Theatre for Families and Young Audiences

Our Theatre for Families and Young Audiences Shows are geared towards students in elementary or middle school and focus on themes that affect the youth in our area. Each show has four performances: two for local schools, and two that are open to the public.

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March 18 – 21, 2021

Surely Goodness and Mercy

Directed by marcus d. harvey
This story follows an odd, but bright little boy named Tino who befriends Bernadette, the lunch lady at his school. Through quick conversations, a few moments of grace, and the help of their sassy friend Deja, both Tino and Bernadette learn about the strength hiding within themselves and what it means to truly care for…

Past Shows

Teaching Disco Square Dancing to Our Elders: A Class Presentation

By Larissa FastHorse
Directed by Suzana Berger

March 5-8, 2020

Best friends Kenny Two Hawks and Martin Leads to Water, plus outsider Amanda Smith, have all received unusual topics for their 8th grade final presentations. With Kenny on the brink of not making it into high school, Martin flummoxed by where to start on Teaching Square Dancing to Senior Citizens, and Amanda in need of an elder to interview who shares her Lakota heritage, the three teens must band together to make one awesome presentation. Over one weekend, friendship is tested, first love blooms, and serious secrets threaten to unravel everything. Luckily, Grandma Two Hawks is nearby to keep everyone on track with humor, guidance and a wicked disco dance. This play is suitable for ages 10 and above.

The Real Life Adventures of Jimmy de las Rosas

By Ricardo Gamboa Directed by José Avilés

November 1-3, 2018

Thirteen-year-old Jimmy longs to use his secret telekinetic powers. He just didn’t want his mother’s life to be in danger. As disappearances haunt his neighborhood, Jimmy joins forces with two other super-powered kids to save his mother and unmask a criminal hiding in plain sight.

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