EDUCATORS

Students arriving for the Yamato youth performance

I do believe firmly that you can learn every bit as much from a play, a concert, a ballet, or an opera as you can learn from a lesson, a book, or a video. – Jimmy Ellerbrock, History Teacher, Bowie High School

YOUTH PERFORMANCES

Through Campus and Community Engagement, Texas Performing Arts offers daytime youth performances especially designed to make a strong impression on youth in grades 7-12. Youth Performances are available free of charge for educators and students in Austin and the Central Texas area. Educational materials are provided in advance and there is a Q & A session for students to ask the performers questions following the performance.

2013-2014 Schedule:
Yamato – Drummers of Japan Flyer
Thursday, October 24, 2013 11 am-12 noon
Motionhouse – Dance theatre company from England Flyer
Friday, April 11, 2014 11 am-12:15 pm
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STUDENTS EXPERIENCING ARTS WITH THEIR TEACHERS (SEAT)

Thanks to the generosity of our donors, we are able to distribute complimentary tickets for educators to bring students to performances, incorporating curriculum in culture, history, critical thinking, and writing. These tickets to our main stage performances are available to small groups in grades 7-12. Additionally, $10 student tickets are available for most performances.

SEAT tickets are distributed based on the time of your request and the level of need. Requests will be accepted up to two weeks before the event. A limited number of tickets are available, so please make your request early.
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2013-2014 SEAT Flyer
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PERFORMING ARTS AND ACADEMIC COLLABORATIVE (PAAC) WITH DEL VALLE ISD:

This unique program provides two live performances with integrated curriculum to enhance Language Arts skills for Del Valle 7th, 9th, and 11th grade students.
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BASTROP ISD PERFORMING ARTS CONNECTION

2013-2014 is the pilot year for our program with Bastrop ISD. Texas Performing Arts provides two live performances for Bastrop 8th and 10th grade students and works with Language Arts teachers to provide TEKS-based classroom activities related to the performances. Event photos

CURRICULUM GUIDESGRADES 7-12

To assist educators in preparing students about the history, background, and training of the artists, Texas Performing Arts provides complimentary arts-integration curriculum educational resource and activity guides prior to the performance. These PDFs and videos contain lesson plans, resources, and student handouts and are aligned to the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS).

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