The Springer Opera House and the Springer Children’s Theatre are proud to present to you our 2018-19 Arts in Education season!
Our Arts in Education performances provide professional theatre experiences for students at a reduced rate of admission, which is only available to school groups.We have five titles from the season that we are very excited to share with our school audiences, which range in target grade-level/age as well as in theme and style. As you continue planning for the school year, we hope you will remember the Springer when scheduling your field trips!
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Jungle Book: Dates/Times for Arts in Education performances
Amazing Grace: Dates/Times for Arts in Education performances
Elf, A Very Merry Musical: Dates/Times for Arts in Education performances
Cat on a Hot Tin Roof: Dates/Times for Arts in Education performances
101 Dalmatians: Dates/Times for Arts in Education performances
by Edward Mast
Dates: July 17, 18, 19 and 20 | Performances at 10:00am
Recommended for all ages.
Nestled in the jungle of India, Mowgli is a boy who has been raised by wolves.Banished by the ferocious tiger, Sherakhan, Mowgli learns the laws of the jungle from his panther friend, Bagheera, and discovers his place among the animals.He discovers that real friends are not determined by the pack you are born into, but the pack you choose.
To make your school group reservation for Jungle Book, call 706-324-1100 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
by Mary Hoffman
Dates: October 10, 11, 12, 17, 18 and 19 | Performances at 9:30am and 11:30am
Recommended for 2nd grade and above.
Grace is a girl who loves stories. Empowered by the strength of her imagination and the love of her mother and Nana, Grace dreams big dreams. When her friend tells Grace she can’t play the title role in their class’s production of Peter Pan because she is a black girl, she still believes in herself. In the end, Graces learns that she can do anything she imagines.
To make your school group reservation for Amazing Grace, call 706-324-1100 or email email@example.com
ELF: A VERY MERRY MUSICAL
Dates: December 11, 12, 13, 14, 19 and 20 | Performances at 9:30am
Recommended for 3rd grade and above.
As a child, William “Buddy” Hobbs mistakenly crawls into Santa’s bag of gifts and is transported back to the North Pole. Years later, Buddy discovers he is human and not an elf at all. He heads off to New York City in search of his father, Walter, who is on the naughty list! Buddy is determined to win over his father and help New York remember the true meaning of Christmas.
To make your school group reservation for Elf, call 706-324-1100 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF
by Tennessee Williams
Dates: January 30, 31 and February 1 | Performances at 9:30am
Recommended for 9th grade and above.
One of Tennessee Williams best know plays. It is the story of a Southern family in crisis, and their interactions over the course of one evening’s gathering at the family estate in Mississippi. throughout the course of the play, it becomes clear that the Pollitt family has long constructed a web of deceit for itself that does not easily untangle.
*Note: Cat on a Hot Tin Roof includes adult themes of alcoholism, death and sexual desire with adult language. Though it is an excellent play and winner of the Pulitzer Prize, please advise that this is a play for mature audiences.
To make your school group reservation for Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, call 706-324-1100 or email email@example.com
DISNEY’S 101 DALMATIANS
Dates: February 27, 28, March 1, 6, 7 and 8 | Performances at 9:30am and 11:30am
Recommended for all ages.
Pet owners, Roger and Anita, live happily in London with their Dalmatians, Pongo and Perdita. Everything is quiet until Anita’s former classmate, the monstrous Cruella De Vil, plots to steal the puppies for her new fur coat. The Dalmatians rally all the dogs of London for a daring rescue of the puppies from Cruella and her bumbling henchmen!
To make your school group reservation for 101 Dalmatians, call 706-324-1100 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
CONNECTING TO THE CLASSROOM
All of our Arts in Education performances are accompanied by a standards-based study guide incorporating multiple subject areas to further enrich the Arts in Education experience. All of our lesson plans are based on Common Core/Georgia Standards of Excellence for the target grade levels of each show.
THEATRE TOURS and WORKSHOPS
In addition to attending performances, school groups may also go through the Springer Education Department to arrange tours of the historic Springer Opera House and/or fully customizable theatre workshops taught by professional actors and teaching artists. Tours and workshops can be scheduled to follow a performance or as a stand-alone field trip!
To schedule a tour or workshop, please email email@example.com
In order to reserve seats for your group, The Springer requires a 10% deposit of the total cost. This deposit will be subtracted from your overall balance, which is due on the date of the performance.
To make your reservation, please contact the Springer Education Offices by calling 706-324-1100 or sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org
PAYMENT METHODS and COST
We can accept credit cards (over the phone or in person), checks (by mail or in person) or cash (in person only). Please use the payment method that works the best for you and your school! If you are in MCSD, please ask us about your district’s specific payment procedures.
All of our Arts in Education shows are $10.00 per seat. Please account for the total number in your reservation, which includes not only the students in attendance, but also all teachers, parents or chaperones.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
CAN PARENTS BUY TICKETS TO THE SHOWS?
Parents can attend with a school, but we ask that they reserve a seat with the school group as a part of the total group count. We cannot always guarantee that parents buying single tickets will be able to sit with the class group.
AFTER I MAKE MY RESERVATION, CAN I CHANGE THE NUMBER OF SEATS IN MY GROUP?
You can increase your group number at any time, based on seating availability. Just give us a call! However, groups wishing to REDUCE the number of seats reserved have until ONE MONTH before the date of the performance. After the one month deadline, you are responsible for the full amount of your reservation.
IS THIS OFFER ONLY FOR PUBLIC SCHOOLS?
Of course not! We also welcome private schools, day care facilities, and homeschool groups to our Arts in Education performances.
MAKE YOUR RESERVATION TODAY!