2019-2020 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 

PETER PAN, A CHARLIE BROWN CHRISTMAS, CHARLOTTE'S WEB, AND THE NEW SHANGHAI CIRCUS!
 

 

 

 

PETER PAN

From TheatreWorksUSA

 

Original play by J.M. Barrie   New Version by Tony Award Winners John Caird and Trevor Nunn

Set Design by Tony Award Winner Beowulf Boritt   

Costume Design by Anne-Marie Wright  Incidental Music by Jeffrey Lunden

 

MONDAY, OCTOBER 28th at 10:30 AM

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 29th at 10:30 AM

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 30th at 10:30 AM

 

This enchanting adaptation by Tony Award-winners John Caird and Trevor Nunn imagines the Darling Family as they transform their nursery into Neverland, turning pillows into clouds, an ironing board into a ship’s plank, and snowshoes into a crocodile's snapping jaws!

 

GRADE LEVEL: PREK-5

RUNNING TIME: 60 minutes

CURRICULUM CONNECTIONS: Communication and Language Arts, Music

 

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A CHARLIE BROWN CHRISTMAS

Live On Stage!

 

 

 

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 18th at 10:30 AM

 

Everyone’s favorite holiday classic comes to life! Join Charlie Brown, Snoopy, Lucy, Linus, and the whole Peanuts gang as they produce their own Christmas play and ultimately learn the true meaning of the season.

 

 

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GRADE LEVEL: PREK-5

RUNNING TIME: 60 minutes

CURRICULUM CONNECTIONS: Theatre Arts, Communication and Language Arts, Geography, Social Studies.

 

 

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CHARLOTTE'S WEB

From TheatreWorksUSA

 

 

 

Based on the novel by E.B. White
Adaptation by Joseph Robinette
Design & Original Direction by Andrew Rasmussen
Original Music Composition & Orchestration by "Sheriff" Bob Saidenberg, Kat Minogue, Robert Abrahams, & Michael Donovan

 

MONDAY, JANUARY 27th at 10:30 AM

TUESDAY, JANUARY 28th at 10:30 AM

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 29th at 10:30 AM

THURSDAY, JANUARY 30th at 10:30 AM

 

This treasured tale, based on E.B. White's loving story of the friendship between a pig named Wilbur and a little gray spider named Charlotte, explores bravery, selfless love, and the true meaning of friendship.

 

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GRADE LEVEL: K-5

RUNNING TIME: 60 minutes

CURRICULUM CONNECTIONS: Communication and Language Arts, Literature-Based, Music, Relationships and Family.

 

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Direct from China!

THE NEW SHANGHAI CIRCUS

 

 

 

TUESDAY, APRIL 21st at 10:30 AM

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 22nd at 10:30 AM

THURSDAY, APRIL 23rd at 10:30 AM

 

A spectacular extravaganza of dazzling acrobatics that draws upon 2,000 years of Chinese circus traditions. Breathtaking and polished to perfection, these astonishing athletes execute stupendous feats as they stretch the limits of human ability in this spellbinding show!

 

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GRADE LEVEL: PREK-8

RUNNING TIME: 60 minutes

CURRICULUM CONNECTIONS: Circus Arts, Gymnastics, Physical Storytelling, Music

 

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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.  
  • All payments are non-refundable and non-transferable.

 

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.