Society for the Performing Arts has organized several special education and outreach programs for the 2012-2013 season, in addition to our standard programming of master classes and pre-show talks and performances. Further information and website links to these special programs can be found below.
dias de los ninos del mundo
At the heart of this season of education and outreach programming at Society for the Performing Arts is the holiday Children’s Day, specifically the annual Mexican celebration el día del niño. This holiday recognizes the contributions of youth and endorses their well-being through festive and engaging activities. SPA’s 2012-2013 season of education and outreach programs, reflects the purpose and practice of this holiday through a number of programs for people of all ages and backgrounds throughout the city of Houston. Additional information can be found by clicking on the link above.
Movement Toward Literacy Projects
Two of this season’s most dynamic touring companies, the American phenomenon STOMP and one of the foremost British dance companies Motionhouse, are featured in Society for the Performing Arts’ 2012-2013 Movement Toward Literacy Project. This project is meant to help students, teachers and community members become more aware of the value that performing arts’ is able to play in eliminating illiteracy. Click on the link above for further information.
The Rhythm of Film
Society for the Performing Arts in collaboration with the Aurora Picture Show and the American Festival of the Arts is offering a collaborative arts workshop to Houston area students, in conjunction with SPA’s presentation of Philip Glass and the Philip Glass ensemble’s live musical performance for the film Dracula. For detailed information, click on the link above.
Blue Man Group Invent an Instrument Contest
The Blue Man Group and Society for the Performing Arts are pleased to bring this extraordinary education program and educator resources to Houston. The Invent An Instrument education programs calls upon students in grades 5 through 9 to work with educators to invent and submit an original musical instrument created by using recycled materials. Detailed information can be found by clicking on the link above.