2017-2018 Artsbridge Artists-on-Tour Schedule

2017 – 2018 Artsbridge Artists on Tour Performances

This series brings three national tour groups/performers each 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 2017 – 2018 season. Contact Jane Irvine at 304-428-3988 or jirvine@suddenlinkmail.com for additional information.

Mad River Theater “Freedom Riders”

  • “History of the Civil Rights Movement”
  • https://madrivertheater.com/original-plays/
    Suggested for grades 5 – 6
    Tour week – September 25-28, 2017

    • Monday, September 25
      • 9:00am – Belpre Elementary in Belpre, Ohio
      • 1:00pm – Warren Middle School in Vincent, Ohio
    • Tuesday, September 26
      •  9:30am – 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, September 27
      •  9:00am – Doddridge Count Schools in West Union, West Virginia
      •  1:00pm – Ritchie County Schools in Ellenboro, West Virginia
    • Thursday, September 28
      •  9:00am – Pleasants County Schools in Belmont, West Virginia
      •  1:15pm – Jackson County Schools in Ripley, West Virginia

Paul Taylor

  • “Authentic Australian theater, music, story & visual art”
  • http://loydartists.com/roster/f/c/22
    http://loydartists.com/images/resources/PaulTaylorFlyer2017.pdf

    http://www.paultaylor.ws/index.php/media-kit/

    Suggested for grades 3 – 4
    Tour week – December 4-7, 2017

    • Monday, December 4
      •  9:00am –  Belpre Elementary in Belpre, Ohio
      •   1:15pm –  Jackson County Schools in Ripley, West Virginia
    • Tuesday, December 5
      •  9:00am –  Doddridge County Schools in West Union, West Virginia
      •  1:00pm – Ritchie County Schools in Ellenboro, West Virginia
    • Wednesday, December 6
      •  9:30am – 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
    • Thursday, December 7
      •  9:00am – Pleasants County Schools in Belmont, West Virginia
      •  1:15pm – Warren Elementary in Marietta, Ohio

 

The Children’s Theatre of Cincinnati

  • Dr. Seuss’s “The Cat in the Hat”
  • http://www.thechildrenstheatre.com
  • Suggested for grades K – 2
  • Tour week – April 30-May 3, 2018
    • Monday, April 30
      • 9:00am –  Belpre Elementary School in Belpre, Ohio
      •  1:15pm –   Little Hocking Elementary in Little Hocking, Ohio
    •  Tuesday, May 1
      •  9:00am – Pleasants County Schools in Belmont, West Virginia
      •   1:15pm –  Jackson County Schools in Ripley, West Virginia
    •  Wednesday, May 2
      •  9:00am – Doddridge County Schools in West Union, West Virginia
      •  1:00pm – Ritchie County Schools in Ellenboro, West Virginia
    •  Thursday, May 3
      •  9:30am – 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

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, The Fenton Foundation, and by contributors to the Artsbridge Fund.