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Education at the Eissey

Goldner Arts in the Gardens for Young People  -  2018-2019 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 just $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


Reservations will be accepted beginning Tuesday, September 4
To make a reservation, e-mail Ann Faber at

Magic School BusThe Magic School Bus (Grades K - 5)
October 5, 2018 at 10:30 AM
When the class gets lost on the way to the planetarium, Ms. Frizzle saves the day by blasting into outer space for an epic interplanetary 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. Hop on the Magic School Bus for a ride in this new musical adaptation based on the original book series published by Scholastic.

Palm Beach Symphony QuartetTreasures from the Spanish Providencia (Grades 3 - 12)
Palm Beach Symphony String Quartet
October 12, 2018 at 10:30 AM

Land ho! This performance is packed with adventure, featuring tales of Spanish sailors, a legendary shipwreck, Spanish-inspired music, and a wealth of coconuts!  Join Palm Beach Symphony’s string quartet on a musical journey back to Old Florida and the Spanish influence that gave root to so much of the state's history.  Audiences “ride along” on a video tour of Palm Beach with fifth generation Floridian, Harvey E. Oyer, III, as guest host and historical guide. Through Oyer's video narration, viewers learn about the shipwreck of a 175-ton Spanish brig called Providencia, the treasures it brought to our shores, and the community it helped build.

Palm Beach SymphonyPeter and the Wolf presented by the Palm Beach Symphony (Grades K - 12)
October 25, 2018  at 10:30 AM
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.

School House Rock LIVESchoolhouse Rock Live! (Grades K - 5)
January 18, 2019 at 10:30 AM
Schoolhouse Rock Live! is about a nervous young teacher on the morning of his first day of teaching who finds help and encouragement from some crazy figments of his imaginations.  This show appeals to the original fans of the series as well as its newest audience members!!


Ballet Palm BeachBallet Palm Beach (Grades K - 8)
January 25, 2019 at 10:30 AM
Program TBD





Pete the CatPete the Cat (Grades K - 3)
April 30, 2019 at 10:30 AM
When Pete the Cat gets caught rocking out after bedtime, the cat-catcher sends him to live with the Biddle family to learn his manners –– and boy are they square!  But for the groovy blue cat, life is an adventure no matter where you wind up, so the minute Pete walks in the door, he gets the whole family rocking. The whole family, that is, except for young Jimmy Biddle, the most organized second grader on planet earth.  As the end of second grade approaches, Jimmy has a lot of tests, and the last thing he needs is some groovy cat in his life, changing his family and turning everything upside down.  But when Jimmy draws a blank in art class during the last week of school, it turns out Pete is the perfect friend to help him out. Together, they set out on a mission to help Jimmy conquer second grade art, and along the way, they both learn a little something new about inspiration.  Join Jimmy and Pete on an adventure of friendship, all the way to Paris and back in a VW Bus!

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This series is part of the approved field trips for the Palm Beach County School District.



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