A bold and dramatic departure from traditional orchestral performances, LUX and conductor Brent Chancellor, in partnership with Carnegie Hall’s Link Up program, leads students through an exploration of the music and instruments of the orchestra! It’s one unforgettable performance to get students jazzed about learning!
Live performances can be an unforgettable experience that reinforce classroom learning, ignite creativity and help young people develop a lifelong enthusiasm for the arts. The School Performance Series at SOPAC complements classroom lesson plans by engaging students in entertaining and educational performing arts experiences that support the NJ Core Curriculum Content Standards.
Performances often include Q&A sessions with artists along with Study Guides to help get the most fun and learning from your field trip experience.
Seating at performances is reserved by school group. When booking, please let us know of any special accommodations or wheelchair accessible requirements so we can make every effort to accommodate your group’s needs.
To book your school group reservations, please contact Linda Beard at (973) 382-1035 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Supported in part by Howard Gilman Foundation, Orange Orphan Society, Investors Bank Foundation and George A. Ohl , Jr. Trust.
A young girl is said to spin straw into gold, but a greedy king hears of her talent and desires untold riches for himself. The strange Rumpelstiltskin appears and promises to spin the straw into gold, but at what price?
Little Angelina Ballerina just loves to dance and plans a spectacular holiday pageant with her friends. When things go wrong they must use their creativity to save the show. It’s a very merry holiday musical!
In this inspiring multimedia performance and motivational journey, Shaun Boothe discusses strength, character, media and the role of women. The inspiring life stories of cultural icons Ruth Bader Ginsberg, Malala Yousafzai and Oprah Winfrey are told through music and rhyme. Shaun repackages history in a way that connects with students and reinforces the importance of living a meaningful life. It is a celebration of greatness made not just to inform and entertain but to inspire and awaken the greatness within us all.
Bullied by her two mean stepsisters, Cinderella’s future looks bleak until her Fairy Godmother casts a spell and sends her to the Prince’s ball. A magical evening ends with a lost slipper and a young girl whose life is transformed.
Highlighting the spirit and customs of different cultures, this familiar brew of story favorites from Africa, India, Eastern Europe and our own United States is filled with music, color, fantasy and fun.