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Students Take Place in the Arts

The Cabarrus Arts Council provides a professional performance to students in grades K-12 each year. These wonderful programs captivate our students’ imaginations and bring the curriculum to life. Each performance is related to the Common Core State and North Carolina Essential Standards.

roger dayGrades K-1

Roger Day in Invincible!
March 13-17, 2017
Roger Day's newest show "Invincible" encourages and empowers young super heroes everywhere to solve the problem and save the day by using the greatest super power of all: Imagination!


snow white2Grades 2-3

Children's Theatre of Charlotte: The Commedia Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs
February 27-March 3, 2017
This commedia dell'arte performance features actors in exaggerated masks recreating the Brothers Grimm story of "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs," complete with slapstick comedy and a healthy dose of silliness!


harriet tubmanGrades 4-5

Theatre IV presents Harriet Tubman and the Underground Railroad
February 13-17, 2017
The stirring musical drama is a classic tribute to the great American who freed herself and hundreds of her people from the bonds of slavery. Share the joys, sorrows, and challenges faced by this brave woman in this accurate and deeply moving musical history lesson.


soul streetGrade 6

Soul Street Dance presents Takin' It To The Streets
September 26-30, 2016
Catch the excitement of street dance, as these energetic dancers demonstrate varied styles, discussing the distinctive features and origins of each. Street dance meets the music of the 17th century composer Vivaldi!


symphonyGrade 7

Charlotte Symphony Ensemble presents Music and the Holocaust
Various Dates
The 45 minute concert includes narration and projected images that explore pre-World War II Jewish culture; the Third Reich's attempt to control art and culture; the role of music and musicians in the concentration camps; and how the European Jewish community refused to be silenced and persevered after the war.


kelseyGrade 8

Michael Kelsey: Performance Artist and Musician
December 5-9, 2016
Michael Kelsey is a rhythmic, inspired guitarist and performance artist who blends many musical genres with fervor and grace. Michael makes use of technology, improv skills, objects in the room, and student interaction to make a musical experience for the senses.


balletGrades 9-12

Charlotte Ballet
October 3-6, 2016
Professional dancers from the Charlotte Ballet will present an interactive educational program that features diverse excerpts from the company's contemporary dances. Participation by students and a Q&A with dancers make this an exciting program!

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