This ground-breaking assembly focuses on student involvement in the American Civil Rights movement through dance, audience participation, and a variety of interactive activities. They tackle racism, segregation, and the struggle for freedom in a safe, family friendly atmosphere of Hip Hop. Students hear the words of Dr. King, learn how nonviolent direct action helped end […]
In this inspiring and humorous program, David Harrell shares the highs and lows of growing up without a right hand. Portraying colorful and influential characters from his own family, TV, and film, David shares the importance of not being defined by your limitations. For a K–8 school, pair this program with The Boy Who […]
David always wanted to be a part of the normal playground games, but was only included when the other kids recognized that his prosthetic hook made him perfect for the part of Captain Hook in Peter Pan. Always wanting more, David demonstrates that by not judging a book by its cover, everybody grows. This moving […]
In Freedom Stories, gifted storyteller TAHIRA shares tales of freedom fighters in this dramatic performance. She offers a compelling look at the men and women who took extraordinary risks for freedom. TAHIRA also includes freedom songs such as, John the Rabbit, which contained coded messages used by enslaved Africans to devise a plan of escape. […]
When a hate group harasses young Isaac for having a menorah in his window, the townspeople band together to ﬁght the bullies and bigotry threatening their community. Using music and an exceptional array of puppetry techniques,this play teaches students about tolerance and acceptance by recounting the remarkable events of a 1993 Billings, Montana, bias incident […]
This delightful and poignant production includes many songs of the Civil Rights era and brings this historical time alive for children. When a child tells his aunt about a bully on his bus, she gives him advice by recounting the tale of Rosa Parks and the events that led to a revolution in racial justice. […]
Come along on a journey to explore some of the ways West African Diaspora cultural practices are used to affirm community, communicate values, enhance cultural sensitivity, and inspire meaningful dialogue. Program options include storytelling, dance, drum, and song from Mali, Guinea, Senegal, The Ivory Coast, Ghana, Brazil, Haiti, and the United States.
Students discover the art of drumming! Participants have a blast playing everyday objects like buckets and garbage cans while they develop essential aural musical skills and learn how to read basic musical notation. Along their journey students experience music from different world cultures, participate in ensemble playing, and have the opportunity to perform in an […]
Buy a raffle ticket today to win an exclusive, luxury South African Photo Safari for two at Zulu Nyala for 6 days and 6 nights! Zulu Nyala offers the experience of a lifetime. You and a guest will have the chance to take extraordinary photos while experiencing the thrill of up-close viewing of some of the most spectacular wildlife on the content. Stay at Heritage Safari Lodge or the Tented Safari Camp – either is a true pleasure. Includes 3 meals and 2 two game viewing activities per day. ... See MoreSee Less
Luxury South African Photo Safari Raffle
April 21, 2018, 10:30pm - April 21, 2018, 11:00pm
Buy a raffle ticket today to win an exclusive, luxury South African Photo Safari for two at Zulu Nyala for 6 days and 6 nights! Zulu Nyala offers the experience of a lifetime. You and a guest will have the chance to take extraordinary photos while experiencing the thrill of up-close viewing of some of the most spectacular wildlife on the content. Stay at Heritage Safari Lodge or the Tented Safari Camp – either is a true pleasure. Includes 3 meals and 2 two game viewing activities per day.
"David Gonzalez was AMAZING!! He captivated them from the minute he stepped onto the stage and held their attention for the entire program. He is truly a gifted storyteller!"
Media Specialist Jefferson Elementary
"Mark (Lohr) was an awesome performer! Adults and children alike both were thoroughly entertained and laughed the entire time. He is definitely someone we would consider again."
Youth Services Librarian, Laurel Public Library
"Our school community truly appreciated the art that the performers of Almanac Dance Circus Theatre brought to us. It was an amazing experience enjoyed by all! Thank you for your hard work and dedication to bring this program to children!"
Vice Principal, Copper Hill Elementary
Young Audiences’ mission is to inspire young people and expand their learning through the arts.
Young Audiences believes that all students deserve equal access to the arts and we strive to provide meaningful art experiences to young people regardless of cognitive or physical development, socio-economic status, or geographic location.