Event Calendar

Act I 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.

  • PETRA AND THE WOLF
    Featuring puppetry by Glass Half Full Theatre
    Music by Mother Falcon
    Grades 1‒6
    • Tuesday, November 21, 2017 at 9:45am & 12:30pm
  • THE BOY WHO WOULD BE CAPTAIN HOOK
    Written and performed by David Harrell
    Grades 2‒6
    • Tuesday, December 5, 2017 at 9:45am & 12:30pm
  • DRAGONS LOVE TACOS...AND MORE!
    Featuring TheatreworksUSA
    Grades K to 5
    • Thursday, January 25, 2018 at 9:45am & 12:30pm
    • Friday, January 26, 2018 at 9:45am & 12:30pm
  • PAIGE IN FULL
    Written and performed by Paige Hernandez
    Grades 5 to College
    • Tuesday, January 23, 2018 at 9:45am & 12:30pm
  • YAMATOTHE DRUMMERS OF JAPAN
    CHOUSENSHA – THE CHALLENGERS
    Grades 2‒8
    • Wednesday, February 7, 2018 at 10:00am
  • CLEMENTINE
    Featuring TheatreworksUSA
    Grades K to 5
    • Wednesday, April 19 at 10:00am
  • DANCE THEATRE OF HARLEM
    Grades 4‒12
    • Wednesday, May 2, 2018 at 10:00am

Generously sponsored by Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs, the National Endowment for the Arts; Michigan State Medical Society; Mid-Michigan MRI; and Wharton Center Inner Circle.

  • Wharton Center for Performing Arts
  • Michigan State University
  • 750 E. Shaw LN
  • East Lansing, MI
  • PHONE: (517) 432-2000
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