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Cultural Arts For Education (CAFE) - Belle Glade Campus

For more information or to make reservations (deadline is August 16), contact Debbie at 561-993-1160.  Reservation requests received after August 16 will be filled based on availability. 

Only those who have previously made and received confirmed reservations will be admitted to a performance.    Theatre Etiquette for Schools

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NOTE: Available study guides or websites are listed below.

** All dates and performances subject to change.

Missoula Children’s Theatre’s

Jack and the Beanstalk

Friday, September 27, 2019
12:00 Noon * GRADES K-6 

Come and see our local youth shine as the Missoula Children’s Theatre presents an encore performance of an original adaptation of Jack and the Beanstalk. Join us as we celebrate 26 years of presenting this fabulous children’s theatre company with the Missoula title we presented the first year!

Standards:  ELD, LAFS, MU, TH, 


Bill Blagg in                                                       Study guide

Magic in Motion

Monday, October 14, 2019
9:30 & 11:00 AM * GRADES  3-7

Bill Blagg’s Magic in Motion melds the fascination of magic with the wonders of physical science to create an unbelievable educational experience!  In this highly visual, interactive show, students will be on the edge of their seats as they explore how science creates magic right before their very eyes!  Their jaws will drop in amazement as ordinary objects come to life, while others defy gravity with a simple clap of the hands and so much more! 

Standards:  SC

Virginia Repertory Theatre on Tour’s              Study guide

Velveteen Rabbit

Tuesday, October 15, 2019
9:30 & 11:00 AM * GRADES K-5

This fanciful musical production adapted from the classic story, centers around a boy and his love for his favorite toy, a rabbit covered with velveteen and stuffed with sawdust. Although the rabbit is not modern and mechanical, the boy loves the rabbit more than anything and takes the rabbit everywhere. After the boy recovers from Scarlet Fever, the family must get rid of the contaminated rabbit. As the rabbit awaits his fate, a magical fairy blooms from a flower and turns the beloved plaything into a real, live rabbit showing us the power and magic of unconditional love.  

Standards:  HE, LAFS, MU, TH

New Jersey Performing Arts Center's             Study guide

Showtime with Shakespeare

Wednesday, October 23, 2019
9:30 & 11:00 AM * GRADES 1-6

No matter what the show must go on! That’s what Jack and Annie learn when the Magic Tree House whisks them back to Elizabethan England. There​ the daring sibling duo​ meet​s​ William Shakespeare himself—one of the greatest writers of all time! ​Based on the critically-acclaimed book series by Mary Pope Osborne, this tuneful tale is a hip-hop hit with kids and grown-ups alike. ​

Standards:   LAFS, MU, TH

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ArtsPower's                                                       Study guide

The Monster Who Ate My Peas

Monday, October 28, 2019
9:30 & 11:00 AM * GRADES PreK-3

Theatreworks USA is proud to present We the People, a musical revue that brings American Civics lessons to life and promises to make Social Studies exciting and accessible.  Students will have a blast learning about the three branches of government, the First Amendment, presidential elections, democracy, the judicial process, and more.  Barreling through a variety of musical styles relevant to today's youth, including rock, rhythm-and-blues, and hip-hop, We the People will instill American pride in audiences of all ages, and perhaps even inspire them to get involved and make a difference. 

Standards:  LAFS, SC, TH

Dog Man The Musical                  

Wednesday, October 30, 2019
9:30 & 11:15 AM * GRADES  1-5

Dog Man: The Musical is a hilarious new production based on the worldwide bestselling series from Dav Pilkey, the creator of Captain Underpants. Best buds George and Harold have been creating comics for years, but now that they’re in 5th grade, they figure it's time to level up and write a musical based on their favorite character, Dog Man, the crime-biting sensation who is part dog, part man, and ALL HERO!!  How hard could it be? With the head of a dog and the body of a policeman, Dog Man loves to fight crime and chew on the furniture. But while trying his best to be a good boy, can he save the city from Flippy the cyborg fish and his army of Beasty Buildings? Can he catch Petey, the world’s most evil cat, who has cloned himself to exact revenge on the doggy do-gooder? And will George and Harold finish their show before lunchtime?? Find out in this epic musical adventure featuring the hilarity and heart of Dav Pilkey’s beloved characters.

Standards:  LAFS, MU, SC, TH

Lightwire Theatre's                                        Study guide


Monday, November 4, 2019
9:30 & 11:15 AM * GRADES 2-6

Lightwire Theater presents Dino-Light as created by Corbian Visual Arts and Dance where electroluminescent creatures light up the darkness in a heart-rending original tale. Truly unique and visually dazzling, Dino (formally known as Darwin) has been praised for its cutting-edge blend of puppetry, technology, and dance by audiences all over the world.

Standards:  ELD, LAFS, TH

Harmony Artists                                          Study guide

Super Scientific Circus

Wednesday, November 13, 2019
9:30 & 11:00 AM * GRADES 2-6

The Super Scientific Circus, starring Mr. Fish and Trent the Mime, proves that science can be fun and funny. Alternately assisted and foiled by the comedic antics of Trent the Mime, Mr. Fish uses amazing circus skills involving boomerangs, bubbles, beach balls, bull whips and magic to introduce the principles of friction, inertia, centripetal force, aerodynamics, sonic booms, air pressure, and ultraviolet light.   

Standards:  SC

Hocus Focus                                                  Study guide

The Magic of Kevin Spencer

Friday, November 15, 2019
9:30 & 11:00 AM * GRADES 1-7

The Magic of Kevin Spencer features award-winning magician, Kevin Spencer, in a fun-filled show that combines storytelling, stage magic, and audience participation. This low-sensory performance welcomes students of all abilities.

Standards:   SC

TheatreworksUSA’s                                        Study guide

The Magic School Bus

Lost in the Solar System

Tuesday & Wednesday, November 19 & 20, 2019
9:30 & 11:15 AM * GRADES  K-5

When the class gets lost on the way to the planetarium, Ms. Frizzle saves the day by blasting into outer space for an epic inter-planetary field trip! But when rivalries both old and new threaten to tear the students apart, our young heroes must learn to pull together or risk getting forever lost in the solar system. 

Standards:  SC


Stages Productions’                                      Study guide

Elephant and Piggie: "We Are In A Play!"

Monday, December 2, 2019
9:30 & 11:00 AM * GRADES PreK-3
Elephant Gerald is an elephant: lumbering, formally attired and prone to melancholy. Piggie is (what else!) a piggie: perky, smiley and full of fun. Total opposites? No way! In Mo Willems’s beloved, award-winning, best-selling children’s books, Elephant Gerald and Piggie are best friends! In this brand-new vaudevillian romp of a musical, Elephant Gerald and Piggie sing and dance their way through plenty of pachydermal peril and swiney suspense–facing fundamental questions like what do you wear to a fancy pool costume party, should you share your ice cream and how can two friends play with one toy?  

Standards:  HE, LAFS, MU, TH


Mermaid Theatre's                                           Study guide

The Very Hungry Caterpiller and other Eric Carle Favourites

Monday, December 9, 2019
9:30 & 11:15 AM * GRADES K-3                

Three beloved stories by Eric Carle, award-winning children’s book illustrator and author, are retold on stage through the magic of black light and fanciful puppets. The Very Hungry Caterpillar follows the wonderful adventures of a very tiny and very hungry caterpillar as he eats his way through an amazing variety of foods on his path to becoming a beautiful butterfly.  High up in the sky, Little Cloud playfully transforms himself into various creatures, including a sheep, and an airplane, a shark and more. The Mixed-Up Chameleon is bored with his life, sitting about predictably changing colour all day. Following an adventurous trip to the zoo, he attempts to emulate the beautiful animals he sees before coming to the conclusion that there is value in his own unique self.    

Standards:   ELD, LAFS, TH


Lifeline Theatre's                                           Study guide

The One & Only Ivan

Wednesday, January 22, 2020
9:30 & 11:15 AM * GRADES 2-6                

For 27 years, the world of Ivan the gorilla was a dull cage in a roadside shopping mall. But when he meets Ruby, a baby elephant captured in the wild, Ivan’s ambitions and imagination must grow to meet the challenge of rescuing his endangered new companion. Aided by Bob the scrappy dog and a young human ally, Ivan sets out to become the great silverback and protector he was always meant to be. Enter the mind of a remarkable hero in this unforgettable story of enduring friendship, drawn from true events. Based on the 2012 book by Katherine Applegate, a #1 New York Times bestseller and winner of the Newbery Medal.

Standards:   LAFS, MU, TH


Newton's Apple

Wednesday, January 29, 2020
9:30 & 11:00 AM * GRADES 2-8

The world was a different place when Isaac Newton had that apple drop on his head. The English mathematician, astronomer, scientist, author and physicist developed the principles of modern physics, including the laws of motion. Follow along with Newton as he uses scientific methods to conduct experiments and make discoveries that changed the world.

Standards:  MU, SC


ArtsPower’s                                                      Study guide


Tuesday & Wednesday, April 21 & 22, 2020
9:30 & 11:00 AM * GRADES PreK-3

Little Girl is thrilled when she receives Biscuit as a birthday present, but will this rambunctious puppy learn how to behave and accept being part of a family? Based on the iconic series of books by Alyssa Satin Capucilli and illustrator Pat Schories, ArtsPower’s popular musical features a frolicking little puppy who loves exploring, making new friends, and even stirring up some mischief. With over 23 million books in print, Biscuit is a modern classic!  

Standards:  LAFS, SC, TH



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