For information regarding the LessonPLAN educational series, please contact Dani Wyeth, Director of Education, at email@example.com.
LessonPLAN (Performing Live Arts Now) Education Series bring students to the Tower Theatre and performers into schools. Inspire your student’s creativity and enhance your teaching tools by attending one of the LessonPLAN education performances, or host one of our performances at your school for an in-school assembly!
"The students were thoroughly engaged in the performance, and loved the interaction that kept them involved. We were so glad to be a part of this WONDERFUL experience!!" - 4th grade teacher, Cascades Academy.
Call of the Wild - SOLD OUT
April 05, 2023
Jack London’s classic tale comes to life on stage. This multi-media adventure mixes performance and storytelling with projected illustrations to tell the story of Buck, the magnificent offspring of a St. Bernard and Scottish Collie.
Kidnapped from his lavish life on a California estate and sent to work as a sled dog during the great Klondike Gold Rush of the 1800s, Buck becomes the most famous dog in the northland’s history and discovers the endurance and strength of his wild, primal ancestors as their call courses through his blood. A thrilling tale of courage and survival.
Step Afrika! at the Tower Theatre SOLD OUT
April 14, 2023
Step Afrika! blends percussive dance styles practiced by historically African American fraternities and sororities; traditional African dances; and an array of contemporary dance and art forms into a cohesive, compelling artistic experience.
Performances are much more than dance shows; they integrate songs, storytelling, humor and audience participation. The blend of technique, agility, and pure energy makes each performance unique and leaves the audience with their hearts pounding.
Step Afrika! promotes stepping as an educational tool for young people, focusing on teamwork, academic achievement, and cross-cultural understanding. The Company reaches tens of thousands of Americans each year through a 50-city tour of colleges and theaters and performs globally as Washington, DC’s one and only Cultural Ambassador.
Owen and Mzee The Musical at the Tower Theatre - SOLD OUT
May 09, 2023
The amazing true story of the orphaned baby hippo and 130-year-old giant turtle whose remarkable friendship touched millions around the world.
The inspiring true story of two great friends, a baby hippo named Owen and a 130-yr-old giant tortoise named Mzee. When Owen was stranded after a tsunami, villagers in Kenya worked tirelessly to rescue him. Then, to everyone's amazement, the orphan hippo and the elderly tortoise adopted each other. Now they are inseparable, swimming, eating, and playing together. Adorable photos e-mailed from friend to friend quickly made them worldwide celebrities. Here is a joyous reminder that in times of trouble, friendship is stronger than the differences that too often pull us apart.
Costs are $5.00 per student for a Tower Theatre matinee, or $2.50 per student for an in-school assembly.
Payments for LessonPLAN education performances may be made by cash, check, credit card, or school district purchase order.
For reservations, or to find out more information, contact:
Director of Education