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PATHWAYS TO

creativity THE 2018/19 ARTS EDUCATION PROGRAM

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THE 18/19 ARTS EDUCATION PROGRAM AT THE GALLO CENTER FOR THE ARTS DEAR EDUCATOR, I am pleased to present to you our 18/19 Pathways to Creativity Season!

THANK YOU TO OUR WONDERFUL PATHWAYS TO CREATIVITY SPONSORS!

Since its inception in 2008, Pathways to Creativity has presented over 430 performing arts experiences, for nearly 300,000 students, across

six counties. We look forward to providing more opportunities for your

students to experience the performing arts this season, and for seasons to come. As always, you’ll find a wide range of performances to choose from covering everything from social studies to math and the classics.

Each season, we look for ways to make your process more efficient and

this season we’re happy to launch an online sales agreement form! Gone are the days of faxes and snail mail, with our new online sales agreement

COSTA FAMILY FUND

DRIVING THE ARTS TRANSPORTATION FUND

you can complete your order directly from our website and receive a

confirmation email immediately after submitting the form. Follow the

same process for our Prime Shine Driving the Arts Transportation Grant too. Visit www.galloarts.org/ArtsEducation/ to learn more.

Also this season we’re happy to introduce a Theater Etiquette Guide for

teachers to use along with the production’s study guide to help prepare their students for an authentic theater experience. We understand

that for many of your students this is their first time visiting a theater.

Understanding that theater etiquette is different from a movie theater or a sports arena is all a part of visiting the Gallo Center. The theater

etiquette guide will be emailed at least one week prior to your visit to

The Gallo Center for the Arts has funding from Prime Shine Car Wash to help offset the cost of transporting students by bus to see arts education performances. The funding can be used for

transportation to Gallo Center-presented events only. To learn

more and to apply for a grant, visit GalloArts.org/artseducation/.

the Center and is also available on the website year round.

As always, your arts education team is ready to ensure the best experience possible for you and your students.

We look forward to seeing you and your students at the Center! Sincerely,

Cortney Betschart

Arts Education Manager

(209) 338-5012

CBetschart@galloarts.org

RESERVE YOUR TICKETS AT GALLOARTS.ORG/ARTSEDUCATION/ Ticket Reservations:

Tiffany Davis, (209) 338-5022 or TDavis@galloarts.org Touring Show Reservations:

Jesica Sanchez, (209) 338-5064 or JSanchez@galloarts.org

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Note: Any adult requesting visitation to a particular student or group of students associated with a school/group attending an Arts Education performance at the Gallo Center for the Arts must be approved by the teacher of that school/group prior to having contact with student(s). All ticket sales are through schools; no single tickets will be sold.


18/19 PATHWAYS TO CREATIVITY SEASON AT A GLANCE GALLO CENTER REPERTORY COMPANY:

GALLO CENTER REPERTORY COMPANY:

YOUR ALIEN

THE BULLY BUSTER RIDES AGAIN

TINY TIM’S CHRISTMAS CAROL

MONDAY, MARCH 4, 2019, 9:30 AM & 11:30 AM

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 2, 2018

THURSDAY & FRIDAY, DECEMBER 6 & 7, 2018

Grades TK – 3

9:30 AM & 11:30 AM

9:30 AM & 11:30 AM

Grades K – 5

Grades 2 – 5

TOMÁS AND THE LIBRARY LADY

DANNY CARMO’S

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 9, 2018

MATHEMATICAL MYSTERIES

9:30 AM & 11:30 AM

THURSDAY, JANUARY 17, 2019, 9:30 AM & 11:30 AM

MARIACHI HERENCIA DE MÉXICO

Grades 1 – 5

Grades 3 – 6

TUESDAY, MARCH 19, 2019, 9:30 AM

NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC LIVE!

CALL OF THE WILD:

HILAREE O’NEILL: POINT OF NO RETURN

ILLUSTRATED EDITION

NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC LIVE!

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 18, 2018, 9:30 AM

MONDAY & TUESDAY, JANUARY 28 & 29, 2019

NIZAR IBRAHIM: SPINOSAURUS:

Grades 5+

9:30 AM & 11:30 AM

LOST GIANT OF THE CRETACEOUS

Grades 5+

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 20, 2019, 9:30 AM

THE ONE AND ONLY IVAN FRIDAY, MARCH 15, 2019, 9:30 AM & 11:30 AM

ROBINSON CRUSOE & FRIDAY

Grades 2 – 6

Grades 2+

Grades 4+

MONDAY, OCTOBER 22, 2018

THE VERY HUNGRY CATERPILLAR

9:30 AM & 11:30 AM

MONDAY & TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 4 & 5, 2019

THE PHANTOM TOLLBOOTH

Grades 2 – 6

9:30 AM & 11:30 AM

TUESDAY, APRIL 2, 2019, 9:30 AM & 11:30 AM

Grades TK – 2

Grades 1 – 6

AQUARIUM ADVENTURE

THE UGLY DUCKLING AND

FUN WITH ENERGY

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 23, 2018, 9:30 AM

THE TORTOISE & THE HARE

FRIDAY, APRIL 5, 2019, 9:30 AM

Grades K – 5

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 2019, 9:30 AM & 11:30 AM

Grades K – 6

ERTH’S PREHISTORIC

Grades K – 4

GALLO CENTER REPERTORY COMPANY:

EMILY BROWN AND THE THING

STAND AND DELIVER

JANET’S PLANET

TUESDAY, APRIL 16, 2019, 9:30 AM & 11:30 AM

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 2018, 9:30 AM & 11:30 AM

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 20, 2019, 9:30 AM & 11:30 AM Grades 2 – 5

Grades TK – 3

MONDAY & TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 5 & 6, 2018 9:30 AM & 11:30 AM Grades 7+

AMBER BROWN IS NOT A CRAYON THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 21, 2019, 9:30 AM & 11:30 AM

SUSAN MARIE FRONTCZAK

Grades 2 – 4

IN A VISIT WITH MARIE CURIE THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 2018, 9:30 AM Grades 4+

TABLE

OF CONTENTS 3-7

CHILDREN'S LITERATURE

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SPOKEN WORD

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SCIENCE & MATH

11-12 CHILDREN'S THEATER 13

MUSIC

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PARTNERS IN EDUCATION WORKSHOPS

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CHILDREN'S LITERATURE

ROBINSON CRUSOE

&FRIDAY

MONDAY, OCTOBER 22, 2018, 9:30 AM & 11:30 AM GRADES 2 – 6 1,248-SEAT MARY STUART ROGERS THEATER An English sailor, shipwrecked on a remote island, works against all odds to survive alone for 25 years—until, one

day, he rescues a stranger from brutal savages and the two develop a remarkable friendship. Adapted from the classic

novel by Daniel Defoe, this imaginative retelling emphasizes communication, embracing cultural differences and

empathy. Set sail with Robinson and Friday on an adventure full of comedic miscommunication, history and heart! Common Core Standard: 3.RL.3 Describe characters in a story (e.g., their traits, motivations, or feelings) and explain how their actions contribute to the sequence of events.

call of the WILD: ILLUSTRATED EDITION

MONDAY & TUESDAY, JANUARY 28 & 29, 2019, 9:30 AM & 11:30 AM GRADES 5+ 1,248-SEAT MARY STUART ROGERS THEATER Featuring a unique 180-degree projection screen, this multi-media adventure mixes classic storytelling with projected illustrations to tell the tale of Buck, the magnificent cross-bred offspring of a St. Bernard and Scottish Collie.

Kidnapped from his lavish life on a California estate and sent to work as a sled

dog during the great Klondike Gold Rush, Buck fights to survive and becomes the most famous dog in the whole history of Alaska.

Based on the book by Jack London. Adapted by Jason Tremblay. Produced by Theatre Heroes.

Common Core Standard: 7.RL.2 Determine a theme or central idea of a text and analyze its development over the course of the text; provide an objective summary of the text. 3


THE

VERY HUNGRY CATERPI L LAR SHOW

MONDAY & TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 4 & 5, 2019 9:30 AM & 11:30 AM GRADES TK – 2 1,248-SEAT MARY STUART ROGERS THEATER The timeless classic has made its way off the page and onto the stage!

Created by Jonathan Rockefeller, the critically acclaimed production of The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show features a menagerie of 75 lovable puppets, faithfully adapting four of Eric Carle’s stories: Brown Bear, Brown Bear; 10 Little Rubber Ducks; The Very Lonely Firefly and of course, the star of the show – The Very Hungry Caterpillar. Common Core Standard: 1.RL.2 Retell stories, including key details, and demonstrate understanding of their central message or lesson.

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$5 THE UGLY DUCKLING & THE TORTOISE AND THE HARE TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 2019, 9:30 AM & 11:30 AM GRADES K – 4 440-SEAT FOSTER FAMILY THEATER Two stories in one show by the amazing Lightwire Theater! Using the cutting-

edge technology of electroluminescent puppetry, music ranging from classical to jazz to pop, and poignant choreography, two classic tales come to life on stage. Let your students experience Hans Christian Andersen’s “The Ugly Duckling”

and Aesop’s Fable “The Tortoise and the Hare” in way that will thrill them down to their toes!

Common Core Standard: K.RI.3 With prompting and support, describe the connection between two individuals, events, ideas, or pieces of information in a text. PATHWAYS TO CREATIVITY 4


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AMBER BROWN IS NOT A CRAYON THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 21, 2019, 9:30 AM & 11:30 AM GRADES 2 – 4 440-SEAT FOSTER FAMILY THEATER Amber Brown is having what may be the worst year of her life. She

and Justin Daniels were the perfect team: they laughed at each other’s jokes, sat next to each other in class, and stayed best friends when Justin’s dad had to move away. But now things are different. Now,

Justin’s house has been sold and he is going to Alabama; that A’s too far from New Jersey to think about.

ArtsPower’s uniquely funny and forthright musical portrays a feisty

young girl who refuses to let her problems get the better of her. You’ll laugh and cry with Amber as she learns some valuable lessons about the virtues of patience and the meaning of forgiveness.

Based on the book, Amber Brown Is Not a Crayon. Written by Paula Danziger. Copyright ©1994. Published by Putnam Children’s Books, New York, NY. Presented under a special agreement. All rights reserved.

THE ONE AND ONLY

ivan

FRIDAY, MARCH 15, 2019, 9:30 AM & 11:30 AM GRADES 2 – 6 1,248-SEAT MARY STUART ROGERS THEATER For 27 years, the world of Ivan the gorilla was a dull cage in a roadside

Common Core Standard: 3.SL.2 Determine the main ideas and supporting details of a text read aloud or information presented in diverse media and formats, including visually, quantitatively, and orally.

shopping mall. But when he meets Ruby, a baby elephant captured

in the wild, Ivan’s ambitions and imagination must grow to meet the

challenge of rescuing his endangered new companion. Aided by Bob the scrappy dog and a young human ally, Ivan sets out to become

the great silverback and protector he was always meant to be. Enter

the mind of a remarkable hero in this unforgettable story of enduring friendship, drawn from true events. Based on the 2012 book by

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Katherine Applegate, a #1 New York Times bestseller and winner of the Newbery Medal.

Common Core Standard: 2.SL.4 Tell a story or recount an experience with appropriate facts and relevant, descriptive details, speaking audibly in coherent sentences.

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your

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ALIEN

MONDAY, MARCH 4, 2019 9:30 AM & 11:30 AM GRADES TK – 3 440-SEAT FOSTER FAMILY THEATER

ArtsPower’s newest musical touches down with a stranded alien who

strikes up a fabulous friendship with a boy who finds him. They go to

school and have loads of fun together. As evening approaches, the alien

grows homesick. Will the boy be able to figure out how to help his new

friend? This funny and uplifting new

musical shows how the power of true friendship can last a lifetime.

Based on the book, Your Alien. Written

by Tammi Sauer and illustrated by Goro Fujita. Copyright © 2015. Published by

Sterling Children’s Books, New York, NY. Presented under a special agreement. All rights reserved.

Common Core Standard: K.RI.3 With prompting and support, describe the connection between two individuals, events, ideas, or pieces of information in a text.

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CHILDREN'S LITERATURE

EMILY BROWN

AND THE THING TUESDAY, APRIL 16, 2019, 9:30 AM & 11:30 AM GRADES TK – 3 LIMITED CAPACITY: 800-SEAT MARY STUART ROGERS THEATER One evening, Emily Brown and her old grey rabbit Stanley hear a Thing crying outside their window. The poor Thing just can’t get to sleep, so Emily Brown and Stanley set off on incredible adventures to the Dark

and Scary Wood, the Whirling Wastes and beyond, to find the Thing’s

cuddly, his bedtime milk, and his medicine... but nothing seems to help him settle. What’s really troubling the Thing– and will anyone ever get to sleep?

Touching on themes of fear, bravery and adventure, this production

has great songs, clever puppets, and characters that audiences of all

ages will adore. Join us for Tall Stories’ magical musical show, based on

THE PHANTOM TOLLBOOTH TUESDAY, APRIL 2, 2019, 9:30 AM & 11:30 AM GRADES 1 – 6 1,248-SEAT MARY STUART ROGERS THEATER

the much-loved book by Cressida Cowell (writer of How to Train your Dragon) and Neal Layton. Common Core Standard: 1.RL.2 Retell stories, including key details, and demonstrate understanding of their central message or lesson.

Milo, the boy “who didn’t know what to do with himself,” drives his toy car through a mysterious tollbooth that appears in his

bedroom and soon finds himself on an eventful and dangerous quest rescuing the Princesses Rhyme and Reason, who, in the war between words and numbers, have been banished to the

Castle in the Air. Milo travels through the Forest of Sight where he

experiences different Points of View, accidently leaps to the Island of Conclusions and travels through the Mountains of Ignorance. With the help of his steadfast companions, he perseveres and

brings Rhyme and Reason home, restoring peace to the realm.

Along the way something magical happens to Milo; he discovers the delights of friendship, curiosity and knowledge, and that life —his own life—is filled with endless possibilities.

An original stage adaptation of the beloved classic by Norton Juster, with illustrations by Jules Feiffer

By special arrangement with Norton Juster & Jules Feiffer Common Core Standard: 3.RL.3 Describe characters in a story (e.g., their traits, motivations, or feelings) and explain how their actions contribute to the sequence of events.

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SPOKEN WORD

Photo Credit: Adam Clark

HILAREE O’NEILL: POINT OF NO RETURN THURSDAY, OCTOBER 18, 2018, 9:30 AM GRADES 5+ 1,248-SEAT MARY STUART ROGERS THEATER It’s a multi-media program with the National Geographic Explorer and Mountaineer who ascended Myanmar’s Hkakabo Razi with a National

Geographic team to determine its exact height. O’Neill is also the first woman to have climbed both Everest and its neighbor, Lhotse, in a single 24-hour period.

Common Core Standard: 5.SL.3 Summarize the points a speaker or media source makes and explain how each claim is supported by reasons and evidence, and identify and analyze any logical fallacies.

SUSAN MARIE FRONTCZAK IN A VISIT WITH MARIE CURIE THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 2018, 9:30 AM GRADES 4+ 440-SEAT FOSTER FAMILY THEATER Time travel back to 1915 to witness the struggles and triumphs of the

scientist who discovered a new element that really does glow in the dark. Marie Curie is best known for the discovery of radium and radioactivity

and the first treatments for cancer, but few understand the obstacles she faced just to get into the laboratory. Come hear her compelling journey. This one-hour program includes an in-character monolog, a Q&A with

Marie Curie, and a Q&A with Ms. Frontczak. Photo Credit: Janet Adams Common Core Standard: 6-8.RL.4 Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including vocabulary specific to domains related to history/ social studies.

NIZAR IBRAHIM: SPINOSAURUS: LOST GIANT OF THE CRETACEOUS WEDNESDAY, MARCH 20, 2019, 9:30 AM GRADES 4+ 1,248-SEAT MARY STUART ROGERS THEATER The National Geographic Emerging Explorer and Paleontologist has scoured the deserts of North Africa for clues to life in

the Cretaceous period. In addition to unearthing many huge

dinosaur bones, he has discovered fossil footprints and a new

species of flying reptile with an 18-foot wingspan that lived 95 million years ago.

Common Core Standard: 5.SL.3 Summarize the points a speaker or media source makes and explain how each claim is supported by reasons and evidence, and identify and analyze any logical fallacies.

Photo Credit: Robert Loveridge


SCIENCE & MATH

ERTH’S PREHISTORIC AQUARIUM ADVENTURE TUESDAY, OCTOBER 23, 2018, 9:30 AM GRADES K – 5 1,248-SEAT MARY STUART ROGERS THEATER

DANNY CARMO’S MATHEMATICAL MYSTERIES THURSDAY, JANUARY 17, 2019, 9:30 AM & 11:30 AM GRADES 3 – 6 1,248-SEAT MARY STUART ROGERS THEATER Back by popular demand! Prepare to be amazed, dazzled and

bewildered by this spectacular show where math, theater, and digital technology collide to create a fun and interactive performance proving that understanding math can be fun! Common Core Standard: 3.RI.3 Describe the relationship between a series of historical events, scientific ideas or concepts, or steps in technical procedures in a text, using language that pertains to time, sequence, and cause/effect.

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From the creators of Erth’s Prehistoric Zoo! Erth’s Prehistoric Aquarium Adventure is an immersive experience that invites you to jump in and

explore unknown ocean depths where prehistoric marine reptiles lived eons ago–and maybe live still today! Erth shows are at the forefront of entertainment and education, using actors, technology, puppets,

science and imagination to create an amazing visual experience that connects young audiences to the real science of paleontology. Common Core Standard: 2.RL.7 Use information gained from the illustrations and words in a print or digital text to demonstrate understanding of its characters, setting, or plot.


JANET’S PLANET WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 20, 2019, 9:30 AM & 11:30 AM GRADES 2 – 5 1,248-SEAT MARY STUART ROGERS THEATER

Blast off with Janet’s Planet! Based on the educational television

show that airs on 144 public television stations nationwide, Janet’s

Planet fans are in for a real treat as they see the galaxy from Janet’s

futuristic Mission Control. This show engages and challenges young minds while inspiring STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics) potential in every student. Next Generation Science Standard: 5-ESS1-2 Represent data in graphical displays to reveal patterns of daily changes in length and direction of shadows, day and night, and the seasonal appearance of some stars in the night sky.

FUN WITH

ENERGY FRIDAY, APRIL 5, 2019, 9:30 AM GRADES K – 6 1,248-SEAT MARY STUART ROGERS THEATER The science of energy is as fun as it gets! Jeff Boyer shows students that energy is what makes our world work, through carefully laid out activities illustrating the laws and forces which

govern the world around us. Jeff takes audiences on an exciting energy filled ride they’ll always remember. Next Generation Science Standards: K-PS2-1 Plan and conduct an investigation to compare the effects of different strengths or different directions of pushes and pulls on the motion of an object. 4-PS3-2 Make observations to provide evidence that energy can be transferred from place to place by sound, light, heat, and electric currents. PATHWAYS TO CREATIVITY 10


CHILDREN'S THEATER

GALLO CENTER REPERTORY COMPANY: THE BULLY BUSTER RIDES AGAIN TUESDAY, OCTOBER 2, 2018, 9:30 AM & 11:30 AM GRADES K – 5 440-SEAT FOSTER FAMILY THEATER The adventures continue for Nate, Sam, Zoe and Bob the Bully Buster from last season’s production of The Boy Who Cried Bully. Students will laugh and learn from Nate and his friends as they dream of escaping

school bullies using light saber duels, Harry Potter’s magic, and by being a cowboy and a super hero. In the

end Bob the Bully Buster teaches the kids that only respect can make a school safer. Directed by Lori Brynhi. The Bully Buster Rides Again was first produced by the Walnut Street Theatre in Philadelphia as part of their Touring Outreach Company in 2006. Common Core Standard: 3.RL.3 Describe characters in a story (e.g., their traits, motivations, or feelings) and explain how their actions contribute to the sequence of events.

BRING THE BULLY BUSTER RIDES AGAIN TO YOUR SCHOOL! Since 2009, the Gallo Center has been traveling to schools in our

region with one act plays carrying a message of bullying prevention. AVAILABLE DATES:

October 2018 – May 2019 LENGTH:

Performances are approximately 60 minutes in length AT YOUR SCHOOL:

Our Stage Manager will work with your school staff to identify a

performance location on your campus. We bring everything else with us!

AUDIENCE:

Recommended audience size is 100-300 students.

300 is the maximum recommended size. Special exceptions may

be made for larger audiences, please contact us to discuss further. STUDY GUIDES:

A teacher study guide is supplied for each show at no additional

cost. All study guides include a plot summary and are designed with special attention to curriculum needs and student learning styles. FEES:

One performance: $1000.00

Two performances: $1500.00 For schools outside the Greater San Joaquin Valley area, additional

TOMÁS AND THE LIBRARY LADY TUESDAY, OCTOBER 9, 2018, 9:30 AM & 11:30 AM GRADES 1 – 5 1,248-SEAT MARY STUART ROGERS THEATER A bilingual musical, based on the beloved book about the true story of the Mexican-American author and educator

Tomás Rivera, who became the first minority Chancellor in the University of California system. This inspirational production

shows how reading and education–and self-esteem–can make anything possible.

Book, Music and Lyrics by José Cruz González. Music Arranged and Performed by Adam Jacobson. Adapted from the book Tomás and the Library Lady by Pat Mora. Produced by Childsplay from Tempe, Arizona. Common Core Standard: 4.RF.3 Know and apply grade-level phonics and word analysis

travel fees may apply. Call for more details.

skills in decoding words. a. Use combined knowledge of

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and morphology (e.g., roots and affixes) to read accurately

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all letter-sound correspondences, syllabication patterns, unfamiliar multisyllabic words in context and out of context.


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stand and deliver FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 2018 MONDAY & TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 5 & 6, 2018 9:30 AM & 11:30 AM GRADES 7+ 440-SEAT FOSTER FAMILY THEATER Inspired by the Oscar-nominated film, it’s the compelling

true story of an East Los Angeles teacher, Jaime Escalante, who surmounts overwhelming odds in his quest to turn

inner-city students into whiz kids. Escalante’s quirky, offbeat

teaching methods, and his relentless drive, push his students to take and pass a rigorous calculus test. But, the results are

invalidated and the students must re-take the test. The result provides the dramatic conclusion to this emotion-packed, urban fairy tale. SOME MATURE CONTENT.

Ramón Menéndez and Tom Musca’s screenplay adapted for the stage by Robert Bella. Directed by Jim Johnson. Common Core Standard: 6-8.RL.4 Determine the meaning of words and phrases as

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they are used in a text, including vocabulary specific to domains related to history/social studies.

THURSDAY & FRIDAY, DECEMBER 6 & 7, 2018, 9:30 AM & 11:30 AM GRADES 2 – 5 440-SEAT FOSTER FAMILY THEATER Adapted from the classic Charles Dickens’ novel, this heartwarming

Christmas tale finds Tiny Tim hatching a plan to get his father home for Christmas day. With the help of some kindly sellers at the market and

his friend Charlotte, Tiny Tim stages a spectacle filled with ghosts and

Christmas cheer to convince Scrooge to give his father the day off. It all seems to be going according to plan until a little bit of real Christmas magic catches everyone by surprise.

Play by Ken Ludwig and Jack Ludwig. Directed by Kimberly Ogden. Visual And Performing Art Content Standard: Theater 4.1.2 Identify a character’s objectives and motivations to explain that character’s behavior.

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MUSIC

MARIACHI HERENCIA DE MÉXICO

TUESDAY, MARCH 19, 2019, 9:30 AM GRADES 2+ 1,248-SEAT MARY STUART ROGERS THEATER Mariachi Herencia de México is an ensemble of students

age 11 to 18 from Chicago’s immigrant barrios. The group was born out of a program created by local businesses for

students who showed the most mariachi talent and promise, and were enrolled in schools with little or no formal arts or

music instruction. The program has now expanded to eight

schools and reaches 2,100 students, who learn music theory and performance in the mariachi style. This mariachi performance

demonstrates the astonishing level of accomplishment reached by the students, and includes selections from their album

Nuestra Herencia, which was nominated for Best Ranchero/ Mariachi Album at the 2107 Latin Grammy Awards!

Their debut CD, Nuestra Herencia, was ranked #2 in its first week on iTunes’ Latin chart, and went on to score a 2017

Grammy nomination for “Best Ranchero/Mariachi Album” Category. A special experience, indeed! Common Core Standards: 2.RL.2 Recount stories, including fables and folktales from diverse cultures, and determine their central message, lesson, or moral. 6.RI.3 Analyze in detail how a key individual, event, or idea is introduced, illustrated, and elaborated in a text (e.g., through examples or anecdotes).

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PARTNERS IN EDUCATION WORKSHOPS

READING ART ACROSS THE CURRICULUM The Gallo Center for the Arts, Modesto City Schools and the Stanislaus County Office of Education are members of the Partners in

Education Program of the John F. Kennedy

Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C. Selected because of their demonstrated

commitment to the improvement of education in and through the arts, the Partnership Team

participates in collaborative efforts to make the arts integral to education.

PRESENTED BY MELANIE RICK MONDAY, OCTOBER 8, 2018, 3:30 – 6:30 PM GRADES 3 – 8 This workshop introduces the language of visual art so that teachers feel confident looking, thinking, and talking about art

with their students. Participants will access

resources for building a library of images that can be used to efficiently build background

knowledge, teach content, generate points of

inquiry for research, and assess understandings in social studies, science, and reading.

THE VERY HUNGRY CATERPILLAR: VISUAL ARTS AND SCIENCE COLLIDE PRESENTED BY AMY BULTENA TUESDAY, OCTOBER 9, 2018, 3:30 – 6:30 PM GRADES K – 2 This training will incorporate the visual art technique of collage with the scientific

concepts of life stages and metamorphosis

as brilliantly portrayed in the classic children’s book The Very Hungry Caterpillar. Teachers

will engage in hands-on lesson planning and develop abilities to further construct arts integrated lessons.

MATH & DANCE: EXPLORING SEQUENCE AND COMBINATIONS PRESENTED BY KARL SCHAFFER COMING WINTER 2019 GRADES 5 – 8 In this workshop, teachers will actively

discover how sequences, permutations,

CALL OF THE WILD – ELA INTEGRATION PRESENTED BY AMY BULTENA TUESDAY, JANUARY 22, 2019, 3:30 – 6:30 PM GRADES 4 – 6

and combinations are fundamental

principles in both mathematics and dance.

Participants explore accessible ways to help students develop greater understanding

of the mathematical concepts of patterns, probability, and combinations by using

sequencing to create choreographic studies based on everyday movements.

The classic American novel The Call of the

Wild by Jack London serves as the inspiration for this training. Teachers will engage in

For more information and to register, contact Cortney Betschart at CBetschart@GalloArts.org.

hands-on activities to develop abilities

to further construct contemporary ELA integrated lessons.

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