A non-profit organization that brings live theater performances to local elementary students at a low cost.
Shelton Junior Programs Presents our 21st Year of Live Theater Performances for elementary school children in Shelton, Washington.
We were very excited to present our21st yearof providing students in Mason County with professionally produced live theater. This years two shows are special! There will be a total of 5 performances to meet everyones needs.
The Super Scientific Circus starring Mr. Fish and Trent the Mime, proves that science can be fun and funny. Alternately assisted and foiled by the comedic antics of Trent the Mime, Mr. Fish uses amazing circus skills involving boomerangs, bubbles, beachballs and magic to introduce the principles of friction, inertia, centripetal force, aerodynamics, sonic booms, air pressure, and ultraviolet light.
January 28, 2020 10:00 am & 12:30 pm
Teachers Guide for Super Scientific Circus linked here.
The Boy Who Grew Flowers, by Jennifer Wojtowicz is the inspiration for this play.
This book cover is a link to purchasing the book.
Especially for grades 1-3based on the picture book by Jennifer Wojtowicz, written and adapted by Mara McEwin and choreographed by Emily Bunning.
This is the story of a young boy, Rink Bowagon, who lives on top of Lonesome Mountain with his unusual family of rattlesnake tamers and shape-shifters. The townspeople agree that Rinks family is quite strange, but they are unaware of Rinks spectacular gifts. Whenever the moon is full, Rink sprouts beautiful flowers from his head. When a new girl, Angelina, moves to town, Rinks life truly begins to grow. Their friendship quickly takes shape, and for the first time, Rink is no longer an outcast.
Heres a short example of the theatrical art form that our second performance presentation will take. It may help your students to watch this video prior to this performance. The actors interact withrod and stick puppetsduring the performance.
Treehouse ShakersThe Boy Who Grew Flowersa promotional video from Vimeo.
We have provided the links to curricula ideas that include study guides andopportunities for integrating Common Core Standards in the Arts. This will enhance your students audience ics for class discussions include; background information about the story, the subject or the theatrical form, as well as cross-curricular projects and references. Regular attendance at Shelton Junior Programs offerings provides students the opportunity to developtheir appreciationfor andability to respond appropriately to live theater. Your students will become acquainted with the premier professional performance venue in our community and learn theater etiquette and an appreciation of the arts.
Thank you for your participation in our community and educational endeavor.
Shelton Junior Programs 2020 Board of Directors
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