2013/2014 Matinee Series for Students and Families
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Group reservations for all performances in Diana Wortham Theatre's 2013/2014 Matinee Series for students, teachers and families will be accepted beginning August 1, 2013. Call (828) 257-4530 or e-mail email@example.com if you have any questions.
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The Mainstage Matinee Series is open to school groups, homeschoolers, community groups, and families.
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Mark your calendars for these exciting and educational shows:
Diavolo Dance Theater
Tuesday, October 8, 2013
This renowned company includes dancers, gymnasts and actors who redefine dance with their magnificent sets, daring feats and dramatic movement that makes their audiences gasp aloud.
The Very Hungry Caterpiller
Mermaid Theatre of Nova Scotia
Friday, October 18, 2013
This beautiful show includes 3 of Eric Carle’s beloved children’s stories: Little Cloud, The Mixed-Up Chameleon, and The Very Hungry Caterpillar.
Operation Lunch Line 3-D
Friday, November 15, 2013
10:00 AM & 12:00 PM
A highly interactive, musical show, designed to help children grades K-6 learn the value of good nutrition and exercise.
Shakespeare on Trial
Off the Leash Productions
Friday, November 22, 2013
10:00 AM & 12:30 PM
Writer Bill Shakespeare encounters four of his own most famous characters: Macbeth, Iago, Hamlet and Juliet up-close, personal ... and ticked-off. Shakespeare is forced to defend his plays as the four characters challenge the author to write in a modern way, arguing that no-one understands them anymore.
Kids in Motion
Wednesday January 15, 2014
In this special performance for the after school crowd, students learn about the dance profession and choreography, including the different styles of dance, why people dance, the elements of choreography and the lifestyle of a dancer.
Motown in Motion
Friday, January 17, 2014
Especially designed for schoolchildren, Motown in Motion, is a fast-paced and lively presentation that teaches students about the life of a professional dancer, the elements of dance and the history of Motown.
Shakespeare's Twelfth Night
Monday, February 3, 2014
Set against a background of romance and mystery, Shakespeare’s hilarious story of identical twins and mistaken identity, explores the universal themes of love and all its ambiguous effects on human behavior.
Friday, February 14, 2014
Mime, dance, acrobatics, theatre…Imago’s imaginative productions have charmed audiences both young -and young at heart- across the world.
The Chase Brock Experience
Friday, March 21, 2014
Students are in for a special treat with this unique lecture/demonstration dance performance. Chase Brock is a dancer and choreographer who is best known for his work on Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark currently running on Broadway.
The Anti-Gravity Show
Friday, March 28, 2014
Students will be amazed and intrigued as they witness the laws of gravity defied. Thanks to a ground-breaking stage concept and ingenious video projections, LEO leaves audience members wondering which way is up and which way is down.
Junie B. Jones
Monday & Tuesday,
April 14 & 15, 2014
10:00 AM & 12:00 PM
Based on the popular series of children’s books about a precocious first-grader, Junie B. Jones is a lively musical featuring stories from First Grader (At Last!), Boss of Lunch, One-Man Band, and other tummy-tickling Junie adventures.