STUDENT MATINEE SERIES: connects children, teachers, and schools with the performing arts in deep and meaningful ways. Together, we bring performances to Vermont that both complement school curriculum, and introduce students to new worlds.
Performances at Spruce Peak Arts. School Ticket orders contact Director of Education Julianne Nickerson
Cross That River- Thursday, March 16, 2023 at 10:00AM; Homeschool Tickets here
During these racially charged times in the United States with the focus on racial discrimination across the country, Cross That River takes audiences on a musical journey into why black lives matter. Cross That River represents a significant moment in American history where Black cowboys lived and helped settle the West. It is a story that’s never been told in this way. Award-winning musician, Allan Harris wrote Cross That River to tell the untold story of the Black West and empower Americans with an inspiring story of hope and freedom.
The Gottabees: Squirrel Stole My Underpants April 6,2023 at 10:00AM; Homeschool Tickets here
A lonely, awkward girl is sent out to the backyard to hang up the laundry and keep herself busy. The moment Sylvie’s back is turned, a mischievous squirrel appears, steals her favorite piece of clothing and runs off. When the girl gives chase, she finds herself lost in strange lands. As the story unfolds, an entire world emerges from her laundry basket and Sylvie learns that she is a strong girl with magic within herself.
Berklee Indian Ensemble, Thursday, May 18 at 10:00 AM Homeschool Tickets here
Founded in 2011 by Annette Philip, the first Indian musician appointed as a faculty member at Berklee College of Music, the Berklee Indian Ensemble is a world renowned collective, known for its global Indian sound that honors traditions while boldly experimenting with a cross pollination of genres, cultures, and multidisciplinary art forms. A viral sensation with nearly 300 million views (accounting for 70% of Berklee’s total YouTube views), the Ensemble was in such high demand globally that it organically transitioned into a professional band in 2021, marking the Ensemble’s ten year anniversary. This pro entity is led by 11 full-time members representing India, Jordan, Iraq, Israel, Nigeria, Indonesia, Norway, the USA, and other regions across the globe.
The Student Matinee Series performances are supported by the The Electric Brain Campaign funding The Curious Place programs!