Theatre for Young People - Schoolday Series
At The Todd Performing Arts Center

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Thursday, November 19, 2015
Science in Flight

10:30 AM and 12:30 PM
This program introduces students to the science behind flying machines through flight demonstration and discussion. Students will see an actual DRONE hexa-copter fly, watch in amazement as a remote controlled helicopter does things that are against the laws of physics. View the world around you through the eyes of the drone as it takes flight utilizing GPS, FPV (first person view) and IOSD (intelligent on screen display) technology to record and transfer images to the ground station from great distances. Chris Fletcher has a Master of Science degree in Instructional Technology and Media Management as well as a Bachelor of Science degree in Teacher Education. His expertise and experience as a teacher, his videography experience in TV, along with his passion and knowledge in building, flying and engineering RC helicopters and drones is unsurpassed. His experience and knowledge allows for the most educationally and technologically advanced and exciting show and production in the industry today. Recommended for grades 3-8/Performance 1 hour Tickets: $9 Students/Parent Chaperons (Teachers Free)
Location: Todd Performing Arts Center, Theatre

Friday, November 20, 2015
Science in Flight

10:30 AM and 12:30 PM
This program introduces students to the science behind flying machines through flight demonstration and discussion. Students will see an actual DRONE hexa-copter fly, watch in amazement as a remote controlled helicopter does things that are against the laws of physics. View the world around you through the eyes of the drone as it takes flight utilizing GPS, FPV (first person view) and IOSD (intelligent on screen display) technology to record and transfer images to the ground station from great distances. Chris Fletcher has a Master of Science degree in Instructional Technology and Media Management as well as a Bachelor of Science degree in Teacher Education. His expertise and experience as a teacher, his videography experience in TV, along with his passion and knowledge in building, flying and engineering RC helicopters and drones is unsurpassed. His experience and knowledge allows for the most educationally and technologically advanced and exciting show and production in the industry today. Recommended for grades 3-8/Performance 1 hour Tickets: $9 Students/Parent Chaperons (Teachers Free)
Location: Todd Performing Arts Center, Theatre

Friday, December 11, 2015
Sleigh Ride Around the World

10:30 am and 12:30 PM
Experience the culture and traditions of the holiday season from around the world. Travel with the Sleigh Ride Company as they explore season traditions, dances, stories and melodies. Come and enjoy this educational and entertaining performance. Recommended for all ages/Performance 1 hour Tickets: $9 Student/Parent Chaperons (Teachers Free)
Location: Todd Performing Arts Center, Theatre

Friday, February 19, 2016
The Spirit of Harriet Tubman

10:30 AM
For a breathtaking hour, actor Leslie McCurdy embodies the "spirit" of Harriet Tubman and shares Harriet's empowering story woven with words said to have been Harriet's own. Leslie takes the audience through Ms. Tubman's childhood, her harrowing solo flight from slavery, her dedicated involvement with the Underground Railroad, her victorious rescue mission during the Civil War and her commitment to others in her later years. This inspiring solo performance, by an artist described as being "of exceptional skill and grace," teaches of the faith and conviction that drove Harriet Tubman to follow her dreams; the spirit of the past connecting with the present, inspiring her charges to have the courage to do the same in envisioning their future. Recommended for grades 3-12/Performance 1 hour Tickets: $9 Student/Parent Chaperons (Teachers Free)
Location: Todd Performing Arts Center, Theatre

Friday, April 22, 2016
Peter Rabbit Tales

10:30 AM
In celebration of Beatrix Potter's 150th birthday anniversary, Enchantment Theatre Company, in collaboration with the Estate of Beatrix Potter and Penguin Books UK, bring her captivating stories to life. Using fantastic masks, whimsical puppets, gorgeous scenery and original music, the magical, marvelous world of Beatrix Potter comes alive on stage with the theatrical version of Peter Rabbit Tales. Recommended for grades K-4/Performance 1 hour Tickets: $9 Student/Parent Chaperons (Teachers Free)
Location: Todd Performing Arts Center, Theatre

Friday, May 13, 2016
Chicken Dance

10:30 AM
ArtsPower's newest musical portrays the colorful story of Marge and Lola, two barnyard chickens on a mission to win the barnyard talent contest first prize of two tickets to see the great Elvis Poultry in concert! But first, they must present a perfomance that will score higher than a flock of very talented ducks who seem to have the contest all locked up. Can Marge and Lola face their challengers, against all odds, and win the talent contest? Recommended for grades Pre-K-3, Performance 1 hour Tickets: $9 Student/Parent Chaperons (Teachers Free)
Location: Todd Performing Arts Center, Theatre

To reserve tickets for your class call Linda Zaragoza, Program Director at (410) 827-5867 weekdays.

Please note: All tickets must be purchased in advance. Tickets are not sold at the door the day of the show for schoolday performances and are not open to the general public.

Unless otherwise indicated, ticket prices are for students and parent chaperones, one (1) teacher per class is admitted free. All performances last approximately one hour and take place at the Rufus M. And Loraine Hall Todd Performing Arts Center, Chesapeake College, Wye Mills, MD

E.O. Institution. Tobacco-free campus.

All program are subject to change. Exchanges will be made for school closings/delays due to inclement weather.

If there is any inaccurate information on this page, please send comments or corrections to Linda Zaragoza