ARTSReach Performances 2019–20

Lisa Smith Wengler Center for the Arts

 
Apply for tickets to an ARTSReach Performance!

Review the list of performances below and apply in one of two ways:

If we accommodate your request, you will be asked to send a $1-per-seat deposit.

Seating is limited. Applications are filled on an as-is-available basis and allocated to maintain a balance of local and out-of-area schools, as well as those new to the program. Prior attendance records are also considered. A limited number of bus grants are available to schools showing financial need.

Questions?

Contact Monica Chapon at 310.506.4766 or monica.chapon@pepperdine.edu.

Simply Three

Simply Three

With an infectious energy and heartfelt musicality, Simply Three has perfected the art of the classical crossover with its innovative interpretations of contemporary hits by Adele, Coldplay, twenty one pilots, and more.

Wednesday, October 2, 2019 

11:45 a.m.
Grades: 3–6


Versa-Style Dance Company

Versa-Style Dance Company

Versa-Style fuses their highly energetic interpretation of cultural dance forms, including hip-hop and Afro-Latin, with an emphasis on diversity and the roots, history, and social and political issues of the L.A. region.

Friday, October 4, 2019

10 a.m. & 11:45 a.m.
Grades: 2–6


Viva MOMIX

Viva MOMIX

Transporting audiences from their everyday lives to a beautiful fantasy world, MOMIX thrills with its athletic dance, riveting music, outrageous costumes, inventive props, and pure talent to create an entertaining multimedia experience that will surprise, enchant, and astonish.

Thursday, October 24, 2019 

10 a.m. & 11:45 a.m.
Grades: 6–8


The Rainbow Fish

Mermaid Theatre of Nova Scotia presents 

The Rainbow Fish

Author Marcus Pfister's colorful book The Rainbow Fish is brought to life with enchanting puppetry, striking scenic effects, and evocative original music in an original stage adaptation.

Friday, October 25, 2019

10 a.m. & 11:45 a.m.
Grades: K–3


Derina Harvey Band

Derina Harvey Band

Lead by fearless front-woman Derina Harvey, this Celtic rock group offers a fresh take on traditional folk songs with their rocky, rhythmic undertow. In this special show the band will perform while discussing the musical history and folk traditions of eastern Canada.

Thursday, January 16, 2020

11:45 a.m.
Grades 3–6


LA Opera

LA Opera presents

The Marriage of Figaro

In this kid-friendly opera based on The Barber of Seville, students are transported to colonial America with Figaro along with his band of sneaky barbers and colonial compatriots.

Wednesday, January 22, 2020

10 a.m. 
Grades: 2–5


Cirque FLIP Fabrique

Cirque FLIP Fabrique

Cirque FLIP Fabrique explores the awe and beauty of winter with their new show BLIZZARD, which brings audiences on a crazy, fun, poetic, and tender journey through winter, and invites you to get lost in a moment of white wonder.

Friday, February 7, 2020

10 a.m. & 11:45 a.m.
Grades: 3–6


Dance in Flight

Pepperdine Student Activities presents

Dance in Flight

For more than 25 years, Dance in Flight has provided a safe environment for emerging student dancers and choreographers to cultivate creativity, physical expression, and teamwork in a professional performing atmosphere. 

Wednesday, February 12, 2020

10 a.m.
Grades 2–5


We Shall Overcome

We Shall Overcome

A Celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., featuring Damien Sneed

Inspired by the words and action of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., We Shall Overcome showcases repertoire from across the African American music traditions that electrified generations of civil rights activists and defenders with interwoven spoken word from Dr. King's recorded speeches.

Monday, March 9, 2020

10 a.m.
Grades: 6–12


Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus

Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus! (The Musical)

Starring an innovative mix of actors, puppets, songs, and feathers, Don't Let The Pigeon Drive The Bus! (The Musical) is a comedic musical adaptation of the #1 New York Times best-selling, Caldecott-honor award winning Pigeon picture books, and is sure to get the audience's wings flapping.

Monday, March 30, 2020

10 a.m. & 11:45 a.m.
Grades: K–3