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

Looking for a show for your children? Check the Family Series

Monday, November 24, 2014
Chinese Golden Dragon Acrobats

10:30 am; 12:30 pm
The Golden Dragon Acrobats represent the best of a time honored tradition that began more than twenty-five centuries ago. The Golden Dragons are recognized throughout the United States and abroad as the premiere Chinese acrobatic touring company of today. Award-winning acrobatics, traditional dance, spectacular costumes, ancient and contemporary music and theatrical techniques present a show of breathtaking skill and spellbinding beauty. Recommended for all ages/performance 1 hour. Tickets: $12 students and teachers/ $15 chaperones
Location: Todd Performing Arts Center, Theatre

Friday, December 12, 2014
Sleigh Ride Around the World

10:30 AM; 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 for all ages. Recommended for all ages Tickets: $9 students/chaperones
Location: Todd Performing Arts Center, Theatre

Friday, February 20, 2015
Four Score and Seven Years Ago

10:30 AM; 12:30 PM
To young Lemuel, who has escaped slavery in Georgia, life in Gettysburg is everything he had dreamed it would be. His ideas about the North and the South, as well as what it means to be a free man, are challenged, however when he unexpectedly befriends Jacob, a young Confederate soldier. The two men may be of different races and on different sides of the Civil War, but they have much to teach each other about bravery and loyalty in ArtsPower's exciting and suspenseful musical. Recommended for grades Pre-K-3 Tickets: $9 students/chaperones
Location: Todd Performing Arts Center, Theatre

Friday, March 20, 2015
Dog Loves Books

10:30 AM
Louise Yates' New York Times Best Seller comes to life in ArtsPower's newest musical about the irresistible Dog who loves everything about books. In face, he loves books SO much that he decides to open his own bookstore. Once the store opens for business, no customers come. Dog is alone in his store. But, he soon realizes that when he is surrounded by books, he is never alone. Dog begins to read the books in his store and discovers that when customers finally come in to his store, he knows exactly what books to recommend. ArtsPower's delightful new musical celebrates the power of the imagination and the satisfaction that comes when you share books with others. Tickets: $9 student/parent, chaperones (teachers free)
Location: Todd Performing Arts Center, Theatre

Friday, May 15, 2015
Laura Ingalls Wilder: Growing Up on the Prairie

10:30 AM
Laura and her family travel across America in search of a place they can call home. Facing obstacles such as scarlet fever and eviction from their land, their pioneering spirit and family bonds are tested but never broken. This uplifting story of one of America's most beloved authors comes to life in ArtsPower's popular musical. Recommended grades 2-5/performance 1 hour Tickets: $9 student/parent chaperones (teachers free)
Location: Todd Performing Arts Center, Theatre

Tuesday, May 19, 2015
Meet Children's Author and Illustrator, Tedd Arnold

10:30 AM; 12:30 PM
If you don't know his name, you probably know his characters! Tedd Arnold has created some of children's literature's most endearing characters, including Huggly and Fly Guy. Other books by Mr. Arnold include Five Guy Ugly Monsters, No Jumping on the Bed, and Parts. During Tedd's visit he will briefly talk about how he became an author, talk about how ideas become stories and how stories become books. He will read a couple of his stories and discuss the illustrations and show how he takes things from his daily life and weaves them into his books. He will also create drawings during his presentation. Recommended grades Pre-K-3/ performance 1 hour Tickets: $9 student/parent chaperones (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