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Thank you for choosing to take your students to a live performance. Not only will the content connect to your curriculum, you’ll be helping your students to acquire skills in appropriate theatre etiquette. (Click here for Florida Standards-based Theatre Etiquette)

You can either browse the entire catalog or use the Performance Search Criteria tool below to narrow your possibilities by grade level, a specific venue, curriculum connection or performance month. The performances are listed in alphabetical order.

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Echoes of Her


Performed by: Moving Current Dance Collective  at : Studio Theater - Hillsborough Community College, Ybor City Campus, 1411 E 11th Ave, Tampa, FL 33605

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Performance Description:
Echoes of Her is a collection of stories told through theater and dance. The performance is based on personal stories about the feminine forces in our lives, how they have guided or misguided us, and how they influence our way forward. Students will experience different viewpoints, the many ways that movement forms can express ideas and discover meaning through integrating speech and dance. The concert is followed by a question-and-answer session with the artists. (A Moving Current Dance Collective production, co-directed by Robin Gordon and Cindy Hennessy)
Performance ID: 943
Length: 1 hour
Admission: $7.00
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Grades 6 through 12
Curriculum Connections:
+ Dance
+ Music
+ Theatre
+ Language Arts

Dates:
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Mar 03, 2023 at 10:15AM 
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Mar 03, 2023 at 11:30AM 

Florida Treasures


Performed by: Atlantic Coast Theatre For Youth  at Carrollwood Cultural Center

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Performance Description:
When two tourists discover a treasure chest full of historical artifacts, they are magically transported back in time in a fun-filled journey through Florida history. The audience will laugh and learn about Ponce De Leon, the settlement of Pensacola (Florida’s “Almost Oldest” city), the founding of St. Augustine, and the “Original” Pocahontas story.
Performance ID: 975
Length: 40-50 minutes
Admission: $7.00
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Grades K through 8
Curriculum Connections:
+ Foreign Languages
+ Language Arts
+ Social Studies

Dates:
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Apr 19, 2023 at 10:45AM 
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Apr 20, 2023 at 10:45AM 

Heroes In My House: A Magical Journey through Black History


Performed by: Fantasy Theatre Factory  at Tampa Theatre

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Performance Description:
Heroes in My House: A Magical Journey Though Black History is a show for EVERYONE! Filled with beautiful, original music, dancing and even comedy, this is a feel-good show that educates while it entertains. Audiences will love learning about aspects of Black History that many are not aware of, all while celebrating the myriad of contributions Black Americans have made (and continue to make) to American History.
Performance ID: 954
Length: 60 min
Admission: $8.00
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Grades PreK through 6
Curriculum Connections:
+ Music
+ Theatre

Dates:
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Feb 03, 2023 at 10:45AM 

Let's Go Science!


Performed by: Professor Smart and Ms. Knowitall  at Straz Center for the Performing Arts

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Performance Description:
The Let’s Go Science Show is a wacky look at “how things work” with Professor Smart and Ms. Knowitall. This fun-filled production teaches physics concepts through theatrically based experiments and demonstrations. Lots of audience interaction with these two legends of the circus, great scenery and awesome lighting and illusions all make this one science lesson that students won’t want to miss.
Performance ID: 967
Length: 60 min
Admission: $6.50
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Grades K through 8
Curriculum Connections:
+ Theatre
+ Mathematics
+ Science

Dates:
Feb 14, 2023 at 10:30AM  is SOLD OUT

Rumpelstiltskin


Performed by: Atlantic Coast Theatre  at Firehouse Cultural Center

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Performance Description:
Adapted from the story by the Brothers Grimm, this classic uses the elaborate masks and comic characters of Commedia Del’Arte (Italian Renaissance Comedy) along with audience participation to tell the story of the magical little man who can spin straw into gold.
Performance ID: 961
Length: 50 min
Admission: $7.50
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Grades K through 8
Curriculum Connections:
+ Language Arts
+ Theatre
+ Music
+ SEL

Dates:
Feb 15, 2023 at 10:30AM  is SOLD OUT

Rumpelstiltskin


Performed by: Atlantic Coast Theatre For Youth  at Carrollwood Cultural Center

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Performance Description:
Adapted from the story by the Brothers Grimm, this classic uses the elaborate masks and comic characters of Commedia Del’Arte (Italian Renaissance Comedy) along with audience participation to tell the story of the magical little man who can spin straw into gold.
Performance ID: 969
Length: 40-50 minutes
Admission: $7.00
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Grades K through 5
Curriculum Connections:
+ Music
+ Theatre

Dates:
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Feb 07, 2023 at 10:45AM 
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Feb 08, 2023 at 10:45AM 

Sherlock Holmes & the Opera Mystery


Performed by: Altantic Coast Theatre  at Firehouse Cultural Center

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Performance Description:
The world's most famous detective investigates a diamond theft at The Royal Opera in this original play based on the work of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Holmes must use his skills of observation and disguise, along with audience participation, to solve the mystery.
Performance ID: 962
Length: 45 min
Admission: $7.50
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Grades K through 8
Curriculum Connections:
+ Music
+ Theatre
+ Language Arts

Dates:
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Mar 08, 2023 at 10:30AM 

The Franzini Family Science Circus


Performed by: Franzini Family  at Friday Morning Musicale

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Performance Description:
The FRANZINI FAMILY SCIENCE CIRCUS featuring Professor Franzini and Lippo the Clown leads the audience through an action packed demonstration of Gravity, Inertia, Circular Motion, Air Pressure and Balance. All these scientific elements are dynamically demonstrated through clowning, juggling, magic and other circus skills. This fun-filled, fast-paced program promotes an understanding of science in clear and simple terms. Hula Hoops, Umbrellas, Balls, Cigar Boxes, Balloons and more are transformed into objects of scientific concern and fascination. An introduction to astronomy is shown through Lippo’s wild ride around the sun and when he puts the planets into orbit! Run Away with the Franzini Family to stimulate thought, interest and a better understanding of science for grades K through 5.
Performance ID: 939
Length: 50 minutes
Admission: $6.00
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Grades PreK through 5
Curriculum Connections:
+ Theatre
+ Physical education
+ Science

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The Shelly's Adventures Live Action Show


Performed by: SA Live  at Tampa Theatre

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Performance Description:
This show brings beloved Shelly’s Adventures characters live on stage for a interactive, educational show that will have kids, parents, and educators all signing to Shelly and friends. When Shelly meets a group of friends at the park, they are curious about why Shelly and her Father are doing American Sign Language. The friends and audience will learn what it means to be Deaf and what ASL is. When Shelly and her friends go on a walk outside and to the Zoo, Shelly will teach them and the audience the signs for the things that they see. By the end of the show, Shelly’s friends and the audience will know over 30 signs in American Sign Language.
Performance ID: 957
Length: 50 minutes
Admission: $7.00
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Grades PreK through 3
Curriculum Connections:
+ Theatre
+ Foreign Languages
+ Language Arts

Dates:
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Feb 07, 2023 at 10:30AM 

TIMINI


Performed by: Kuumba Dancers and Drummers  at Tampa Theatre

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Performance Description:
Come and enjoy Kuumba Dancers & Drummers as they travel across the Atlantic Ocean to a small village in Senegal, West Africa. Experience the pulsating rhythms and mesmerizing movements of traditional African dance and music. Listen to a griot tell the story of an orphan girl named Timini, her life with a grumpy stepmother and two jealous stepsisters. Timini's adventures and a surprise ending will have you laughing, dancing and singing in your seats!
Performance ID: 945
Length: 55 minutes
Admission: $7.00
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Grades PreK through 5
Curriculum Connections:
+ Dance
+ Music
+ Theatre
+ Language Arts
+ Social Studies

Dates:
Make Reservation
Mar 03, 2023 at 10:30AM