Arts in Education

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Black Violin – Arts In Education

November 3

Classical Crossover, Youth

Classically trained musicians play genre-bending music, radically fusing hip-hop and pop with classical to create a kaleidoscope of sounds uniquely their own. Their perception-changing, stereotype-shattering mission: to encourage and empower people of all ages, ethnic, and socioeconomic backgrounds to find what connects us.
Theater Unspeakable – American Revolution

November 15

Theatre

This performance is for school groups only. Recommended for Grades: 6 – 12
History in 50 minutes — seven actors, two feet off the ground, share 21 square feet of space to recreate the entire American fight for independence from Lexington to Yorktown. With only the actor’s bodies, voices, and (pantomimed) cannons, the show evokes an epic period in American history.
Mr. Popper’s Penguins
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Mr. Popper’s Penguins

February 9, 2018

This performance is for school groups only. Recommended for Grades: 1 – 5 In the small town of Stillwater, house painter Mr. Popper is a pleasant, practical, predictable person who periodically pines for polar adventures. But when a peculiar package on the Poppers’ porch produces a penguin, chaos waddles into their lives!  With catchy songs and penguin puppets aplenty, this delightful and action-packed musical adaptation of Richard and Florence Atwater’s popular book will leave you chirping with cheer!
Doktor Kaboom! LIVE WIRE! The Electricity Tour

March 8, 2018

This performance is for school groups only. Recommended for Grades: 4 – 8 Creatively blending theatre arts with the wonders of scientific exploration, Doktor Kaboom will explore the fundamentals of electrical energy and the history of humanity’s adventures with its potential. This unique event, co-commissioned by Doktor Kaboom and the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts returns to The Performing Arts Center thanks to popular demand. Hold on to your hats!
Enchantment Theater – My Father’s Dragon

March 13, 2018

This performance is for school groups only. Recommended for Grades: K – 4 The beloved Newbery Honor book about a resourceful boy named Elmer comes delightfully to life in this charming tale about compassion, courage, and friendship. Using puppets, masks, magical scenic effects, and original music, Enchantment Theatre Company brings Elmer’s marvelous quest to the stage, with an adventure that reminds us all that we are never too young to make a difference.
David Gonzalez: Pixing
Arts in Education
David Gonzalez: Pixing

March 28, 2018

This performance is for school groups only. Recommended for Grades: 1 – 5 What if pictures appeared in the air whenever you sang, but you could only sing the truth? What if that magic talent showed kind people kindness and bad people their badness? Would you sing out? Pixing tells the story of Ben, a jester-in-training, as he discovers, shares, and is badly bullied for his special gift of song in a brand-new production by gifted storyteller David Gonzalez.
Rainbow Fish
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Rainbow Fish

April 19, 2018

This performance is for school groups only. Recommended for Grades: Pre-K – 2 From the same company that earned international acclaim for its unique interpretations of the works of Eric Carle’s The Very Hungry Caterpillar comes a new show, The Rainbow Fish, that includes an original stage adaptation of Marcus Pfister’s colorful story as well two of the author’s companion tales, Rainbow Fish Discovers the Deep Sea and Opposites.