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2016/17 Class Acts - Children’s Outreach Programs

Check back for more details coming soon!
 
Why? The mission of the Class Acts program is to present a diverse program of performing arts events for young audiences in the Copper Country Intermediate School District. The program is designed to entertain and educate students and to enrich the school curriculum with performances by professionals from a broad range of disciplines.
 
How to Book? RESERVATIONS MUST BE MADE BY THE SCHOOL/TEACHERS, IN ADVANCE, MORE THAN ONE DAY PRIOR TO THE EVENT BY CALLING TICKETING OPERATIONS, (906) 487-2073. Tickets for daytime events are $1 per student. Full-length evening Extra Credit performances are $2. Confirmation emails will be sent from Ticketing Operations once reservations are made. Payment must be made in advance, more than one day prior to the event. Invoices will be provided at the time payment is processed. We request one chaperon per fifteen students. Teachers and chaperons must sit  with their classes. For more information, please call Michigan Tech Ticketing Operations at  (906) 487-2073
 
 
Peter Rabbit Tales  | Grades Pre-K - 3
Tuesday, October 18   9:30 AM, 1:00 PM

In celebration of Beatrix Potter’s 150th birthday anniversary, Enchantment Theatre Company, in collaboration with the Estate of Beatrix Potter and Penguin Books UK, brings her captivating stories to life. Using fantastic masks, whimsical puppets, gorgeous scenery and original music, the magical, marvelous world of Beatrix Potter comes alive on stage.
 
Huskies Pep Band: TROMBOLYMPICS!  | Grades K - 5
Thursday, December 1*,  1:00 PM

The Pep Band tries to safely acquaint young folks with the beauty of music, via instruments in the wind and percussion families. Join us in our friendly competition to see which of our sections is best at teaching you about music. (We could ALL win!) Suitable for all ages. *Please note this date changed, it was previously Sept. 21. 
 
Copper Dog for Kids  | Grades K - 5
Thursday, March 16  - 9:30 AM, 1:00 PM

The CopperDog 150 is a weekend of outdoor adventure that thrills and delights people from near and far.  The CopperDog presentation is composed of music, videos, banners, snow fence, race officials, a musher, racing gear and a real dog team. Kids will be entertained with sights and sounds while they learn all about the people and types of jobs (Race Director, Race Marshall, Race Judges, Trail Boss, Chief Vet) behind the CopperDog 150 and witness the race start come together before their eyes. The grand finale of the event is meeting a real musher and their dog team.
 
Extra Credit!  

Certain evening performances which high school student may attend at the regular "Class Acts" rate of $2. TO RESERVE THESE TICKETS SCHOOLS/TEACHERS MUST CALL TICKETING OPERATIONS AT (906) 487-2073 TO MAKE RESERVATIONS IN ADVANCE, AT LEAST 24 HOURS PRIOR TO THE SHOW TO RECEIVE THE “CLASS ACTS” EXTRA CREDIT TICKET PRICE OF $2. Payment must be made in advance, more than one day prior to the event. Tickets will then be available for pick up at the will-call window by the Teacher who reserved the tickets. Class Acts "Extra Credit" tickets will not be available the night of the show. If reservations are not made in advance, then students will have to pay the youth prices advertised. Students should also give the box office the name of their school and referring teacher, so that teachers can also receive "extra credit" for supporting the arts! 
 
Aquila Theatre in Agatha Christie’s Murder on the Nile  | EXTRA CREDIT -  Grades 9 - 12
Thursday, October 27, 7:30 PM.  

Aquila Theatre, in its 25th anniversary season, stages Murder on the Nile, by one of the greatest mystery writers in world literature-Agatha Christie. This brilliant new production features a masterful whodunit and Aquila’s clever signature style. 
 
West Side Story | EXTRA CREDIT -  Grades 9 - 12 
Rozsa  Thursday, April 13  7:30 PM. (OPENING NIGHT ONLY).  

Presented by Tech Theatre and the Keweenaw Symphony Orchestra. West Side Story changed the very nature of American Muscial Theatre. With music by Leonard Bernstein and lyrics by a young Stephen Sondheim, the play was grounded in a distinctively modern sound with a passionately poetic statement of desires beyond love and passed loneliness to a special place; a place where everyone can grow beyond the confines of hate and poverty, a safe and beautiful place, a place for us.
 

How to Book?  RESERVATIONS MUST BE MADE BY THE SCHOOL/TEACHERS, IN ADVANCE, MORE THAN ONE DAY PRIOR TO THE EVENT BY CALLING TICKETING OPERATIONS, (906) 487-2073. Confirmation emails will be sent from Ticketing Operations once reservations are made. Payment must be made in advance, more than one day prior to the event. Invoices will be provided at the time payment is processed. We request one chaperon per fifteen students. Teachers and chaperons must sit with their classes. For more information, please call Michigan Tech Ticketing Operations at (906) 487-2073.
 
Posters will be mailed to area educators by mid-September, with more details. Reservations can be made at any time.