School Matinee Series

Theatreworks USA's Pete the Cat

Instill a love and appreciation of live theatre in children – and perhaps introduce them to theatre for the first time! The School Matinee Series gives school groups the opportunity to attend weekday performances that support the public school curriculum.

The experience is fun for students and easy for teachers. From the moment you arrive on campus, we are with you every step of the way. Study guides are often available to directly connect the theatre experience with your classroom goals.

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Click the red “Register here!!” button directly above to reserve your tickets to our 2017-2018 School Matinee Series. We are happy to answer any questions you have regarding show availability, contact Stephanie Clark at stephanie_clark@ncsu.edu, or call 919.513.3052.

To fax in your registration, please download this form.

In the past, our School Matinee Series sold out quickly. Please plan accordingly. Thanks for your understanding.

2017-2018 School Matinee Series

ETHEL with Robert Mirabal

New this year!!!  We have a special matinee performance featuring indie classical string quartet ETHEL. They will present a lively program of contemporary pieces from all over the world, specifically focused on Native American traditions through contemporary music.  Grammy Award-winning Pueblo musician and Native American instrument maker, Robert Mirabal, will be joining ETHEL for several pieces during the program. We hope you are able to join us for this exceptional opportunity to learn how composers integrate aspects of indigenous, folk and popular music in their works today.  Come explore this beautiful music with us!

Dates

  • Thursday, March 15, 2018 at 11am

Run time: Approximately 1 hour

Costs: $8.58 per student (includes tax). Limited complimentary tickets are available for chaperones and teachers.

Curricular connections: Music, Native American History, Communication

(recommended for students in grades 4-6)

For more information about the performance, visit ethelcentral.org/band/

Clementine 

Dates

  • Tuesday, May 8, 2018 at 10am and noon
  • Wednesday, May 9, 2018 at 10am and noon

Run time: Approximately 1 hour

Costs: $8.58 per student (includes tax). Limited complimentary tickets are available for chaperones and teachers.

Curricular connections: Communication and Language Arts, Literature-Based, Music, Relationships & Family

(recommended for students in grades K-5)

For more information about the performance, visit theatreworksusa.org.

Pete the Cat (Extremely limited availability, please contact Stephanie directly)

Dates

  • Monday, October 23, 2017 at 10am and noon
  • Tuesday, October 24, 2017 at 10am and noon

Run time: Approximately 1 hour

Costs: $8.58 per student (includes tax). One complimentary ticket for every 20 purchased!

Curricular connections: Communication and Language Arts, Literature-Based, Music, Relationships & Family

(recommended for students in grades PreK-3)

For more information about the performance, visit theatreworksusa.org.

Dragons Love Tacos and Other Stories (Extremely limited availability, please contact Stephanie directly)

Dates

  • Monday, March 12, 2018 at 10am and noon
  • Tuesday, March 13, 2018 at 10am and noon

Run time: Approximately 1 hour

Costs: $8.58 per student (includes tax). Limited complimentary tickets are available for chaperones and teachers.

Curricular connections: Communication and Language Arts, Literature-Based, Music, Relationships & Family

(recommended for students in grades K-5)

Dragons Love Tacos by Adam Rubin Dragons love all sorts of tacos—except spicy ones! When a boy throws his new dragon friends a spicy salsa taco party , red-hot trouble ensues.

Interrupting Chicken by David Ezra Stein It’s bedtime for the little red chicken. Papa is going to read her a story, but the chicken can’t help interrupting. Will the chicken ever get to sleep?

The Dot by Peter H. Reynolds A story about the creative spirit in all of us. Vashti can’t draw, but when her teacher says “Just make a mark and see where it takes you.” Vashti discovers she is an artist, after all.

Mercy Watson Goes for a Ride by Kate DiCamillo, Illustrated by Chris Van Dusen. Mercy, a porcine wonder, and Mr. Watson go for a ride every Saturday in Mr. Watson’s automobile. But one Saturday, guess who winds up behind the wheel?

Cowgirl Kate and Cocoa School Days by Erica Silverman, painted by Betsy Lewin Yee Haw! Cowgirl Kate and her loyal horse Cocoa are the perfect pair. They do everything together, until school is in session—and horses are not allowed!

For more information about the performance, visit theatreworksusa.org.