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Act One School Series

The Act One School Series provides curriculum-linked, performing arts enrichment activities for students in grades K-12.

Shows produced by nationally touring youth theatre companies bring characters from history and literature to life in one-hour school-day matinees. Selected shows provide a perfect opportunity to introduce students to cultural music, dance and theatre artists from around the world.

BLACK VIOLIN

  • Wednesday, October 16 at 11am
  • Grades 5-12

THE BOY WHO WOULD BE CAPTAIN HOOK

  • Tuesday, November 19 at 9:45am & 12:30pm
  • Grades 2-6

PENGUINS

  • Thursday, February 27 at 9:45am & 12:30pm
  • Grades K-3

PENGUINS SFP

  • Friday, February 28 at 9:45am
  • Grades K-3

THE RABBIT IN THE MOON AND OTHER MARVELOUS TALES OF THE NIGHT SKY

All shows will be at Abrams Planetarium, located at 755 Science Rd on the campus of Michigan State University; do not report to Wharton Center for this show.

  • Monday-Friday, March 2-6 28 at 9:30am & 1pm
  • Grades K-4

OF EQUAL PLACE: ISOTOPES IN MOTION

  • Thursday, March 19 at 9:45am and Friday, March 20 at 9:45am
  • Grades K-4

DOG MAN: THE MUSICAL

  • Monday, March 23 at 9:45am & 12:30pm
  • Grades K-4

HOW TO SURVIVE MIDDLE SCHOOL

  • Tuesday, April 28 at 9:45am & 12:30pm
  • Grades 5-8

   


The 2019-2020 Act One School Series is sponsored by Jackson National Life Insurance Company; Mercantile Bank; TechSmith Corporation; and Wharton Center Inner Circle.

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Jackson
Mercantile Bank
Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs
Michigan State Medical Society
Wharton Center Inner Circle
Arts Midwest
National Endowment for the Arts
VSA