This third installment continues the marriage of classic literature to music. Students will be introduced to Blues concepts along with other contemporary music. Playwright J. e Franklin reconstructs timeless fables about morals and values that stimulate critical thinking in a setting filled with music, fun, and laughter. Showtimes are 10 a.m. and noon Monday-Friday from Oct. 29-June 14. Summer performances are June 24-Aug. 2.
Teenage DeShawn goes from making exceptional to poor grades in a matter of months due to the violent death of his best friend and the break-up of his family. Presented in collaboration with the University of Chicago Urban Health Initiative, this performance examines the need to recognize signs of depression in youth due to family disintegration and violence. Performances run Oct. 29-June 14.When: 10 a.m. and noon Monday-Friday
Classes are designed to generate interest in science in children with Autism, Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD) or Apsergers' and encourage them to develop questions about our natural world. They have opportunities to question and problem solve alongside their peers in a supportive environment. In class we will explore things like: what is a scientist?; movement and motion of objects; the growth and development of living things; social interactions and group behavio; relationships in ecosystems; adaptation; weather and climate; the roles of water on earth; earth materials; space science; dinosaurs.When: 3:30-4:15 p.m. Monday; 4-4:45 p.m. Wednesday