2016-2017 Artsbridge Artists-on-Tour Schedule

2016 – 2017 Artsbridge Artists on Tour Performances

This series brings three national tour groups/performers this academic year to perform for over 16,000 students in grades K – 6 in the counties we serve. Study Guides are provided for each tour.

The following touring programs are scheduled for the 2016 – 2017 season. Contact Jane Irvine at 304-428-3988 or jirvine@suddenlinkmail.com for additional information.

North Carolina Youth Tap Ensemble

  • “Cutting edge contemporary choreography and traditional rhythm tap”
    Suggested for grades 5 – 6
    Tour week – October 3 – 7, 2016

    • Monday, October 3

      • 10:15am – Morgan County, Ohio schools at the Opera House in McConnelsville, Ohio
      • 01:00pm – Warren Middle School in Vincent, Ohio
    • Tuesday, October 4

      • 09:30am – Wood County, West Virginia Schools at the Blennerhassett Auditorium in Parkersburg, WV
      • 12:30pm – Wood County, West Virginia Schools at the Blennerhassett Auditorium in Parkersburg, WV
    • Wednesday, October 5

      • 09:00am – Doddridge Count Schools in West Union, West Virginia
      • 01:00pm – Ritchie County Schools in Ellenboro, West Virginia
    • Thursday, October 6

      • 08:30am – Pleasants County Schools in Belmont, West Virginia
      • 01:15pm – Jackson County Schools in Ripley, West Virginia
    • Friday, October 7

      • 09:00am – Belpre Elementary School in Belpre, Ohio
      • 01:00pm – St. Mary Catholic Elementary School in Marietta, Ohio

Allan Wolf

  • “Author * Poet * Performer * Educator”
    Suggested for grades 3 – 4
    Tour week – November 14 – 18, 2016

    • Monday, November 14

      • 10:30am – Morgan County, Ohio schools at the Opera House in McConnelsville, Ohio
      • 01:30pm – Veritas Classical Academy in Marietta, Ohio
    • Tuesday, November 15

      • 09:30am – Wood County, West Virginia Schools at the Blennerhassett Auditorium in Parkersburg, WV
      • 12:30pm – Wood County, West Virginia Schools at the Blennerhassett Auditorium in Parkersburg, WV
    • Wednesday, November 16

      • 09:00am – Doddridge County Schools in West Union, West Virginia
      • 01:00pm – Ritchie County Schools in Ellenboro, West Virginia
    • Thursday, November 17

      • 09:00am – Pleasants County Schools in Belmont, West Virginia
      • 01:00pm – Jackson County Schools in Ripley, West Virginia
    • Friday, November 18

      • 09:00am – Belpre Elementary School in Belpre, Ohio
      • 12:30pm – Little Hocking Elementary School in Little Hocking, Ohio

Zak Morgan

  • “Grammy Award nominated children’s musician”
    http://www.zakmorgan.com/classroom
    Suggested for grades K – 2
    Tour week – April 3 – 7, 2017

    • Monday, April 3

      • 10:30am – Morgan County, Ohio schools at the Opera House in McConnelsville, Ohio
      • 02:00pm – Lowell Elementary School in Lowell, Ohio
    • Tuesday, April 4

      • 09:30am – Wood County, West Virginia Schools at the Blennerhassett Auditorium in Parkersburg, WV
      • 12:30pm – Wood County, West Virginia Schools at the Blennerhassett Auditorium in Parkersburg, WV
    • Wednesday, April 5

      • 09:00am – Doddridge County Schools in West Union, West Virginia
      • 01:00pm – Ritchie County Schools in Ellenboro, West Virginia
    • Thursday, April 6

      • 09:00am – Pleasants County Schools in Belmont, West Virginia
      • 01:30pm – Beverly-Center Elementary School in Beverly, Ohio
    • Friday, April 7

      • 09:00am – Belpre Elementary School in Belpre, Ohio
      • 12:30pm – Warren Elementary School in Marietta, Ohio

The Arts Education Program is funded in part by: The West Virginia Commission on the Arts, Ohio Arts Council and National Endowment for the Arts, The Ross Foundation, The Bernard McDonough Foundation, Highmark, Peoples Bank, Harry and Kathe Deitzler, and by contributors to the Artsbridge Fund.