Education at the Eissey
Goldner Arts in the Gardens for Young People - 2017-2018 Season
Each season, the Eissey Campus Theatre presents a series of school shows open to school groups throughout Palm Beach County and beyond. With generous underwriting by Paul and Sandra Goldner, the shows are priced at $5 per ticket and reach over 5,000 children each year.
- Performances based on Florida Standards.
- Students experience a live performing arts show
- Each performance includes an interactive activity such as a Q & A
- Comprehensive Study Guides with audio / video links provided for each performance
- Shows last approximately one hour
Tickets: $5 per person including all students, teachers and chaperones
Reservations preferred online, via e-mail at Education Office or by fax at 561-207-5904. Payment will be due 6 weeks prior to the performance. Funding for Title 1 schools has been generously provided by Paul and Sandra Goldner. For more information, contact the Education Office at 561-207-5910.
Wednesday, October 4, 2017 at 10:30 AM
Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs presented by Virginia Repertory Theatre
(Grades K – 5) - LIMITED AVAILABILITY
This musical adaptation of the classic Grimm’s fairy tale comes to life with a talented ensemble of actors and wonderful puppets. Follow along as Snow White meets her pint-sized friends, takes the apple from the Evil Queen, receives a kiss from the Prince and lives happily ever after. This faithful rendition of the fairy tale will inspire young audiences to read the original. STUDY GUIDE
Wednesday, November 8, 2017 at 10:30 AM
Peter and the Wolf presented by the Palm Beach Symphony
(Grades K – 5) - LIMITED AVAILABILITY
The Palm Beach Symphony engages children in a fun musical learning experience with performances of one of the most internationally recognized pieces of music: Sergei Prokofiev's Peter and the Wolf. This tale depicts the story of a boy named Peter and his adventures with a lovable duck, an impatient bird, a fat cat, a grumpy grandfather, and a scary wolf. Through this narrative performance, the Symphony partners with Ballet East to bring orchestral music to life with dance, costumes, and interactive audience participation. STUDY GUIDE
Photo Credit: Capehart
Wednesday, December 13, 2017 at 10:30 AM
Opera Discovery: Concert for Kids! presented by Palm Beach Opera
(Grades 3 – 12)
Palm Beach Opera’s Benenson Young Artists take to the stage to present an array of celebrated arias, duets and ensemble numbers. Concert includes a Q&A session so that curious minds have the opportunity to learn from the artists. You and your students will find yourselves humming along with opera tunes you didn’t even know you knew!
Monday, January 22, 2018 at 10:30 AM
Charlotte’s Web presented by Theatreworks
(Grades K – 5) - SOLD-OUT
Theatreworks' production of Charlotte's Web is based on E.B. White's loving story of the friendship between a pig named Wilbur and a little gray spider named Charlotte. Wilbur has a problem: how to avoid winding up as pork chops! Charlotte, a fine writer and true friend, hits on a plan to fool Farmer Zuckerman -- she will create a "miracle." Spinning the words "Some Pig" in her web, Charlotte weaves a solution which not only makes Wilbur a prize pig, but ensures his place on the farm forever. This treasured tale, featuring mad-cap and endearing farm animals, explores bravery, selfless love and the true meaning of friendship.
Thursday, February 8, 2018 at 10:30 AM
Otherwise Known as Sheila the Great presented by ArtsPower
(Grades 2 – 6) - LIMITED AVAILABILITY
Being a 10 year-old kid is kind of a pain. Having an older sister is really a pain. Being afraid of everything is… well, just plain painful! Sheila Tubman, otherwise known as Sheila the Great, comes of age in ArtsPower’s lively and poignant musical, based on Judy Blume’s popular novel, about discovering the person within.
This series is part of the approved field trips for the Palm Beach County School District.
Educational Enrichment Series
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