CREATING THE FUTURE THROUGH ARTS EDUCATION
2016 2017 PROGRAM
AT C O B B E N E R G Y P E R F O R M I N G A R T S C E N T R E
Welcome to ArtsBridge Foundation’s 2016-17 Season! This Season, we have carefully designed our programming to connect with and inspire all ages and academic subjects, while featuring every aspect of the performing arts! ArtsBridge Foundation, the arts education outreach arm of the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre, is dedicated to providing quality performing arts education programs designed to engage, motivate and elevate the next generation of artists and arts supporters. In collaboration with leading regional and national arts organizations, ArtsBridge has paved the way for more than 300,000 students and educators from 49 Georgia counties to experience and benefit from the positive power of the arts. ArtsBridge consists of four main programs: Field Trips, Georgia High School Musical Theatre Awards – The Shuler Awards, Master Classes and the Family Performance Series.
Thank you for all you do to keep the arts alive in our students’ lives and in Georgia’s schools. We look forward to inspiring and educating you and your students through ArtsBridge programming at the e h t world-class Cobb Energy Performing Arts “I love of the n io t c Centre! See you at the theatre! n e o n n m m co
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– Natalie Barrow Director of Arts Education & Community Outreach ArtsBridge Foundation
Field Trip Guidelines TICKETS
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• Field trip performance tickets are $10 for students and adults. Tax may be applicable to the ticket price. • One complimentary ticket will be issued for every 15 tickets purchased and can be used for teachers and chaperones. • All attendees need a ticket for admission. • Your confirmation will be emailed to you before the performance. This serves as your ticket(s) and must be brought to the performance. • Reservations may be canceled no later than three weeks prior to the performance date. If your reservation has not been canceled three weeks prior to your reserved performance, you will be held liable for amount due. • ArtsBridge programs are age specific and children under the age of three will not be admitted. All attendees must have a ticket for admission.
– CHRISTA CO LEM KIPP Vision Prim NA ar y
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THEATRE ETIQUETTE • Doors will open approximately one hour prior to show time. • We recommend you arrive 45 minutes prior to the performance. • Lunch areas are not provided at Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre during ArtsBridge performances. • Seats are assigned on a first come, first served basis and are general admission. We do our best to seat groups together. Groups and/or individuals wishing to be seated together must arrive together. We do not hold seats. • All ArtsBridge performances are approximately one hour in length.
Financial Aid. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 Family Series. . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 Educational Experiences. . . . 11 Master Classes . . . . . . . . 12-13 Shuler Awards. . . . . . . . . 14-15
Reserve your Field Trip tickets at ArtsBridgeGA.org or contact us at 770-916-2805 or firstname.lastname@example.org ArtsBridgeGA.org
FIELD TRIP GUIDELINES
L O C AT I O N
COBB ENERGY PERFOR MING ART S CENTRE 2800 Cobb Galleria Parkway • Atlanta, Georgia 30339
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SURFACE LOT BUS PARKING
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PARKING • After dropping the students off near the front doors, school buses will be directed to park in the flat lot across from the theatre entrance. • All other vehicles including cars, SUVS, vans, etc. will be directed to the parking deck adjacent to the theatre which is a $6 per vehicle charge.
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Field Trips Dance Theatre of Harlem Friday, October 21, 2016 | 11:00 am Grades 3 – 12 | $10 per Ticket An informal presentation on the art and science of classical dancing, a lecture/demonstration is a fun and accessible introduction to ballet. Specific exercises that develop jumping, turning, partnering, lifting and dancing on pointe are demonstrated and explained. An audience participation segment in which members of the audience are invited to the stage to try some of the movements, or test the similarities between social dance and ballet, is included. Throughout, excerpts from Dance Theatre of Harlem’s eclectic repertoire demonstrate how the elements that have been discussed come together to create the magic of dance.
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Artrageous Tuesday, November 15, 2016 | 10:15am & Noon Grades K – 12 | $10 Per Ticket The excitement of watching a team of artists painting at electric speed right before your eyes is an experience you will never forget. Have it accompanied by amazing vocals, creative choreography, high energy live music and unforgettable audience interaction and you will have enjoyed the journey of a life-time. This is Artrageous. Giant artworks jump to life with amazing speed unveiling larger than life icons and masterpieces in just moments, all the while there is constant activity on stage, attracting your attention and delighting your senses with energy, spirit and action. CURRICULUM CONNECTIONS: M3GM.6-8 , M4GM.6-.8, M5GM.6-.8, M6GM.6-.8, M7GM.6-.8, M8GM.6-.8, M9GM.6-.8, M10GM.6-.8, M11GM.6-.8, M12GM.6-.8, TAES3-12.10, D3-12FD.2, D4-12FD.3, D3-12CR.2, D3-12CO.4, VAHSPAMC.1, VA1-8MC.1
Red & Green Thursday, December 1, 2016 | 11:00am Grades K – 12 | $10 Per Ticket From the creators of Feet Don’t Fail Me Now! Rhythmic Circus presents a brand new holiday experience. Combining their signature style of rapid-fire tap with music you know and love, this show leaves audiences excited with the joy of the holiday spirit!
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Doktor Kaboom Thursday, January 26, 2017 | 10:15am & Noon Grades 4 – 8 | $10 Per Ticket Creatively blending theatre arts with the wonders of scientific exploration, Doktor Kaboom! keeps his crowds riveted with interest and rolling with laughter. Join Kaboom! for a sidesplitting journey of increasingly spectacular science experiments designed to involve, excite, educate and entertain. This newest show explores the nature of electricity. Doktor Kaboom explains everything from voltage and current, to charges, conservation of energy and plasma.
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Atlanta Ballet Fellowship Ensemble Thursday, February 9, 2017 | 11:00am Grades K – 6 | $10 Per Ticket Atlanta Ballet Fellowship Ensemble will bring you an exciting one-hour family ballet to be announced soon! This one-hour version of a classic fairytale is designed especially for younger audiences, but can be enjoyed by all. Recommended for grades K-6. The ArtsBridge performance is designed specifically for school and community groups of 20 or more people. Teachers receive educational materials prior to the performance describing the components of the production once payment is received. The study guide meets Georgia Performance Standards.
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Rock the Presidents Tuesday, February 14, 2017 | 10:15am & Noon Grades 3 – 8 | $10 Per Ticket You too can become president! A rollicking, multi-mediafilled musical revue spanning 223 years of the American presidency with stories of the 44 men who rose to the highest office in the land – from George Washington to Barack Obama. From rockin’ Sons Of Washington, the groovy/ psychedelic I’m Not All Bad to the twangy, horse-riding country western style of Ronald Reagan, Childsplay’s Rock The Presidents brings our top executive office to life!
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Dinosaur Zoo Live Wednesday, March 1, 2017 | 10:15am & Noon Grades K – 6 | $10 Per Ticket Get ready for the ultimate playdate – 65 million years in the making – as you meet and interact with an eye-popping collection of amazingly life-like dinosaurs and other creatures presented in a theatrical performance that will thrill and entertain while stimulating their imaginations in ways that will forever connect them to their world. Brought to life by a team of skilled performers and puppeteers, and designed with the help of professional paleontologists, Dinosaur Zoo Live’s puppets are so extraordinarily realistic you may feel the urge to run and hide – but don’t! While it may indeed have been 65 million years in the making, we think you’ll agree, it’s well worth the wait.
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Kennesaw State University’s
presented by College of the Arts Wednesday, March 8, 2017 | 11:00am Grades 6 – 12 | Free Experience a truly comprehensive artistic fusion of DANCE, MUSIC, THEATRE and ART. Synergy will feature the KSU Dance Company, Orchestra, Choir, Musical Theatre Ensemble and Visual Arts collaborating to give school students a unique arts experience. Packed with energy, creativity and virtuosity, this is a FREE event that will provide a cross-disciplinary understanding of the arts.
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The Atlanta Opera presents
Thursday, March 30, 2017 | 11:00am Grades 6 – 12 | $10 Per Ticket In this modern production set during the golden age of Hollywood, Don Pasquale is an aging silent film star at the sunset of his career. Our protagonist sets off to find a wife and heir to his fortune. He gets hitched to the cunning Norina, a widowed gold digger who conspires with Ernesto, the Don’s nephew. Supported by a chorus of servants dressed as 1950’s Hollywood film stars, Don Pasquale is a hilarious opera full of nostalgic glamor and lively humor.
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ArtsBridge provides admission and/or transportation financial aid to students and schools in need for our arts education field trips. Financial Aid is granted based on individual need and available funds on a first come, first served basis.
Apply on our website at
Resources are limited; however, it is our goal to serve as many students as possible!
SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 20 2:00pm & 5:30pm
Red & Green
THURSDAY, DECEMBER 1 6:30pm
ArtsBridge Family Performance Series provides the perfect opportunity to introduce young audiences and families to the performing arts! Performed by national and international touring companies, these one-hour performances are fun and engaging for the whole family and feature some of your favorite wellknown shows! Some performances will offer pre-show activities in the lobby for all children and families.
TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 29 6:00pm
FRIDAY, JANUARY 27 6:30pm
SATURDAY, JANUARY 28 1:00pm & 4:30pm
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Director’s Bootcamp June 7 – 9, 2016 | $50 Registration Fee K-12 Fine Arts Educators are invited to attend ArtsBridge’s inaugural DIRECTOR’S BOOTCAMP at Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre where educators will learn new tips and tricks for their musical theatre productions! This three-day Bootcamp, led by professionals in the business including Shuler Hensley and members of the Shuler Awards Production Team, will include the following Workshops: “Set Design on a Budget”, “Script Analysis and Character Development”, “Learning Your Sound Board”, “Maximizing Lights with Limitations” and “Costume & Make-Up Design 101”.
Performing & Visual Arts College Fair College-bound students are invited to meet with admission representatives from over 100 colleges, universities and conservatories specializing in music, dance, theater, visual arts, graphic design and other related disciplines to learn more about audition/ entrance requirements and financial aid.
Monday, October 10, 2016 6:00pm - 9:00pm Free with Registration
Behind-the-Scenes Tours Explore the magic of the world-class, state-of-the-art Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre. Discover the lighting and sound booths, orchestra pit, fly system, loading dock, scenery shop and much more. Tours last one hour.
Monday – Friday 10:00am – 4:00pm $5 per person 30 students at a time ArtsBridgeGA.org
Master Classes at Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre Musical Theatre Dance in the style of
JOSEPH & THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT SATURDAY, JULY 16, 2016 10:00am – 12:00pm Grades 6 – 12 $25 Participant | $15 Observer
Ballet Class Led by
DANCE THEATRE OF HARLEM SATURDAY, OCTOBER 22, 2016 9:00am – 10:30am Grades 6 – 12 $25 Participant | $15 Observer
Musical Theatre Performance in the style of CABARET SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 5, 2016 10:00am – 12:00pm Grades 6 – 12 $35 Participant | $15 Observer
Broadway Audition Technique in the style of THE LITTLE MERMAID SATURDAY, JANUARY 14, 2017 10:00am – 12:00pm Grades 6 – 12 $35 Participant | $15 Observer
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Musical Theatre Dance in the style of
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SATURDAY, APRIL 22, 2017 10:00am – 12:00pm Grades 6 – 12 $35 Participant | $15 Observer
Broadway Jazz in the style of
FINDING NEVERLAND SATURDAY, MAY 20, 2017 10:00am – 12:00pm Grades 6 – 12 $35 Participant | $15 Observer
Musical Theatre Vocal in the style of
SATURDAY, JUNE 17, 2017 10:00am – 12:00pm Grades 6 – 12 $35 Participant | $15 Observer
Musical Theatre Dance in the style of
AN AMERICAN IN PARIS SATURDAY, AUGUST 19, 2017 10:00am – 12:00pm Grades 6 – 12 $35 Participant | $15 Observer
Celebrating Excellence in High School Musical Theatre Fashioned after Broadwayâ€™s Tony Awards, the Georgia High School Musical Theatre Awards â€“ Shuler Hensley Awards celebrate excellence in high school musical theatre. The Awards are named in honor of actor/singer and Georgia native, Shuler Hensley, winner of the prestigious Tony Award, Outer Critics Circle Award and Drama Desk Award. The program embodies a spirit of camaraderie and celebration for the arts and provides a unique professional learning experience for high school musical theatre students and teachers across Georgia.
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Join us for the 2017
Shuler Awards on
April 20, 2017
at Cobb Energy Centre!
How it Works A panel of adjudicators will attend participating school performances during October – March to evaluate each production. Each school will receive feedback from the adjudicators that attended the production and will be invited to attend The Shuler Awards Show at Atlanta’s world-class Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre. Nominations are announced in early April and the program culminates with an Awards Show to recognize excellence in 17 categories including Overall Production, Direction, Choreography, Leading Actor/ Actress, Costumes and many more! Participating schools have access to unique opportunities through the Shuler Awards program! Each school may send two students to participate in the Shuler Ensemble, which opens and closes the Awards Show and one technical theatre student to participate in the S.T.A.R. Council (Students Take A Role), who serve as production assistants backstage during the Awards. Students are also eligible to apply for Scholarships, which are presented the night of the Awards. The recipients of the Leading Actor and Actress Awards, are sent to New York to compete in the National High School Musical Theatre Awards – The Jimmy Nederlander Awards where they have the chance to win college scholarship opportunities and the coveted National Award.
PARTICIPATING IN THE PROGRAM The Shuler Awards registration begins on August 3 and schools are accepted on a first come, first served basis. Eligible schools must adhere to the following: • Musical productions must take place between October 7, 2016 and March 19, 2017. • Must attend a Director Orientation on Saturday, September 17, 2016 from 10:00am – 12:00pm. • To be adjudicated, a musical production qualifies if it is a full-length musical listed on the 2017 National High School Musical Theatre Awards Qualifying Roles.
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