The Sunrise Theatre and the Sunrise Theatre Foundation are pleased to announce the 2017/18 school time performances!
Space is limited, so please plan early with your school administrator’s approval for your class or grade group participation. Confirm Theatre space and bus availability with the Sunrise, and ensure that all District field trip procedures are followed.
For the 11th year the Sunrise Theatre is committed to providing students in St. Lucie, Indian River, Okeechobee, and Martin Counties the opportunity to attend live theatrical performances free of charge.
The School Time Performances offer current, challenging and artistically diverse programming performed by international, national and regional artists and theatrical companies. For some students, it is their first time seeing a live performance and for others yet another glimpse into the world of education, brought to life.
Super Scientific Circus
Thursday, October 26 @ 10:30am
Recommended Grades K-5
The Super Scientific Circus starring Mr. Fish and Trent the Mime, proves that science can be fun and funny. Alternately assisted and foiled by the comedic antics of Trent the Mime, Mr. Fish uses amazing circus skills involving boomerangs, bubbles, beachballs, bull whips, and magic to introduce the principles of friction, inertia, centripetal force, aerodynamics, sonic booms, air pressure, and ultraviolet light.
National Acrobats and Martial Artists of Tianjin The People’s
Republic of China Presents – China Soul
Friday, December 1 at 10:30am
Recommended All Grades
The Tianjin Acrobats and Martial Artists bring joy to audiences through their delightful gymnastics, towering human pyramids, precise Kung Fu maneuvers, and more in the debut tour of China Soul. Glittering costumes, breathtaking tricks, and magnificent feats of athletic daring splendidly create a tour de force when this magnetic, award-winning troupe takes to international stages. It is one of the best acrobatic troupes in China with over one hundred acrobatic, magical and martial arts performers. With novelty and superior techniques, the acrobatic troupe is favored by the audiences all over the world. First formed in 1957, but with a legacy stretching back thousands of years.
St. Lucie Ballet Presents
Friday, December 8 at 10:30am
Recommended All Grades
Children of all ages will marvel at Clara’s adventures with the Rat King, Nutcracker Prince, Snow Queen, Sugar Plum Fairy, and all of the wonderful characters she finds in the Land of Sweets. St. Lucie Ballet opened its pre-professional dance academy in August of 2004. Since then they have gained a reputation of quality and professionalism in the education of dance. Students are taught by professionals that still have or have had successful careers in the dance world. Join us for an enchanted performance.
Jest In Time – Let’s Go Science Show
Tuesday, January 23 at 10:30am
Recommended Grades 4-8
The wacky and talented Professor Smart and Dr. Knowitall join forces for an educational, entertaining, exciting and experiential extravaganza. Professor Smart shrinks his head, has toilet paper flying, juggles and has peoples’ hair standing on end all while demonstrating principals of physics. Researcher and comedic sidekick Dr. Knowitall keeps the facts straight. During the Let’s Go Science Show you and children will learn science concepts through impressive and memorable demonstrations. They will learn about air pressure, figure out flight, see awesome optical illusions, be shocked by static electricity, see experiments with falling masses, grasp gyroscopic properties and get a handle on the scientific method.
Ecology Is Awesome!
Thursday, May 3 at 10:30am
Recommended Grades K-8
STEVE TRASH: ECOLOGY IS AWESOME (A Totally Rockin’ Environment Show) focuses on pollution, conservation of natural resources, and the amazing connections that exist in the natural world. It features all new music, new tricks, new explanations, new Garbage Monsters (Garbage Monsters?) Yes. Garbage Monsters! And lots of new funny stuff. It’s a whole new show with the same ecological theme but different content! Woohoo. This show has almost exactly the same technical requirements as The Science of Ecology. It’s a one-man/solo show suitable for 500 – 1500 seat performing arts theatres. It’s a terrific eco-educational show that’s specifically tailored to the school audience. Steve’s shows are always an excellent blend of curriculum based ecological lessons (with lesson plans) and awesome green themed magic tricks, music, and craziness that kids find irresistible. STEVE TRASH: ECOLOGY IS AWESOME is an amazing new shows and kids will take home a new understanding of their connection to the planet.
For additional information or questions, please contact Sharon Engle at the Sunrise Theatre firstname.lastname@example.org or 772.467.4122.