Students can see a professional dance concert at a discounted price. Educational Shows are at the Booth Playhouse in the Blumenthal Performing Arts Center in Uptown Charlotte. Teachers will receive a Teacher Guide for the performance and students participate in a Question and Answer session immediately following the performance with the dancers.
Stories in Motion will support creative thinking and collaboration. Students will create short narratives inspired of their writing samples and also write a story based off movement.
This residency will show how circus arts can promote community and collaborative problem solving. We can use aerial silks, trapeze or partner acrobatics to unite students. By the end of every class, students are celebrating each other’s successes and have either created bridges or strengthen their connections to each other.
We have enjoyed working with the following schools:
Ardrey Kell High School
Bradley Middle School
Community Charter School
Crestdale Middle School
East Gaston High School
Eastover Elementary School
First Ward Creative Arts Academy
J. M. Alexander Middle School
Garinger High School
Hough High School
Hunter Huss High School
Oakdale Elementary School
Oakridge Middle School
Omni Montessori School
Park Road Montessori School
Penn-Griffin School of the Arts
Piedmont Community Charter School
Ridge Road Middle School
UPCOMING EDUCATIONAL SHOWS
A Cirque and Dance Nutcracker Story
December 13: 10 am
December 18: 10 am - SOLD OUT
Booth Playhouse, 130 N. Tryon St.
A contemporary twist on a holiday classic. Clara attends a holiday party hosted by Mr. and Mrs. Flowers. At the party, she meets Beau and they dance the night away. Only one problem. Clara is a passionate dancer but not the most coordinated. She trips, falls and is whisked off to the hospital to learn that her ankle is broken. That night her friends and get-well gifts swirl in her dreams. Come one, come all to the perfect holiday treat for your friends and family!
Photo: The Hough Family: Alison (mother) Cordell (father), Cole and Perry, who is a student at our school, Charlotte Cirque & Dance Center.