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School Trips

Weekday school performances of our Children's Educational Series allows students to experience live, professional theatre throughout the school year.
The Children's Educational Series is funded by generous support from the Central Park Performing Arts Foundation.  cppaf website logo

2022-2023 School Performances & Resources

School Trip FAQ
Learn more about school trip reservations, billing and payment, accommodations, and policies. 
Lesson Plans
View and download lesson plans aligned to Florida Educational Standards for this year's productions. 
Schoolhouse Rock Live
Thurs, November 10 ● 10:45am
Mon, November 14 ● 10:45am

Grades: K-5

The Emmy Award-winning 1970s pop culture phenomenon comes to the musical stage! The action begins when a school teacher, nervous about his first day of teaching, tries to relax by watching TV. Suddenly the Schoolhouse Rock bunch appears in his home! Hear classic songs like “Unpack Your Adjectives,” “Just A Bill,” “Conjunction Junction,” and more during this multimedia show.

* CURRICULUM CONNECTIONS: Government, Grammar, Math, Science

Lesson Plan

Produced by Stages Productions
Santa's Holiday Revue (Holiday Traditions Around the World)
Thurs, December 8 ● 10:45am
Fri, December 9 ● 10:45am

Grades: K-5

This fast-paced, rollicking musical takes a joyous around-the-world tour of the dances, songs and stories from Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, and many more. Students will sing, clap, and tap along as they learn new and old traditions, customs, and folklore that instill the magic of the season. This wonderful jubilee creates a memorable and heart-warming experience that celebrates the true spirit of cultural diversity. Now in its 17th consecutive year of touring!

*CURRICULUM CONNECTIONS: Social Studies, Diversity, World Culture.

Lesson Plan

Produced By Stages Productions
The Three Little Pigs:  A Healthy Habits Adventure
Thu, January 12 ● 10:45am
Fri, January 13 ● 10:45am

Grades: K-5

The Three Little Pigs: A Healthy Habits Adventure is an audience participation musical that uses the famous fairy tale to teach health and wellness concepts to young children. Just like our homes need a solid foundation and sturdy construction, our bodies need a solid foundation also. The Big Bad Rapping Wolf teaches the pigs to make healthy choices about fitness and nutrition through interactive songs, exciting chases, and creative dramatics.

* CURRICULUM CONNECTIONS: NUTRITION | FITNESS | TEAMWORK | SIBLING RIVALRY

Lesson Plan

Produced by Stages Productions
Charlotte's Web
Fri, January 27 ● 10:45am

Grades: K-5

Based on E.B. White’s best-selling children’s paperback book of all time, Charlotte’s Web tells the story of a pig named Wilbur and his friendship with an extraordinary barn spider named Charlotte. When Wilbur is in danger of a trip to the butcher, Charlotte is determined to save him.  This beautiful, knowing play about friendship, sacrifice, compassion and bravery will weave its way into your heart and leave your audiences totally enchanted.

* CURRICULUM CONNECTIONS: Classic Literature, Sacrifice, Teamwork

Lesson Plan

Produced By Bay Area performing Arts & Casting
Let's Go Science!
Wed, February 15 ● 10:45am

Grades: K-5

The Let’s Go Science Show is a wacky look at “how things work” with Professor Smart and Ms.Knowitall. This fun-filled production teaches physics concepts through theatrically-based experiments and demonstrations—lots of audience interaction with these two legends of the circus. Incredible scenery, excellent lighting, and illusions make this one science lesson that students won’t want to miss.

 Lesson Plan - Grades K-3
 Lesson Plan - Grades 4-8

Produced by Jest in Time Productions