 1700 W. Washington.
    • http://azcitizensforthearts.org/arts-congress/?utm_source=AZCA+Subscribers&utm_campaign=c95f52a0d1-Arts_Congress_Full_January_Push1_8_2016_COPY_01&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_0d038c99e6-c95f52a0d1-&mc_cid=c95f52a0d1&mc_eid=%5bUNIQID%5d


February 7 & 8, 2019

  • Presenter: Arizona Association for Gifted and Talented Conference 
    • Phoenix Convention Center
    • https://aagt.wildapricot.org/ 


February 26, 2019

  • Presenter: 2nd Annual ASU Mental Health Conference
  • ASU Student Pavillion


March 5 & 8, 2019

  • Arts Integration/Self-Esteem Residency
  • Boys and Girls Clubs of Scottsdale, Charros Branch


April 24 & 25, 2019

  • UBU Masterclass
  • University of Montana School of Music, Missoula MT


May 8, 13-16, 2019

  • Suicide & Substance Abuse Prevention Residency
  • Intellischools, Paradise Valley Campus

UBU Project Overview: Narrated by J.K. Simmons