Rock the Presidents
This election year take a journey through the history of US Presidents told with original rock, pop, and folk music. This high octane, multi-media-filled musical revue looks at the lives of the 44 people who have held our highest elected office. This performance creates a curiosity about our executive leaders and empowers young people to be involved in civic life. From a driving rock anthem about the infamous George Washington to the jazz-inspired “Who In the World is Millard Fillmore?” celebrating some of the lesser-known Commanders in Chief, Rock the Presidents is sure to inform and entertain.
COMMON CORE STANDARDS EASILY APPLIED IN YOUR CLASSROOM:
- 3.RL.3: Describe characters in a story (e.g., their traits, motivations, or feelings) and explain how their actions contribute to the sequence of events.
- 5.RI.3: Explain the relationships or interactions between two or more individuals, events, ideas, or concepts in a historical, scientific, or technical text based on specific information in the text.
- 7.SL.2: Analyze the main ideas and supporting details presented in diverse media and formats (e.g., visually, quantitatively, orally) and explain how the ideas clarify a topic, text, or issue under study.
Lesson Plan Idea: Students assume the identity of a president and give one minute speeches in the first person.
New this year!
Art Talks: Free Guided Tours of the Sculpture Garden
Extend your field trip with a tour of our Sculpture Garden led by a specially trained docent! Each tour can accommodate up to 150 people, so reserve your space today! Tours last approximately 20 minutes and begin 15 minutes after school shows. Advanced registration is required. Use our online application, printed order form, or contact Chrystie Prokopakis by email or by phone at 707.800.7504.
Learn more about the exhibit here.
Monday, October 3, 2016
9:30am & 11:30am
9:30am performance SOLD OUT! Second performance added!
Please use our online order request below to be added to the 9:30am performance wait list or to request the 11:30am show time.
Set the Stage
Prepare your students for their trip to the theater with these free resource materials.Study Guide Classroom Discussion Points
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