About this performance
8 p.m. Yardley Hall
A dash of metal served with a side of pop
Science and the arts intersect when ArcAttack uses high-tech wizardry to generate a truly “electrifying” performance.
Two custom-engineered Tesla Coils throw out electrical arcs up to 12 feet long – each one interacts with robotic drums whilehigh-powered LEDs flash bright colors.
ArcAttack’s six members churn out rhythmic instrumental melodies.
School/Community Show, Outreach Activities
9:45 a.m., November 18, 2011
Middle school up
Curriculum connections: science, engineering, mechanics and physics
Originators of the original Singing Tesla Coils, Arc Attack present an electrifying intersection of science and art! Four Tesla Coils throw 12-foot-long electrical arcs, with each one acting as an electrical instrument.
Add the robotic drum set and LED bright colored lights for a high-powered performance. The ensemble, led by an engineer, electrician, audio engineer and a science teacher creates everything the students see on stage. Your students will experience a show that
teaches fundamentals of science and technology.
This program meets the National Science Education Standards, and inspires students to pursue physics, math, chemistry and engineering. This crew can work with your science club!
School/Community shows are hour-long performances connect students with curriculum standards. Tickets are $5 each and include online study guides that provide artist information to enhance the live performance. Call 913-469-4445 to purchase tickets.
Artists can also provide performances at your school, master classes and workshops for students, and professional development. The fee for performances at your site is $3 or $5 per student depending on group size. For more information, e-mail Angel Mercier, Arts Education program director, or call her at 913-469-8500, ext. 4221.