BEHIND THE SCENES: BROADWAY & MORE!


 

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Behind the Scenes - Broadway and More!

Learn first-hand how world-class artists make it to the top, what life is like on the road or how to create "magic" on the stage. Provided in collaboration with Broadway in Tucson and UApresents.

This day-long package includes:

• A Behind the Scenes Look at the Production    • Workshop    • Lunch    • Admission to the Show

 

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Anastasia

November 23rd, 2019     Grades: 3-12

9:30 am - 4:30 pm

Workshop Description:  In the opening moments of ANASTASIA, there is an Imperial Ball at the Winter Palace in the grand Russian tradition.  Step back into 18th century Russian party scene as you learn the popular social dances and games of the time.

About the Production: The dazzling show ANASTASIA transports us from the twilight of the Russian Empire to the euphoria of Paris in the 1920s, as a brave young woman sets out to discover the mystery of her past. Pursued by a ruthless Soviet officer determined to silence her, Anya enlists the aid of a dashing conman and a lovable ex-aristocrat. Together, they embark on an epic adventure to help her find home, love, and family.

This Day-long Package Includes: A Behind the Scenes Look at the Production, the Workshop, Lunch, and Admission to the Show

The Play that Goes Wrong

January 18th, 2020     Grades: 5-12

9:30 am - 4:30 pm

Workshop Description: Learn the “schtick” of slapstick comedy. They say that “Dying is easy; comedy is hard.” That goes double with slapstick comedy.  Discover how the actors of The Play That Goes Wrong use creativity, physical stamina, and excellent timing to get the laugh.

About the Production: THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG is Broadway & London’s award-winning smash comedy! Its a classic murder mystery is chock-full of mishaps and madcap mania delivering “A RIOTOUS EXPLOSION OF COMEDY” (Daily Beast). Welcome to opening night of The Murder at Haversham Manor where things are quickly going from bad to utterly disastrous. It’s “TONS OF FUN FOR ALL AGES” (HuffPost) and “COMIC GOLD” (Variety).

This Day-long Package Includes: A Behind the Scenes Look at the Production, the Workshop, Lunch, and Admission to the Show

Cirque Mechanics 24FT – A Menagerie of Mechanical Marvels

January 26th, 2020     Families and People of All Ages!

10:30 am - 5:00 pm

Workshop Description:  Leap into our very own 3-ring circus as you learn beginning aerial silks, trapeze or sling; tightwire, globe walking or rola bola; juggling, plate spinning or poi. Life’s a circus: Enjoy the show!

About the Production: Step right up to the Cirque Mechanics world of gears and canvas, pulleys and sawdust! Acrobatics and clowning meet early-industrial mechanical ingenuity. At the center of every circus rests a 42ft ring full of thrills, laughs and excitement. That ring is transformed, Cirque Mechanics-style, with such human-powered inventions as a galloping metal horse and a rotating tent frame serving strongmen, acrobats, tumblers and aerialists. Cirque’s playful, welcoming presence invites all ages to laugh, dream and devise with them.

This Day-long Package Includes: A Behind the Scenes Look at the Production, the Workshop, Lunch, and Admission to the Show

The Underwater Bubble Show

March 22nd, 2020      Families and People of All Ages!

10:15 am - 5:00 pm

Workshop Description: Let’s make a splash!  Learn from world-class mime, Rick Wamer how to embody the physicality of sea life.  From fish to octopus to mermaids, the possibilities are endless.  We’ll be making our own big bubbles to create an underwater ambiance.

About the Production: Explore the wondrous underwater world of Bubblelandia and all its beautiful sea creatures in The Underwater Bubble Show! The show is a lavish musical production featuring dancers and acrobats, original music, and fantastic stage effects to create a dreamlike underwater atmosphere. A magical experience for the whole family!

This Day-long Package Includes: A Behind the Scenes Look at the Production, the Workshop, Lunch, and Admission to the Show

TAO

April 5th, 2020      Families and People of All Ages!

10:15 am - 5:00 pm

Workshop Description: Taiko is a musical instrument deeply familiar to every Japanese.  Since the dawn of history, Taiko’s rich reverberations have filled people with inspiration and encouragement.  Learn about the dynamic martial art of the Taiko drums first-hand.  It will be a resounding experience!

About the Production: Returning to Tucson by popular demand! An athletic ensemble in dazzling costumes meets explosive Taiko drumming and innovative choreography. TAO has critics waxing lyrical about their extraordinary precision, energy and stamina. The performers live and train in drumming and martial arts in the mountains of Japan, reaching the highest level of virtuosity after years of intense study.

This Day-long Package Includes: A Behind the Scenes Look at the Production, the Workshop, Lunch, and Admission to the Show