2018-2019 ART SMART SEASON

 

Our school-time performances support the Department of Education's Blueprint for Teaching and Learning in the Arts by motivating students and teachers to go beyond the walls of the classroom for meaningful arts experiences.

 

Scroll down to find information about this year's presentations of 

THE WIZARD OF OZ, THE NUTCRACKER, CIRCUS INCOGNITUS, and UNDERNEATH A MAGICAL MOON!
 

 

 

 

THE WIZARD OF OZ

From Vital Theatre

 

 

Tuesday, November 13 at 10:30 AM

Wednesday, November 14 at 10:30 AM

Friday, November 16 at 10:30 AM

 

Rediscover the joy of following the yellow brick road with Dorothy, the Scarecrow, the Tin Man, the Cowardly Lion, and some enchanting munchkin puppets, as they travel through a reimagined world of Oz.

 

"A sweet slice of children's theater!" - New Theater Corps

 

Grade Level:  PreK-4

Running Time: 60 minutes

Curriculum Connections: Language Arts, Science, Geography, Fine Arts, History/Culture/Immigration.

 

Click here for the Study Guide

 

 

 

 

FIRST U.S. TOUR!

THE NUTCRACKER

From The National Ballet Theater of Odessa

 

 

Tuesday, December 11 at 10:30 AM

Wednesday, December 12 at 10:30 AM

Thursday, December 13 at 10:30 AM

Friday, December 14 at 10:30 AM

 

The Nutcracker, a perennial holiday favorite, invites us into a fantasy world of fairies, princes, toy soldiers, and an army of mice.  A stunning full-scale production, with Tchaikovsky's wondrous score, world-class choreography by Marius Petipa, and 40 Ukrainian ballet stars in glorious costumes. 

 

Led by Elena Baranovskaya, former dancer at the Bolshoi Ballet, Mariinsky, and the Perm State Academic Opera and Ballet Theatre, The National Ballet Theatre of Odessa is a national treasure in residence at the grand Odessa Opera and Ballet Theatre. 

 

“The audience was transported to fairyland!” – Chronicle & Echo Northhampton

 

Curriculum Connections: Ballet & Ethnic Dance Forms, Visual & Performing Arts, Imagination, Storytelling, Music.

Grade Level:  PreK-8

Running Time: 60 minutes

 

 

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CIRCUS INCOGNITUS

 

 

Wednesday, February 27 at 10:30 AM

Thursday, February 28 at 10:30 AM

Friday, March 1 at 10:30 AM

 

Be delighted by Jamie Adkins: clown, juggler, balancing artist, and acrobat. Things go awry when he encounters a disintegrating ladder, an animated chair, a precarious slack wire, and attempts to juggle just about everything!

 

"Dazzling accomplishments!" - The London Sunday Times

 

Grade Level:  K-5

Running Time: 60 minutes

Curriculum Connections: Circus Arts, Comedy, Physical Storytelling, Gymnastics, Juggling.

 

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A reimagining of Peter Pan as told by Wendy Darling

UNDERNEATH A MAGICAL MOON

A new play by Mike Kenny from tutti frutti and York Theatre Royal

 

 

Monday, April 15 at 10:30 AM

Tuesday, April 16 at 10:30 AM

 

Fly with Wendy and her brothers as they create the world of Neverland, where time stands still and the impossible seems possible. A sparkling new production scored with exquisite live music and songs, enthralling movement, and a sprinkle of fairy dust.

 

"This is magical, musical, moonlit theatre!" - York Press

 

Grade Level:  K-5

Running Time: 60 minutes

Curriculum Connections: Fine Arts, Language Arts, Science, Emotional/Social Development.

 

Click here for the Study Guide

 

 

 

Reserve tickets for your class today - We sell out quickly!

 

Tickets are just $9! One free teacher ticket and one free teacher's aide ticket per class. Ask us about our Title 1 school discounts.

 

Click here for order form. Order forms can be emailed to Kenneth.Naanep@kbcc.cuny.edu or faxed to 718-368-6885.

 

You can also call 718-368-6686 and let us know your:

  • School name, number of classes, grade level(s), and any special needs.
  • Group leader's name, email, school phone, cell phone, and fax number.
  • Show titles with 1st and 2nd date choices.
  • Total number of tickets (students and adults).
  • Total number of teachers and paraprofessionals.
  • Estimated number of buses.

 

Policy:

  • We accept teacher or school checks, credit cards, and cash.
  • Payments also can be processed through the D.O.E. Our vendor number is 113022873.
  • Your reservation is confirmed once you receive an invoice from us.
  • Payment due date will be included with your confirmation email and invoice.  
  • Click Here to Download Our Sole Vendor Letter

 

ALL SHOWS START AT 10:30 AM. Bus drop-off is at 10:00 AM.

 

For more information and reservations, please contact Kenneth Naanep, Company Manager.

Tel: (718) 368-6686

Fax: (718) 368-6885

Email: Kenneth.Naanep@kbcc.cuny.edu

 

On Stage at Kingsborough's Art Smart program is made possible, in part, by public funds

from the New York Department of Cultural Affairs.