School Shows

ArtsPower’s production of

Chicken Dance

Grades PK-2

This delightful musical based on the popular book portrays the colorful story of two barnyard chickens, Marge and Lola, who are on a mission to win the barnyard talent contest’s first prize of two tickets to see the great Elvis Poultry in concert! They have to work hard to put on a performance that scores higher than that of a flock of very talented ducks, led by Mac, a menacing bully. Can Marge and Lola face their challengers, against all odds, and win the talent contest?

Common Core Content Standards Easily Applied in Your Classroom

  • K.RL.9: With prompting and support, compare and contrast the adventures and experiences of characters in familiar stories.
  • 1.RL.6: Identify who is telling the story at various points in a text.
  • 2.RL.1: Ask and answer such questions as who, what, where, when, why, and how to demonstrate understanding of key details in a text.

Lesson Plan Idea

Create two contrasting drawings of a barnyard: one through Marge and Lola’s point of view and one through Mac’s point of view.


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Event Information

Monday, October 16, 2017
55 minutes

This event has been canceled due to the recent wildfires. Please view our other available School Shows.

LBC performance may vary.

Set the Stage

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