In School Residencies:

FALL

Power In Movement: Ensemble Español Spanish Dance Theater
Five-Class or Eight-Class Residency Options | Each residency class is one hour
$600/Classroom (5 Class) | $900/Classroom (8 Class) + Student Matinee Tickets ($10/ticket)
Explore the unique flavor and style of Chicago’s own Ensemble Español Spanish Dance Theater! Using dance as a lens to explore community, students will be challenged to make active choices as individuals and an ensemble as they create a unique movement piece.

RECOMMENDED FOR GRADES 3-12 | Connects with Cultural Studies, World History

CONNECTING STUDENT MATINEE DATE: October 6, 2017 @ 11AM

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WINTER 

Too Hot to Handel One Day Music Workshop | 1-Hour Workshop
$400/Classroom + Student Matinee Tickets ($10/ticket) *
*Classrooms taking part in the one day workshop must attend the performance.
Prepare for your Auditorium Theatre field trip experience by exploring the music of Too Hot to Handel: The Jazz-Gospel Messiah and the importance of contributing individual voice or talent for the good of a larger community. Reflecting on the unique “voice” and contributions they possess, students create a visual art piece illustrating how they will make a positive sound in their school, home, and neighborhood.

RECOMMENDED FOR GRADES 3-8 | Connects with African American Studies, American History

CONNECTING STUDENT MATINEE DATE: January 12, 2018 @ 11AM

 

Too Hot to Handel Five-Class Music Residency
$900/Classroom + Student Matinee Tickets ($10/ticket) *
Explore the music of Too Hot to Handel: The Jazz Gospel Messiah and its connection to Dr. Martin Luther King’s vision of “beloved community.” By working as a classroom community to create a unique music composition, students are challenged to make active choices as an ensemble and as individuals that change the “sounds” of their own communities.

 RECOMMENDED FOR GRADES 3-8 | Connects with African American Studies, American History

CONNECTING STUDENT MATINEE DATE: January 12, 2018 @11AM

 

Too Hot To Handel Eight-Class Poetry Residency
$800/Classroom + Student Matinee Tickets ($10/ticket) *
Explore the ways that Dr. Martin Luther King and the text of Too Hot to Handel: A Jazz Gospel Messiah use words to create an emotional impact. Students discover how their individual language choices can be used to create “sounds of non-violence” and affect positive change. Over the course of eight, one-hour residency classes students work to create and then perform poems based on their knowledge of Dr. King, Too Hot to Handel, and their experience within their own communities. Residencies end in a spoken word performance of all students’ poems.

RECOMMENDED FOR GRADES 3–12 | Connects with Poetry/Language Arts, African American Studies, American History

CONNECTING STUDENT MATINEE DATE: January 12, 2018 @11AM

*Thanks to the generous support of Allstate, all Too Hot programming is free to Chicago Public Schools.

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SPRING

Power In Movement: Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater
Five-Class or Eight-Class Residency Options | Each residency class is one hour
$600/Classroom (5 Class) | $900/Classroom (8 Class) + Student Matinee Tickets ($12/ticket)
Explore the history, strength, and power of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater!  Using dance as a lens to explore the concept of community, students will be challenged to make active choices as both individuals and an ensemble as they create a unique movement piece reflecting the “motion” of their own communities.

RECOMMENDED FOR GRADES 3– 12 | Connects with African American Studies, American History

CONNECTING STUDENT MATINEE DATE: March 9, 2018 @ 11AM

Power In Movement: Ballet Nacional de Cuba’s Don Quixote
Five-Class or Eight-Class Residency Options | Each residency class is one hour
$600/Classroom (5 Class) | $900/Classroom (8 Class)
Explore the rich tradition of Ballet Nacional de Cuba!  Using dance as a lens to explore the concept of community, students will be challenged to make active choices as both individuals and an ensemble as they create a unique movement piece reflecting the “motion” of their own communities.

RECOMMENDED FOR GRADES 3-12 | Connects with Language Arts, Cultural Studies

NOTE: There is no student matinee for this show. Join us for a weekend Family Field Trip: Friday, May 18 or Saturday, May 19 @ 7:30PM; Sunday, May 20 @ 3PM!

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Questions? Contact atru-education@auditoriumtheatre.org or call 312-341-2359.