Arts Education

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Rapper Joey FineRythme

Arts Education

‘Be the Change’ with raptivist Joey FineRhyme

August 5, 2021 - June 1, 2023 | Virtual performance and Zoom session

Hannah the Hippo and Ollie puppets

Arts Education

Helpful Hannah Hippo – Don’t Give Up
with StoneLion Puppet Theatre

September 1, 2022 - June 1, 2023 | Time determined by teachers/groups
Virtual or in-person workshop, or in-person performance.

Winnie the Pooh popping up from the bottom of the image

Arts Education

'Disney’s Winnie the Pooh: The New Musical Stage Adaptation'

Friday and Saturday, October 14, 2022 - October 15, 2022 | Yardley Hall

An actress portraying Alice stands on stage surrounded by thick fog.

Arts Education

(CANCELED) Alice: Dreaming of Wonderland

Friday, November 4, 2022 | Yardley Hall

Two actresses on stage - one is holding a baseball bat and the other is pointing at her

Arts Education

In the Year of the Boar and Jackie Robinson

10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Thursday, November 10, 2022 | Yardley Hall

a puppeteer holding up a stuffed wiener dog and a hoop for it to jump through

Arts Education

Mesner Puppet Theater
'Cirque du Wiener Dog'

10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Wednesday-Thursday, 10 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. Friday and 11 a.m. Saturday, December 7, 2022 - December 10, 2022 | Polsky Theatre

Oran Etkin sitting with a group of young children who are participating in a music lesson

Midwest Trust Center Series

MTC Kids Jam – Oran Etkin’s Timbalooloo
'Finding Friends Far from Home'

11 a.m. Saturday, January 21, 2023 | Polsky Theatre

an actress portraying cinderella sitting on the stage

Arts Education

Cenicienta: A Bilingual Cinderella Story

10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Thursday-Friday and 11 a.m. Saturday, February 2, 2023 - February 4, 2023 | Polsky Theatre

Kevin Spencer performs a magic trick for an amazed audience member. Icon for low sensory experience overlaid.

Arts Education

The Magic of Kevin Spencer

10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Thursday, February 23, 2023 | Polsky Theatre

It's Okay to be Different - Stories by Todd Parr - The New York Times best selling author - Produced by Mermaid Theatre of Nova Scotia

Arts Education

It’s OK to be Different – Stories by Todd Parr

10 a.m., 1 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. Thursday, March 2, 2023 | Yardley Hall

Billy Jonas playing guitar in front of a large crowd

Midwest Trust Center Series

MTC Kids Jam
Billy Jonas 'Who’s Gonna Make Our Music?!'

11 a.m. Saturday, March 25, 2023 | Polsky Theatre

Mesner Puppet Theater Digital Educational Series

Arts Education

‘In the Workshop’ presented by Mesner Puppet Theater

March 27, 2023 - April 14, 2023 | 45-minute live performance (during dates listed) and asynchronous digital resource

Dino O’Dell, Funky Mama and Jim “Mr. Stinkyfeet” Cosgrove

Midwest Trust Center Series

MTC Kids Jam – KC Spotlight

11 a.m. Saturday, May 6, 2023 | Polsky Theatre

Cirque Kalabante performance, with men playing drums and another man rolling in the sky and being caught.

Midwest Trust Center Series

Cirque Kalabanté – 'Afrique en Cirque'

10 a.m. and 7 p.m. Friday, May 19, 2023 | Yardley Hall