2013-2014 Stage Doors Education Series Announced

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - May 23, 2012

(Green Bay, WI) – The Weidner Center for the Performing Arts is proud to announce the 2013-2014 Stage Doors Education Series, providing learning opportunities for students throughout Wisconsin and Upper Michigan. 

The 2013-2014 series kicks off in October 2013 and extends through April 2014, featuring 10 titles and a total of 19 performances. Programs are selected to complement current classroom curriculum with creative and imaginative learning, critical thinking opportunities and live performance experiences. Performance-specific study guides are provided to help educators integrate show topics into classroom activities.

New this year is an educational partnership with The Children’s Museum of Green Bay.  Three events in the series, The Monster Who Ate My Peas, We’re Going on a Bear Hunt and Henry and Mudge, will offer opportunities for students to experience a full day of learning activities at both the Weidner Center and the Children’s Museum.

The release of the Stage Doors Education Series schedule serves as an exciting prelude to the mid-June announcement of the 2013-2014 Weidner Center Performing Arts Season lineup.

The following is the full 2013-2014 Weidner Center Stage Doors Education Series schedule. All shows are at 10 a.m. and 12:30 p.m., with the exception of The Intergalactic Nemesis, which has one performance at 10:30 a.m.

October
17        Tomás and the Library Lady

November
6          Garry Krinsky – Toying with Science

February
11        The Monster Who Ate My Peas
18        I am Jack
28        We’re Going on a Bear Hunt

March
11        Freedom Train
26        Charlotte’s Web

April
4          Seussical
10        The Intergalactic Nemesis, Live-Action Graphic Novel, Book One: Target Earth
22        Henry & Mudge

Since its inception, the Stage Doors Education Series at the Weidner Center has served over 110,000 students, grades Pre-K through 12, from 22 counties in Wisconsin and the Upper Peninsula of Michigan.

The annual Stage Doors Education Series is program of the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, and is made possible by the generous support of the George F. Kress Family Foundation, with additional support provided by the Wisconsin Arts Board. 

How To Make Reservations for the 2013-2014 Series:
All information about the 2013-2014 Stage Doors Education Series at the Weidner Center can be found online at www.WeidnerCenter.com. Reservations from schools and home school families are being accepted now via mail, fax or online. Series brochures will be mailed to educators in September. All tickets are $7.

Information, policies, scholarship applications and registration forms can be downloaded at www.WeidnerCenter.com.  For brochure requests and questions, please call (920) 465-5100.