Education School Programs

Matinees

Lightwire Theater Presents Moon Mouse: A Space Odyssey

School matinee: Friday, Oct. 20, 2017, 10 a.m.
Virginia G. Piper Theater, Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts

Marvin the mouse wants to be popular. Constantly bullied and picked on by the “cool” rats, he is labeled as a loser and a geek. As respite from the continuous badgering, Marvin retreats into his science books and a world of fantasy. He longs to have adventures and to be the hero. Join Marvin on the space adventure of a lifetime: a trip to the surface of the moon on his homemade rocket, where he meets a strange cast of mis t creatures, learns of in nite peril and views awesome beauty. Will Marvin make his dreams come true and experience the glory and acceptance he craves? Lightwire Theater is proud to present Moon Mouse, a cosmic adventure about celebrating differences.


ODC/Dance

School matinee: Tuesday, Feb. 15, 2018, 11:00 a.m.
Virginia G. Piper Theater, Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts

Come see this world-renowned dance company perform pieces that explore themes of nature, the environment and memory. This interactive performance will include conversations with members of the company that will not only inspire students to better understand dance, but also to understand how world events can be expressed through movement.


Parsons Dance Company

School matinee: Friday, March 9, 2017, 11 a.m.
Virginia G. Piper Theater, Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts

Parsons Dance is a New York City-based modern dance company, internationally renowned for creating and performing contemporary American dance of extraordinary artistry that is accessible and enriching to diverse audiences. Founded in 1985 by artistic director David Parsons and Tony Award-winning lighting designer Howell Binkley, Parsons Dance is known for its energized, athletic, ensemble work, and has collaborated with iconic artists across all disciplines including Billy Taylor, Milton Nascimento, Allen Toussaint, William Ivey Long, Donna Karan, Annie Leibovitz, and Alex Katz.