Education

School Time Events: 9—12

Part of Education

Tackling diverse, challenging themes and topics, our live performances and films spark lively debate and encourage critical thinking, helping to prepare students for the intellectual rigors of college and career.


 
Theater
School-time Screening: Othello
Nov 18, 2014—Jan 8, 2015
 
School-time Screening: Othello
Nov 18, 2014—Jan 8, 2015
 

Set amid the cubicles of modern warfare, this gripping British production from London’s National Theatre offers students a contemporary entry point to the play’s themes: racism, love, and betrayal.

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Film
School-time Screening: Triangle: Remembering the Fire
Tue, Feb 10, 2015
 
School-time Screening: Triangle: Remembering the Fire
Tue, Feb 10, 2015
Grades 9—12
 

Using never-before-seen photos of the Triangle Shirtwaist Fire and exclusive interviews, this documentary brings this transformative moment in US history to life for students and teachers alike.

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Dance
School-time Performance: Hakanaï
Mar 17—Mar 20, 2015
 
School-time Performance: Hakanaï
Mar 17—Mar 20, 2015
US Premiere
 

Students are presented with a kind of living, breathing graphing calculator in this dance performance that adds a human element to abstract concepts.

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Theater
School-time Performance: The Tallest Tree in the Forest
Wed, Mar 25, 2015
 
School-time Performance: The Tallest Tree in the Forest
Wed, Mar 25, 2015
 

Legendary performer and political activist Paul Robeson is celebrated in song and story in this bravura solo play.

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Literary
School-time Performance: Poetry 2015
Mar 31—Apr 2, 2015
 
School-time Performance: Poetry 2015
Mar 31—Apr 2, 2015
 

This annual multi-disciplinary showcase returns with performances by nationally recognized poets, hip-hop artists, dancers, musicians, and DJs, offering an exhilarating overview of the spoken-word landscape.

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Theater
School-time Performance: Ghosts
Thu, Apr 23, 2015
 
School-time Performance: Ghosts
Thu, Apr 23, 2015
 

Ibsen’s masterpiece is given chilling new life in this production from London’s Almeida Theatre, featuring an Olivier Award-winning performance by Lesley Manville.

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Dance
School-time Performance: DanceAfrica 2015
May 20—May 21, 2015
 
School-time Performance: DanceAfrica 2015
May 20—May 21, 2015
 

The 38th annual festival returns with a celebration of Brazil’s vibrant music and dance traditions, and the transatlantic roots of the country’s cultural practices.

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PAST EVENTS
Film
School-time Screening: Tomorrow We Disappear
 

Students get a global perspective on gentrification in this acclaimed documentary.

Tue, Oct 28, 2014
Grades 9—12
 
 
Theater
School-time Performance: Salt of the Earth
 

Students are drawn into a miniature universe in this work by Zvi Sahar.

Thu, Oct 30, 2014
US Premiere
 
 
Film
School-time Screening: Freedom Summer
 

Acclaimed documentarian Stanley Nelson directed this portrait of 1964’s volatile summer.

Nov 5—Nov 6, 2014
Grades 9—12
 
 
Theater
School-time Performance: Basetrack Live
 

Educators and students alike confront America’s longest war in this multimedia work.

Thu, Nov 13, 2014
NY Premiere
 
 
Film
School-time Screening: The Central Park Five
 

This compelling Ken Burns documentary unravels a contemporary civil rights tragedy.

Dec 2—Dec 3, 2014
Grades9—12