2018 – 2019 Arts Access Schedule

 

Date Performance Presenter Venue Served Type
*10/23/18 Rosie Revere, Engineer and Friends Theatreworks USA Hofmann 800 1st through 3rd grades
12/7/18 A Christmas Carol Center REP Hofmann 800 3rd through 5th grades
12/11/18 A Christmas Carol Center REP Hofmann 800 3rd through 5th grades
1/29/19 Peter Pan DLUX Puppets Hofmann 800 3rd through 5th grades
2/28/19 Dragons Love Tacos and other stories Theatreworks USA Hofmann 800 1st through 3rd grades
3/12/19 Percussion Discussion Ken Bergmann Lesher 300 3rd through 5th grades
3/14/19 Percussion Discussion Ken Bergmann Lesher 300 1st through 3rd grades
3/15/19 Percussion Discussion Ken Bergmann Lesher 300 1st through 3rd grades
*4/16/19 Bill Blagg, The Science of Magic Shaw Entertainment Hofmann 800 3rd through 5th grades
5/2/19 Alice in Wonderland DLUX Puppets Lesher 300 K through 2nd grades
5/3/19 Alice in Wonderland DLUX Puppets Lesher 300 K through 2nd grades
5/10/19 Cinderella Fantasy Forum Actors Ensemble Lesher 300 1st through 3rd grades

*Rosie Revere appears twice on 10/23/18 – see below for show times.

*Bill Blagg appears twice on 4/16/19 – see below for show times.

 2018 – 2019

The Arts Access School Time Program application for the 2018-19 school year is available by clicking HERE. If you’re interested in being added to our mailing list or if you’d like future notices about upcoming performances, please email our Program Director at artsaccess@draa.org with your contact information.

 

Rosie Revere, Engineer and Friends

Theatreworks USA

Tuesday, October 23, 2018 at 9:30am

OR

Tuesday, October 23, 2018 at Noon

Grades: 1-3

Performance Length: approx. 1 hour, no intermission

Ms. Greer’s classroom includes three inquisitive out-of-the-box thinkers. Rosie Revere has big dreams.  Iggy Peck has a relentless passion for architecture. And Ada Twist’s curiosity can drive her teacher crazy.

A fun new musical based on the books Rosie Revere, Engineer, Iggy Peck, Architect and Ada twist Scientist by Andrea Beaty which spotlights the STEM curriculum (focusing on science, technology, engineering and math).

 

A Christmas Carol

Center REPertory Company

Friday, December 7, 2018 at 11am

OR

Tuesday, December 11, 2018 at Noon

Grades: 3-5

Performance Length: approx. 2 hours, which includes a 15-minute intermission

Brimming with music and dance, love and laughter, spectacular special effects and scary ghosts, it’s no wonder the critics have called it “THE Christmas Carol to see in the Bay Area.” Join the thousands who make this theatrical event a part of their annual holiday traditions.

 

Peter Pan

DLUX Puppets

Tuesday, January 29, 2019 at 9:30am

Grades: 3-5

Performance Length: approx. 1 hour, no intermission

The literary classic Peter Pan is transformed into a live musical adaptation using life-sized puppets and a state-of-the-art, Live Virtual Set.

 

Dragons Love Tacos and other stories

Theatreworks USA

Thursday, February 28, 2019 at 9:30am

Grades: 1-3

Performance Length: approx. 50 minutes, no intermission

A musical revue of beloved contemporary children’s books!

Dragons Love Tacos

Dragons love all sorts of tacos — except spicy ones!  When a boy throws his new dragon friends a spicy salsa taco party , red-hot trouble ensues.

Interrupting Chicken

It’s bedtime for the little red chicken. Papa is going to read her a story, but the chicken can’t help interrupting. Will the chicken ever get to sleep?

The Dot

A story about the creative spirit in all of us. Vashti can’t draw. Then her teacher says, “Just make a mark and see where it takes you.” Vashti discovers she is an artist, after all.

Mercy Watson Goes for a Ride

Mercy, a porcine wonder, and Mr. Watson go for a ride every Saturday in Mr. Watson’s automobile. But one Saturday, guess who winds up behind the wheel?

Cowgirl Kate and Cocoa – School Days 

Yee Haw! Cowgirl Kate and her loyal horse Cocoa are the perfect pair. They do everything together, until school is in session – and horses are not allowed!

 

Percussion Discussion

Ken Bergmann

Tuesday, March 12, 2019 at 11:15am – grades 3-5

OR

Thursday, March 14, 2019 at 11:15am – grades 1-3

OR

Friday, March 15, 2019 at 11:15am – grades 1-3

Grades: 3-5 & 1-3

Performance Length: approx. 1 hour, no intermission

Students will be treated to a spectacle of drums, cowbells, marimbas and more! Ken Bergmann’s Percussion Discussion incorporates instruments from around the globe in his popular kid-oriented show. This high energy and humorous musician keeps students and chaperones entertained with the sound effects of Hollywood, a unique look at the computer age, all with the flash and sizzle one would expect from a drummer gone amok!

 

Bill Blagg, The Science of Magic

Shaw Entertainment Group

Tuesday, April 16, 2019 at 9:30am

OR

Tuesday, April 16, 2019 at Noon

Grades: 3-5

Performance Length: approx. 1 hour, no intermission

Both magic tricks and science experiments can leave people scratching their heads in amazement. Sometimes it seems there’s not much difference between magic and science. What are magic tricks anyway? Magic tricks are really just illusions. Many magic tricks are really just simple science experiments. In the end, there’s a scientific explanation for how the trick works that has nothing to do with magic or magic words.

 

Alice in Wonderland

DLUX Puppets

Thursday, May 2, 2019 at 9:30am

OR

Friday, May 3, 2019 at 11:45am

Grades: K-2

Performance Length: approx. 1 hour, no intermission

DLUX Puppets, a nationally recognized theatrical company, presents a fun new multimedia adaptation of Alice in Wonderland! Using state of the art digitally projected scenery, high-quality life-sized puppetry, actors, and popular songs from the 60s, 70s, and 80s, DLUX Puppets’ adaptation will teach children the power of their words, thoughts, and feelings and how to have a more positive mindset. Curriculum connections include literature, writing, critical thinking, STEAM, and social-emotional learning.

 

Cinderella

Fantasy Forum Actors Ensemble

Friday, May 10, 2019 at 11am

Grades: 1-3

Performance Length: approx. 50 minutes, no intermission

This romantic story about a girl’s dream to find her true love, and her wicked step-mother and step-sisters hilarious attempt to marry the Prince unfolds. With your help, Cinderella’s fairy God-mother does make dreams come true.