School Events

To make school reservations please fill out Reservation Form and fax to: (731)986-0550. Others call (731)986-2100.

                Detailed information on each show is listed below.

Cost for School Time Performances

All shows reinforce the TN Comprehensive Assessment Program (TCAP) testing. 

School Time Performance Policies

 

Your class may be eligible for the Tennessee Arts Commission Student Ticket Subsidy program (including transportation costs). See the Tennessee Arts Commission website at: www.arts.state.tn.us. Applications are done online and begin August 11, 2016 for this season.

 

2016-2017 Season 

PETE THE CAT

Presented by Theatreworks USA

Monday, November 7, 2016

Tuesday, November 8, 2016

9:00 & 11:00 a.m.

(Grades PreK-3) Length of show: 60 min.

Join Jimmy Biddle and Pete on an adventure of friendship as they attempt to conquer the 2nd grade art class. Based on the popular book series, this show will have the whole audience rocking out. Curriculum Connections: Communication and Language Arts, Literature-Based, Music, Relationships & Family.

Study Guide

SPONOSORED BY: Maddox Insurance 

ROCK THE PRESIDENTS

Presented by Childsplay-Holden & Arts Associates

Monday, November 14, 2016

9:00 & 11:00 a.m.

(Grades 3-8) Length of show: 60 min.

A high octane, multi-media-filled musical revue spanning 223 years of the American presidency – from George Washington to Barack Obama.  The 44 men who rose to the highest office in the land are brought to life through all-new rock, pop, and folk music.  Curriculum Connections: US History/Presidents, Civics/Government, Arts & Community Values.

Study Guide

FROSTY

Presented by The Barter Players

Tuesday, November 22, 2016

9:00 & 11:00 a.m.

(Grades PreK-5) Length of show: 55 min.

Inspired by the beloved holiday song, a young orphan named Billy, discovers magic in a stolen hat when it is placed on top of a snowman’s head. This New York City adventure is filled with songs and dances that will be remembered long after the show is over. Curriculum Connections: Communication and Language Arts, Geography, Literature-Based, Music, Relationships & Family. 

SPONSORED BY: FirstBank

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DINOSAUR ZOO LIVE

Presented by Erth’s Visual and Physical of Sydney

Monday, January 23, 2017

9:00 & 11:30 a.m.

(Grades K-5) Length of show: 55 min.

Erth's Dinosaur Zoo Live takes audiences on a prehistoric journey featuring life-sized dinosaur puppets brought to life by puppet mastery. These amazing life-like dinosaur recreations connect children to paleontology in a fun and informative setting. Nineteen dinosaurs will be coming to town! Children can watch and learn, but can also interact with the creatures in this fun, educational and unique presentation. For more information about the show go to dinosaurzoolive.us   Curriculum Connections: Science, History, Theatre, Creative Arts.

THE GIVER

Presented by The Barter Players

Thursday, February 2, 2016

9:00 & 11:00 a.m.

(Grades 4-10) Length of show: 60 min.

Through this astonishing and moving adaptation, discover what it means to grow up, to grow wise, and to take control of your own destiny. When Jonas turns 12, he is chosen for special training to receive and keep all the memories of his community. Curriculum Connections: Communication and Language Arts, Literature-Based, Relationships.

Study Guide

MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR.-From the Heart of a King

Presented by Phil Darius Wallace

Friday, February 10, 2017

9:00 & 11:00 a.m.

(Grades 4-12) Length of show: 40 min.

This story is an inspirational one that allows children to see the power of nonviolence and the power of the spoken word. Through song, dance, speeches and poetry, the life of MLK Jr. is explored in this one man show. Curriculum Connections: American History, Storytelling. Literature, Relationships.

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ALICE IN WONDERLAND

Presented by Theatre Tout à Trac

Monday, March 6, 2017

9:00 a.m. & 11:30 a.m.

(Grades 1-5) Length of show: 55 min.

Based in Quebec, this French touring theatre company presents a visually beautiful and imaginative production using masks, storytelling and puppetry. Faithful to the madness and the lively humor of the original piece, this revisitation of the famous Lewis Caroll’s classic tale has a unique twist that will captivate. Curriculum Connections: English, Literature, Science, & Theatre. 

Adapted from Lewis Carroll’s classic. Written and directed by Huge Bélanger. Translated by Maureen Labonté. A production of Tout à Trac.

MISS NELSON IS MISSING

Presented by Theatreworks USA

Thursday, March 9, 2017

9:00 & 11:00 a.m.

(Grades PreK-5) Length of show: 60 min.

The students of Room 207 are on a mission to find their teacher, after a very strict substitute fills in. This lighthearted musical reminds us all to show appreciation to those that we value! Curriculum Connections: Communication and Language Arts, Literature-Based, Music.

Study Guide

Sponsored by: Educators Promoting Arts for Youth

RAGTIME

Presented by Bethel University Renaissance Theatre

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

8:30 a.m.

(Grades 8-12) Length of show: 2.5-3 hrs

Set in the volatile melting pot of turn-of-the-century New York, three American’s confront history's timeless contradictions of wealth and poverty, freedom and prejudice, hope and despair, and what it means to live in America. This production is suitable for children ages 13 and older. Curriculum Connections: History, Geography, Family/Relationships, Literature.

JACK AND THE BEANSTALK

Presented by Union University Theatre

Thursday, May 4, 2017

9:00 & 11:00 a.m.

(Grades PreK-6th) Length of show: 60 min.

This story follows the quest of a big-hearted but sometimes misguided, Jack, as he sets out to provide for his ailing mother. A reimagined version by Jonathan Kaden, there is more than meets the eye as Jack uproots a secret that was buried long ago. Curriculum Connections: Literature, Science, Family/Relationships.

 

SPONSORED BY: Renfroe Farms and Tippett Farms

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