The Magik Theatre, creators of last season's If You Give a Moose a Muffin, returns this season with three special student matinee performances of the classic tale Treasure Island. These matinee performances, along with matinee performances of STOMP and C!RCA are opportunities for schools and community groups to attend artistic and entertaining shows at a huge discount. ConocoPhillips sponsors the Transportation Funding Assistance Program to help get students to the theater, and all schools traveling by bus are eligible.
- 10:00am, Wednesday, September 19, 2012, Cullen Theater, Wortham Center
- 12:00pm, Wednesday, September 19, 2012, Cullen Theater, Wortham Center
- 10:00am, Thursday, September 20, 2012, Cullen Theater, Wortham Center
When an old sea dog dies at his inn, young Jim Hawkins discovers a map to Treasure Island, the legendary hiding place of Captain Flint’s fortune. Jim hires a ship to sail to the island, only to discover at sea that his crew includes the ruthless pirate Long John Silver, who once sailed for Flint. When Jim overhears Silver’s plans for mutiny, a deadly race begins to claim the buried treasure. Climb aboard as The Magik Theatre brings this classic tale to life on stage, and chart your own course to adventure!! Click here to PURCHASE TICKETS
Treasure Island Classroom Guide.Grades K-1
Treasure Island Classroom Guide.Grades 2-3
Treasure Island Classroom Guide.Grades 4-5
- 11:00am, Friday, January 25, 2013, Jones Hall
Explosive, provocative, sophisticated, and well, like nothing else students have seen. STOMP is beating a path back to town to make some wonderful, powerful, memorable noise that will appeal to students of all ages. The international percussion sensation has earned countless awards and rave reviews. While commanding the most famous stages and filling the most refined music halls across the country with unforgettable rhythms, the eight-member troupe “plays” matchboxes, wooden poles, brooms, garbage cans, Zippo lighters, hubcaps – just about anything but conventional percussion instruments. Click here to PURCHASE TICKETS
STOMP Study Guide
STOMP Field Guide for Teachers
- 12:00pm, Friday, April 26, 2013, Jones Hall
Watch the C!RCA team bend, fly, juggle and balance their way through 45 minutesStudy Guide:
of a beat-the-clock circus extravaganza! C!RCA's bold new vision of contemporary circus blends of movement, light, sound and skills and the performers will take students where acrobatics and movement meld into a seamless spectacle. Set to upbeat music and featuring four multi–skilled performers, 46 Circus Acts in 45 Minutes is fast and furious fun for everyone! Click here to PURCHASE TICKETS
C!RCA Resource Guide
Reservations and payment are required two weeks prior to the scheduled performance. If a minimum number of reservations are not met two weeks prior, the performance is subject to cancellation. All seating is assigned on a first-come, first-served basis as orders are received. A 10% nonrefundable deposit must be paid within 30 days of the reservation. The remainder of the balance is due two weeks prior to the performance. If seats are reserved less than 30 days before a performance, payment in full is due at the time of the order. There are no refunds, exchanges or additions once reservations have been made.
There is a minimum of one chaperone per ten students and a maximum of one chaperone per five students allowed. Both students and chaperones must purchase tickets.
Call (713) 632-8102 or (713) 632-8112 for more information on how to place an order.
Click here to PURCHASE TICKETS ONLINE.
Click here for a mailable version of the Student Matinee Order Form.
Need Help with Transportation?
Through the generosity of ConocoPhillips, the Transportation Funding Assistance Program makes it possible for SPA to reimburse schools a percentage of the cost of transporting students to the theater for student matinee performances. All schools are eligible. All that is needed is a copy of the invoice for transportation rental for the field trip.
A copy of the invoice can be submitted by fax, email, or mail. If submitting paperwork by fax, the number is 713-632-8122. If submitting paperwork electronically, email firstname.lastname@example.org. Or mail the paperwork directly to: Society for the Performing Arts, ATTN: Education Department, 615 Louisiana St., Ste. 100, Houston, TX 77002
Target Field Trip Grants
This school year, Target will award 5,000 grants of up to $700 each to help fund field trips to great educational destinations like SPA's student matinee performances!