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.


 
Film
School-time Screening: Tomorrow We Disappear
Tue, Oct 28, 2014
 
School-time Screening: Tomorrow We Disappear
Tue, Oct 28, 2014
Grades 9—12
 

Students get a global perspective on the close-to-home issue of gentrification in this documentary feature about India’s Kathputli artist colony, selected for the 2014 Tribeca Film Festival.

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Theater
School-time Performance: Salt of the Earth
Thu, Oct 30, 2014
 
School-time Performance: Salt of the Earth
Thu, Oct 30, 2014
US Premiere
 

Students are drawn into a miniature universe of political strife—created using puppetry, handmade sets, and live video—in this work by Zvi Sahar inspired by the novel The Road to Ein Harod.

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Film
School-time Screening: Freedom Summer
Thu, Nov 6, 2014
 
School-time Screening: Freedom Summer
Thu, Nov 6, 2014
Grades 9—12
 

From award-winning documentarian Stanley Nelson (Freedom Riders) comes this comprehensive portrait of the volatile summer of 1964.

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Theater
School-time Performance: Basetrack Live
Thu, Nov 13, 2014
 
School-time Performance: Basetrack Live
Thu, Nov 13, 2014
NY Premiere
 

Educators and students alike are afforded a unique look at America’s longest war in this multimedia work—a rare blend of photojournalism and theater.

+ Production contains coarse language and descriptions of combat situations and injuries.
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Theater
School-time Screening: Othello
Nov 18—Nov 19, 2014
 
School-time Screening: Othello
Nov 18—Nov 19, 2014
 

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: The Central Park Five
Dec 2—Dec 3, 2014
 
School-time Screening: The Central Park Five
Dec 2—Dec 3, 2014
Grades9—12
 

This compelling documentary unravels a contemporary civil rights tragedy, giving context to the recent controversy
surrounding racial profiling with the story of five boys wrongfully convicted in 1989 New York.

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Film
School-time Screening: Triangle: Remembering the Fire
Wed, Dec 10, 2014
 
School-time Screening: Triangle: Remembering the Fire
Wed, Dec 10, 2014
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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Film
School-time Screening: Coriolanus
Jan 7—Jan 8, 2015
 
School-time Screening: Coriolanus
Jan 7—Jan 8, 2015
Grades 9—12
 

One of the Bard’s lesser-read political tragedies is given an overhaul in this fast-paced, fittingly brutal production by the acclaimed London-based company Donmar Warehouse.

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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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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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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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