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For over 20 years RVCCArts has provided educational
field trip opportunities for local students, ages pre-K through high
school, and we are happy to announce that School-Time Performances are
returning in 2023 with three exciting productions: Finding North,
Doktor Kaboom and the Wheel of Science! and It’s Okay to Be
Different – Stories by Todd Parr! Follow the links below for more
information including videos and study guides.
Finding North brings to life the
powerful stories of the strivings, sacrifices and dreams of John P.
Parker, a former enslaved man who dedicated his life to helping
enslaved people escape through the Underground Railroad in southern
Ohio. Drawn from historical research, Parker’s tale is woven together
with verbatim interview material and oral histories from contemporary
community members who tell their stories of searching for haven.
Doktor Kaboom is having trouble picking his favorite
science demonstrations, so he’s bringing them all! Doktor Kaboom has
built a great big spinning wheel and labeled it with everything from
optical illusions to chemical reactions to a homemade hovercraft, and
more! At least a dozen fantastic demonstrations ready to go. Wherever
the wheel stops, that’s what’s next!
It’s Okay to Be Different—Stories by Todd Parr
features an innovative approach to puppetry manipulation and
construction, combined with playful original music for which Mermaid
Theatre of Nova Scotia has earned worldwide praise. With his signature
blend of playfulness and sensitivity, Todd Parr explores important and