Performing Arts Archive
By Momentum Dance Company
Saturday, March 19, 2016, 2pm
Spice up your afternoon with this colorful fable from India that tells the story of a trusting Brahmin whose kindness to a Tiger is betrayed when the Tiger tries to eat him!
By Bits ‘N Pieces Puppet Theatre
Saturday, February 20, 2016, 2pm
Come along and sing with Thimbelina and her menagerie of animal friends in Bits N Pieces Puppet Theatre’s original musical adaptation.
Don’t miss the final performance of our Broadway Actors campers as they bring a family friendly musical theatre production of a Disney classic to life!
Broadway Actors production of Disney’s Mulan, Junior.
Performance: Friday, August 7 at 5 pm
$5 Children under 12
Defying the village matchmaker, Mulan takes up arms and disguises as a boy in order to spare her father from having to serve in the army. The Huns have invaded, and it is up to the misfit Mulan and her mischievous sidekick Mushu to save the Emperor! Disney’s Mulan, Jr. is a heartwarming celebration of culture, honor, and the fighting spirit.
Broadway Actors production of Shrek, Junior
Performance: Thursday, July 2 at 5 pm
$5 Children under 12
In a faraway kingdom, the green ogre Shrek finds his swamp invaded by banished fairy tale misfits, runaways who’ve been cast off by Lord Farquaad, a tiny terror with big ambitions. When Shrek sets off with a wise-cracking donkey to confront Farquaad, he’s handed a task – if he rescues feisty Princess Fiona from the Dragon-guarded tower, his swamp will be returned to him. But, a fairy tale wouldn’t be complete without unexpected twists and turns along the way.
Sat. May 2, 2015, 2 pm
Louise Yates’ New York Times Best Seller comes to life in a cheerful musical about the irresistible Dog who loves everything about books. In fact, he loves books SO much that he decides to open up his own bookstore. ArtsPower’s delightful new musical celebrates the power of the imagination and the satisfaction that comes when you share books and friendship with others.
Sat. March 21, 2015, 2 pm
Come see this magical performance where a kind old toymaker creates toys that come to life at night. Exciting mischief unfolds when a curious young girl sneaks into the toy shop after the toymaker has closed his shop for the evening. This delightful tale is a perfect afternoon treat for families and young audiences and will awaken the imagination of children of all ages!
Sat. January 24, 2015, 2 pm
The whole family can stomp their feet, and clap along to classic American folk songs, and hear stories about the people from the past who brought them to life! With vocals, guitar, banjo, fiddle, and a wealth of traditional American folk songs, Matthew Sabatella and the Rambling String Band are sure to have you singin’ your favorite ballad of America!
Sat., May 10, 2014, 2pm
Dancing Your Direction is an interactive performance that makes contemporary dance understandable for audiences of all ages. After each dance and a quick chat, the audience becomes the choreographer, giving direction to the dancers.
Sat., April 26, 2014, 2 pm
West Broward High School’s performance of Helping America Notice Deaf Society (HANDS) will enthrall people of all ages. HANDS is an inspiring infusion of sign language, exciting choreography, and music, including classic favorites to current hits.
Sat., March 22, 2014, 2 pm
Come see puppets depicting historical figures and famous scientists as they discover electricity. Learn how the discovery of Earth’s invisible magnetic force and static electricity led to a useful understanding of electromagnetic energy.
Sat., Feb. 15, 2014, 2 pm
Atlantic Coast Theatre pumps up the volume in this rock musical version of Alice’s adventures. With a blend of original lyrics and music combined with Lewis Carroll’s poetry, students will experience a familiar story in an exciting theatrical style.
Sat., Jan. 18, 2014, 2 pm
Interactive workshop at noon
Known for his passionate performances and revolutionary concert design, pianist and multimedia performance artist Julian Toha has acquired a reputation as an exciting young artist of the 21st century. Since Julian’s Infinite Potential Tour 2012, he continues to emerge as one of the industry’s leading innovators.
For one afternoon only, be sure not to miss this laughter filled performance created by and for….you! Just the Funny will take audience suggestions to create and perform original improv routines using your ideas. This interactive family friendly comedy act is sure to excite every member in your family!
Robert Adanto’s The Rising Tide is a feature-length documentary exploring China’s meteoric march toward the future through the work of some of the Middle Kingdom’s most talented photographers and video artists, including Wang Qingsong, Cao Fei, Xu Zhen, Yang Yong, Chen Qiulin, and O Zhang. Shot in Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, and Shenzhen in the summer of 2006, this unflinching and incisive study captures the confusion and ambiguity that characterize the new China.
A concert for the whole family that features the talented Florida Youth Orchestra – ages 5 -18 – whose whimsical performances will enchant children of all ages. The Florida Youth Orchestra encourages audience participation and will even include an instrument “Play Pen” where audience members will actually get a chance to hold and play instruments. Happy Concerts will invite you into the world of classical music with a performance you will never forget and a chance to sit alongside the musicians in action!
This engaging performance begins with a short, vibrant dance by the Tampa based Moving Current dancers followed by a discussion guided by Artistic Director Cynthia Hennessy, which will lead the audience to now become the choreographer. Using what they have learned and their own imagination, the audience will direct the dancers creating a custom one-of-a-kind show! While creating the new dance, the audience’s curiosity will take them on an adventure to find out how our experiences shape our ideas and view points.