School Shows at Center for the Arts
The Eastern Kentucky University Center for the Arts will present five daytime shows this academic year to students from area schools.
The programs on the school show schedule are: "The Nutcracker" (State Ballet Theatre of Russia), Nov. 30, 10 a.m.; STOMP (music/dance), Jan. 17, 10 a.m.; children's music performer Barbara Bailey Hutchison (grades 1-4), March 6, 10 a.m.; Cirque Ziva (acrobatics), March 26, 9 and 11:30 a.m.; and “Of Mice and Men” (play), April 17, performance at 9:30 a.m. and masterclass at 11:30 a.m.
For all the programs except Hutchison, the cost is $10 per student, with one teacher able to attend free for each group of 20 paid students (additional adults can attend for $20 each). The cost for the Hutchison show is $5 per student, with one teacher able to attend attend free for each group of 20 paid students and additional adults for $10 each.
All participating teachers will be given a study guide in advance to prepare their students. The guides are also available at ekucenter.com/school-shows.
"These events are a part of our outreach to the community," said Interim Center Director Jill Price. "It gives students the opportunity to see a performance they might not otherwise be able to see. We offer special pricing for non-college-age students only, as we negotiated these prices with the understanding they are for K-12 students and are educational shows."
For more information or to reserve tickets, call the Center box office at 859-622-7469. Tickets are available on a first-come, first-served basis.
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