PAUL AND SANDRA GOLDNER
ARTS IN THE GARDENS FOR YOUNG PEOPLE
Each season, the Eissey Campus Theatre presents a series of school shows open to schools group throughout Palm Beach County. Generously sponsored by Paul and Sandra Goldner, the shows are free to school groups and reach over 5,000 children each year. Reservations accepted via e-mail only at Education Office.
Mon, October 17, 2016 at 10:30 a.m.
The Serious Truth of Comedy
Presented by the Palm Beach Shakespeare Festival
(Grades 6 - 12)
This workshop / performance features Frank Licari. Mr. Licari will speak with students about tragedy v. comedy, the role of the protagonist in comedy, comic exaggeration, subtlety, contrast and developing comic timing. Students will be invited up on stage to participate in the program. Students should bring a notebook and pencil.
Wed, November 2, 2016 at 10:30 a.m.
Peter and the Wolf Presented by Palm Beach Symphony
(Grades K - 5)
The Palm Beach Symphony offers a fun learning experience as the orchestra brings symphonic music to life through an engaging performance of Sergie Prokofiev's Peter and the Wolf. The performance will include narration, dancers and costumes.
Mon, November 7, 2016 at 10:30 am
Hot Peas N' Butter
(Grades Pre-K - 5)
Winners of the 2006, 2008, 2009 AND the 2012,”Parent’s Choice Awards”, Hot Peas ‘N Butter is a unique children’s musical group that incorporates elements of traditional Latin music, Afro-Caribbean rhythms, jazz, folk, and rock. By combining an interactive, invigorating approach to performance with mature, multicultural music, Hot Peas ‘N Butter has developed a distinct way of inspiring care and creativity in kids and adults alike. Artist Website
Fri, December 16, 2016 at 10:30 am
The Bell Presented by Dance Theater of Florida
(Grades 3 - 12)
The Bell is a contemporary ballet interpretation of the classic children’s story, The Polar Express. The inspiring tale of one child’s struggle to “believe” is told through dance with beautiful costumes and creative staging. Stunning choreography will be presented by Dance Theater of Florida’s Directors Michele Zehner and Maria Konrad.
Wed, January 25, 2017 10:30 a.m.
Garry Krinsky: Toying with Science
(Grades 2 - 6)
Toying with Science is a fast-paced, varied and dynamic program. It combines circus skills, mime, original music, and audience involvement in the exploration of the scientific principles of gravity, leverage, fulcrums, and simple machines. Garry impresses upon his audience the idea that by mastering simple scientific concepts, one can produce terrific results.
Wed, February 8, 2017 at 10:30 am
(Grades Pre-K - 5)
Armed with nothing more than his stunning voice, a guitar, and some of the best songs ever written for kids and their families, Red Grammer lifts his audiences to a place where hearts are filled to the brim and everything is possible. Bursting with energy, irrepressible joy, and an obvious love for the entire human race this award-winning entertainer mesmerizes and engages his listeners, young and old.
Mon, May 1, 2017 at 10:30 a.m.
The Teacher from the Black Lagoon and Other Storybooks
(Grades K - 4)
An exciting musical revue based on favorite contemporary children’s books including Teacher From the Black Lagoon, Dogzilla, Grumpy Bird, I Want My Hat Back, Lilly’s Purple Plastic Purse, Love Splat, Splat the Cat and The Grasshopper and the Ant.
EDUCATIONAL ENRICHMENT SERIES
In its third season, the Educational Enrichment Series offers master classes, lectures, and workshops for the community, created to enhance existing programming at Palm Beach State College and at the Eissey Campus Theatre. For more information, contact the Education Dept. at 561.207.5910 or e-mail at Education Office and check back here as events get added.
Mon, January 9 at 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Beverly Blanchette, Retired Dean of Theatre at the Dreyfoos School of the Arts, will educate and advise students preparing for auditions for arts schools, professional / community theatre, colleges, conservatories, television and film. In addition, every aspect of the Dreyfoos and Bak School of Arts audition process will be covered. Students may prepare a monologue for feedback. The workshop fee is $25 per student. To reserve your spot, contact the Education Office at 561.207.5910 or e-mail at Education Office.
Mon, March 13 at 7:00 p.m.
Backstage with The Drifters
Join Arts Education Coordinator Shoshana Davidowitz for this pre-concert conversation with the men of The Drifters.
This 25-minute talk will take place in the theatre and is free to ticket holders.
Thur, March 28 at 7:00 p.m.
Backstage with Jim Witter
Join Arts Education Coordinator Shoshana Davidowitz for this pre-concert conversation with piano man, Jim Witter. This 25-minute talk will take place in the theatre and is free to ticket holders.