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Your children could discover the wonder of science, thrill of ballet, and joy of opera at an ArtsBridge Field Trip this year!

As you begin the New Year with a renewed focus on your family’s health and welfare, why not include activities to broaden your children and teens’ appreciation for learning and the arts? With five unique upcoming arts education programs, ArtsBridge Field Trips range from science, social studies, history, dance, and music-based trips that are sure to engage, entertain and educate. Each hour-long performance is presented by nationally and internationally renowned performers and geared towards various grade levels from K-12. Trips are tied to curriculum, providing enriched learning experiences. The cost is $10 per student. Field Trips are presented by ArtsBridge at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre, 2800 Cobb Galleria Parkway, Atlanta, GA 30339.

“Our Field Trips are open to public and private schools as well as home-schoolers,” states Natalie Barrow, Director of Arts Education and Community Outreach, ArtsBridge Foundation. “We know arts education helps students become more confident, learn to work collaboratively, and improve skills in a variety of subjects. We offer high-quality experiences at affordable prices.”

Here’s more information about upcoming ArtsBridge Field Trips:

doktor-kaboomDoktor KABOOM’s Live Wire! The Electricity Tour – Thursday, January 26 at 10:15 am and 12:00 pm – Doktor Kaboom! performs original interactive Science Comedy shows for audiences of all ages. Creatively blending theatre arts with the wonders of scientific exploration, Doktor Kaboom! keeps his crowds riveted with interest and rolling with laughter. Join Kaboom! for a sidesplitting journey of increasingly spectacular (and often successful) science experiments designed to involve, excite, educate, and entertain. This show explores the nature of electricity. What is it? What does it do for us? Where does it come from? With Tesla Coils, Van de Graaf Generators, and a ping pong shooting robot, Doktor Kaboom explains everything from voltage and current, to charges, conservation of energy, and plasma.

atlanta-ballet-snow-white-photoAtlanta Ballet’s Fellowship Ensemble presents Snow White – Thursday, February 9 at 11:00 am – Cheer on our young heroine and her prince as they foil the plots of the evil queen!  This charming one-hour fairy tale ballet is designed for ages 12 and under.

rock-the-presidentsRock the Presidents – Tuesday, February 14 at 10:15 am and 12:00 pm – Childsplay takes audiences on a journey through the history of US Presidents told through original rock, pop, and folk music. This high octane, multi-media-filled musical revue looks at the lives of the first 44 people who have held the highest elected office in America. By revealing the humanity behind these larger-than-life individuals, Rock the Presidents creates a curiosity about our executive leaders and empowers young people with the belief that they too can get involved in civic life.

erths-dinosaur-zoo-liveErth’s DINOSAUR ZOO LIVE – Wednesday, March 1 at 10:15 am and 12:00 pm – Get ready for the ultimate playdate – 65 million years in the making – as Erth’s DINOSAUR ZOO LIVE guides students on a breathtaking tour that begins in pre-historic Australia.  Brought to life by a team of skilled performers and puppeteers, and designed with the help of professional paleontologists, Erth’s DINOSAUR ZOO LIVE’s puppets are so extraordinarily realistic you may feel the urge to run and hide – but don’t!

Atlanta Opera - Don Pasquale.jpgThe Atlanta Opera presents “Don Pasquale” – Thursday, March 30 at 11:00 am – In this modern production set during the golden age of Hollywood, Don Pasquale is an aging silent film star at the sunset of his career. Our protagonist sets off to find a wife and heir to his fortune. He gets hitched to the cunning Norina, a widowed gold digger who conspires with Ernesto, the Don’s nephew. Supported by a chorus of servants dressed as 1950’s Hollywood film stars, Don Pasquale is a hilarious opera full of nostalgic glamor and lively humor.

ArtsBridge Foundation is dedicated to providing quality arts education and community programs that engage, motivate, inspire, and elevate the next generation of artists and arts supporters. ArtsBridge provides arts education opportunities to students in grades K-12 through programs at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre including Field Trips, Master Classes, a Family Series, and the annual Georgia High School Musical Theatre Awards – The Shuler Hensley Awards. Since inception in 2007, ArtsBridge has served more than 300,000 students and educators from 54 Georgia counties, plus students from Alabama, Tennessee, Florida and South Carolina. ArtsBridge Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. To learn more about their programs and how you can get involved, visit artsbridgega.org.

MEDIA CONTACT: Karen Hatchett – karen@hatchettpr.com

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