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CLASSROOM ASSEMBLIES
Academy Of The Classics
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ASSEMBLIES: LIVING HISTORY (grades 3-12)

Theatricum’s professional actors portray historical figures in 50-minute interactive assemblies, suitable for your classroom or assembly hall. Available historical figures include:

Homer, Queen Elizabeth I & William Shakespeare, Lewis & Clark and Sacajawea, Abraham & Mary Todd Lincoln, J.R.R. Tolkien, Mark Twain, John Steinbeck.


ASSEMBLIES: THE AMERICANA (grades 5-12)

Theatricum’s professional actors portray historical figures in the following Concert-Style assemblies.  Approximately 55 minutes in length, important eras in American History are examined through the events, poems, speeches, songs and conflicts of the period. The Americana Series is appropriate for grades 5-12.  Available titles include:
 
 
The Strength of Women
(the Suffrage Movement)
American Portraits
(the birth of our Nation)
Black History in North America
(the Civil Rights Movement)
Searching for the American Dream
(the Labor Movement)
Viva LaRaza!
(the Latino Rights Movement)
A Poets’ Gathering
(American poets share their work)
The Woody Guthrie Story
(the rise of folk music in America) 


ASSEMBLIES: INTERACTIVE   (grades K-3)

Creative Playground performs highly engaging, interactive adaptations of literature and social science based plays. In these Available titles include:

The Velveteen Rabbit, Ferdinand the Bull, Aesop’s Fables, Three Tales by Hans Christian Andersen, The Legends of King Arthur,  Halloween Stories, We Shall Overcome (introduce MLK to your youngest students!), Dia de los Muertos- Cuentos de mi Familia


ASSEMBLIES: SHAKESPEARE

In-school performances of Shakespeare plays are performed in costume by full casts from Theatricum’s professional repertory company. While the text remains intact, the plays are abridged to accommodate an assembly period of 50-70 minutes. Available titles include: 

A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Twelfth Night, Romeo & Juliet, MacBeth, The Tempest

"A Midsummer Night's Dream gives ample evidence that since its inception in 1973, Will Geer Theatricum Botanicum has become one of this country's leading outdoor legit venues."
– Daily Variety 2007  

 

"The return of Shakespeare's evergreen romantic comedy from The Will Geer Theatricum Botanicum reminds us anew why the production is a surefire company staple. …the invested cast… make time and space melt away in this bewitchingly eloquent revival."
- LA Times Critic's Choice, 2007

ASSEMBLIES: CLASSICS OFF THE PAGE  

In-school performances of scenes from Shakespeare and other classical plays are performed by 2-6 actors from Theatricum’s professional repertory company and connected with narration. We can create a presentation for the text of your choice with advance notice. Available texts include: 

All of Shakespeare’s Plays, Their Eyes Were Watching Gods by Zora Neale Hurston, An Indian Discovers Columbus by Ellen Geer  

 

 

 

Contact & Booking Information:

School Programs Director
Elizabeth Tobias,
(310) 455-2322 ext. 300 

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