McKendree Presents: Arts Education Series

The Hett is pleased to present a wide variety of professional touring companies programmed specifically for K-12.  Our Arts Education Series offers daytime performances for students and exposes them to the transformational power of the arts. 

Attendance to any of our performances help students meet Illinois Arts Learning Standards by responding and connecting to the arts.
The Arts Education Series offers programs for all ages.


Reduced Prices for Groups


Call the box office at (618) 537-6863 to purchase tickets, priced at $5 each; 1 free chaperone/adult for every 10 tickets purchased.

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Daytime Performances for 2019!

 

Play the Imago Theatre: FROGZ VideoImago Theatre: FROGZ

Wednesday, January 30, 2019, @ 10:00 a.m.

When the curtain opens on Imago Theatre, what happens next is magical.  Lizards, frogs, penguins and all manner of creations come to life thanks to skilled performers of Imago.  Part illusion, part puppetry, party comedy, FROGZ is a delight for everyone.  Recommended for K – 5.

Arts Education Generously Supported by Allison Cassens Early Childhood Development and Dr. Linda Cassens


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Play the Aquila Theatre VideoAquila Theatre: Frankenstein

Monday, February 11, 2019, @ 7:30 p.m.

Tuesday, February 12, 2019, @ 10:00 a.m.
(School matinee: $5 child; for every 10 children, one free ticket for chaperone)

 

The classically trained, modernly hip theatre company, Aquila, returns to the Hett with Mary Shelley’s tale of science run amok.  Aquila’s Guided Tours are not a condensed version of the play, but an educational performance meant to guide students through the play’s key scenes.  Recommended for grades 6 – 12.


Arts Education Generously Supported by Allison Cassens Early Childhood Development and Dr. Linda Cassens


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Play the Third Coast Percussion VideoThird Coast Percussion

Wednesday, February 27, 2019, @ 10:00 a.m.
(School matinee: $5 child; for every 10 children, one free ticket for chaperone)

Thursday, February 28, 2019, @ 7:30 p.m.

A fun and interactive presentation for all ages that introduces the building blocks of music.  The master virtuosos of Third Coast Percussion will intersperse performance with teaching moments that introduce elements of music such as rhythm, melody and timbre.  TCP is a Grammy-winning ensemble that has garnered critical praise across the globe.  Recommended for all grades.

 

Arts Education Generously Supported by Allison Cassens Early Childhood Development and Dr. Linda Cassens

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