STUDENT MATINEES

Teachers can give students a real theater experience with shows specifically planned with K-12 students in mind by national & world touring artists.  Please email RHoth@CacheARTS.org or call 435-554-7065 if you would like assistance or to request an accommodation (wheelchair spot(s), sign language interpreter, etc.).

Student Matinees for 2022-2023

Sign up, and we'll let you know when we're ready to take reservations. Email to be sent out August 19.

Tau Dance Theater

 

Thursday, September 29, 2022

Time 10-11am

Tau Dance Theater is the only professional dance company founded by a native Hawaiian based in Honolulu.  Tau's original signature dance style, Pōhuli, fuses hula, modern dance, and ballet.

Curriculum:  Dance (PE), US History/Indigenous Cultures, Traditions, Community

Study Guide

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Afrique en Cirque by Cirque Kalabante

Wednesday, November 16, 2022

10-11am

priority given to schools who signed up to Golden Dragon Acrobats last year.

Afrique en Cirque is a highly colorful creation featuring a handful of amazing acrobats, and musicians, performing their authentic choreography to the frantic rhythms of djembes and other native instruments of Guinea. To the melodious sound of the Kora, artistic director and company founder Yamoussa Bangoura takes us into an elsewhere that radiates the diversity of traditional African arts combined with the virtuosity of the North American modern circus performance.

Curriculum:  PE, Dance, Music, World Culture, Resilience

Study Guide

 

Repertory Dance Theatre

January 18-20, 2023

In-school performances and workshops available for some schools.

Utah-based modern dance company preserves the best in modern dance, nurtures young choreographers, and leads in teaching dance to children.

Curriculum:  Dance (PE)

Teacher Resources

 

Jazz at Lincoln Center - Let Freedom Swing

Friday, February 10, 2023

Time 10-11am

Let Freedom Swing brings outstanding jazz artists and performances to community audiences.  Jazz and Democracy, Jazz and the Great Migration, or Jazz and Civil Rights.

Curriculum:  Music, U.S. History

Study Guide

Let Freedom Swing Website

 

TAIKOPROJECT

Tuesday, March 14, 2023

Time 10-11am

Utilizing authentic instruments hand-crafted in Japan, the performers weave traditional and modern forms of taiko together and share elements of their Japanese and Japanese-American culture. 

Curriculum:  Music, World Culture

Study Guide

 

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Frequently Asked Questions

Who can attend student matinees?

Public, Charter, Private, and Home schools, grades K-12 are welcome to attend with chaperones.  Although there is no specific dress code, students are encouraged to dress extra nice on show days.  The theater is not a good place to bring babies and preschoolers.  Make other arrangements for them during showtime.

What is the process for reserving seats for student matinees?

Click the “Student Matinee Sign Up” button on this page to reserve your tickets.  An invoice will be sent and seats assigned once paid.  Students in wheelchairs may be seated separately from your group with a companion.  Refunds will not be given for unused seats.  If you need to cancel your reservation – you will be issued a refund only if we are able to fill your seats and with a $25 fee.

Home Schools may follow the instructions for online ticket purchases in the fall.

Is there a cost to attend?

Yes. CacheArts student matinees are $1 per seat.

Student matinees of nationally touring performing artists cost between $14 and $27 per attending student.  Each student’s dollar is matched many times over by funds from generous public and private sponsors.