Virtual Field Trips

Welcome to Carolina Theatre of Durham, Inc.  24th year presenting the Arts Discovery Educational Series!

To ensure the public health safety of our audiences the Arts Discovery Educational Series will continue as Virtual Field Trips! Please click on the SHOW tab above to review the full series. It’s our hope you will find a performance that will complement your classroom curriculum goals.

This unprecedented time has presented opportunities to learn in different ways and we hope you will continue to see Arts Discovery Educational Series as a “arts exposure” resource for your students.

Registration will begin on Monday, October 5 at 10:00 a.m.

Thank you!


Our Goal

Engage our young audiences through captivating on-stage performances and film screenings to foster learning.


Our Vision

Establish the Carolina Theatre as a leading field trip destination for performing arts experiences for young audiences and families.


Education Goals

  • Present high-quality performing arts, theater, dance, music and film for young audiences.
  • Enhance teacher awareness of the arts as an effective medium for cultivating student appreciation of creative expression, academic learning and artistic discipline.
  • Provide an affordable field trip destination for performing arts experiences to complement curriculum goals for both schools and community organizations that serve children and their families.
  • Promote the arts as a vehicle for greater understanding and respect for all.

All Durham Public Schools (DPS) reservations will be made by the school-designated Arts Liaison. The Arts Liaison was appointed by each school principal to coordinate this effort. Please contact your principal for further action.


There is no charge for Virtual Field Trips due to the generosity of our sponsors.

Please contact your appointed Arts Liaison to coordinate this effort.

Your Arts Liaison will receive an email notification from Eventbrite when the reservation has been processed.

There is no limit to the number of shows. Please contact your Arts Liaison for school coordination.

The link to the performance will be available to watch for 48 hours.

Each year, we present Arts Discovery Educational Series performances to complement classroom curriculum, as designated by the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction’s Comprehensive Arts Education Essential Standards with specific focus on arts exposure. Our goal is to engage our young audiences through captivating performances to foster learning.


Acknowledgements

Thank you to the following sponsors for their support of Arts Discovery Educational Series this year:

Fox Family Foundation

Rob GoFourth

G.A. LaPlaca Family Fund

 

Collaboration

Through combined resources, we are able to offer richer arts experiences for our students. We are proud to partner with the following organizations:

Durham Arts Council, ArtsConnect program

Durham Public Schools

University of North Carolina, Carolina Public Humanities, Carolina K-12

 

 

This project was supported by the N.C. Arts Council, a division of the Department of Natural & Cultural Resources, with funding from the National Endowment for the Arts.

All school groups, including homeschools, will reserve tickets to Arts Discovery performances through Eventbrite.

$4 Schools | Price per viewer, $3 Title One | Price per viewer

All school groups, including homeschools, will reserve tickets to Arts Discovery performances through Eventbrite.

Reservations for the 2020-2021 season will begin on Monday, October 5 at 10:00 a.m.

You can pay for your tickets on Eventbrite with a credit card or send us a check, payable to the Carolina Theatre of Durham, to 309 W Morgan Street, Durham, NC 27701. All payments must be processed before the performance date.

Performances are 60 minutes unless otherwise noted.

There is no limit to the number of shows.

Yes. Study guides, when provided by the performing artist, can be found within their program description.

The link to the performance will be available to watch for 48 hours.

Contact Shana Adams Director, Creative Arts in Public & Private Schools/Community (CAPS) at sadams@durhamarts.org or 919.560.2718.

Booklet

2020-2021 Arts Discovery Educational Series