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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.

GINA CHAVEZ LIVE IN CONCERT

FEATURING GINA CHAVEZ AND HER 4-PIECE BAND

  • Tuesday, January 26, 2021 at 9:45am & 12:30pm
  • Grades K-5
  • Pasant Theatre

THE BOY WHO CRIED WOLF

  • Thursday, February 25, 2021 at 9:45am & 12:30pm
  • Grades K-5
  • Pasant Theatre

BEAUTY AND THE BEAST

FEATURING PITTSBURGH BALLET

  • Wednesday, March 17, 2021 at 11:00am
  • Grades 2-6
  • Cobb Great Hall

INTO THE WEST

A PLAY BY GREG BANKS
DIRECTED BY BERT GOLDSTEIN
A WHARTON CENTER THEATRE PRODUCTION

  • March 23-26, 2021 at 9:45am
  • Grades 4-8
  • Pasant Theatre   

The 2019-2020 Act One School Series is sponsored by Jackson National Life Insurance Company; Mercantile Bank; TechSmith Corporation; and Wharton Center Inner Circle, with support from Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs and the National Endowment for the Arts.

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