Just Announced- 2019/2020 dates below!

Teachers and Administrators,

The Dallas Theater, located in downtown Dallas, is excited to offer an affordable, educational, and a truly professional theatre experience for kids of all ages! This November and March, Bright Star Touring Theatre will be here hosting 5 different field trip shows specializing in literary, curriculum, and character education based programs. Their shows are exciting, engaging, and interactive! Each show comes with curriculum standards as well as a study guide to reinforce the character builders and standards learned.

The price for each student and chaperone (teachers are free) is $6. Each show lasts approximately one hour. We recommend packing a lunch and stopping by White Oak park before or after your show for a fun low cost day. Space is limited so please contact us today to reserve your spot!

Signups for the NOVEMBER shows must be completed by Friday, October 4th, 2019.

Signups for the MARCH shows must be completed by Friday, January 24th, 2020.

Below is the information on the five shows we will be offering:

Fall Options

Friday, November 8th, 2019

  • 9:30 AM – Little Red and the Big, Bully Wolf
  • 11:15 AM – FrankenSTEM

Little Red
Little Red and the Big Bully Wolf

The woods are scary enough without having to worry about a big bully howling in the shadows! Follow Little Red and meet her friends – the three little pigs, the boy who cried wolf, and more – as they learn to face their fears and stand up to the Big Bully Wolf! Learn to identify, report and resist bullying as we follow Little Red on her journey to grandma’s house. Funny, dramatic, and highly entertaining!

Ages: Best for Kindergarten and up
Subjects: Anti-bullying and Character Education

FrankenSTEM
FrankenSTEM

Dr. Frank N. Stein is one of the world’s most famous scientists. Along with his trusty assistant, Igor, Dr. Stein has created some of the world’s most amazing inventions! But those inventions would be nothing without YOUR imagination. It will take Science, Technology, Engineering and Math to make his latest masterpiece come to life! This show helps students learn why STEM subjects are so important to the modern world while opening up an exciting world of STEM discovery. Back by popular demand, see why audiences made this our most popular STEM show ever!

Ages: Best for Grades Kindergarten – 5th
Subjects: STEM

Spring Options

Thursday, March 12th, 2020

  • 9:30 AM – Aesop’s Fables
  • 11:15 AM – Heroes of the Underground Railroad

Friday, March 13th, 2020

  • 9:30 AM – Let It Shine: The American Civil Rights Movement of 1955-1968
  • 11:15 AM – Heroes of the Underground Railroad

Aesops
Aesop's Fables

These fables from the legendary Greek storyteller Aesop, have been delighting young and old alike for thousands of years, and they still have a message for us today. Perfect for younger audiences, these classic tales entertain but also share a strong message about treating others fairly and knowing right from wrong. Stories like “The Boy Who Cried Wolf” “The Tortoise and The Hare,” and “The Lion and The Mouse” leave audiences with a message that is both timely, and timeless!

Ages: Best for Grade  Kindergarten – 5th
Subjects: Literacy and Literature

Underground
Heroes of the Underground Railroad

The harrowing journey that so many enslaved people undertook to find freedom comes to life in Heroes of  the Underground Railroad. This play highlights several of the fascinating stories of the brave men and women who dared to escape slavery, and the abolitionists who risked everything to aid them along the way.  Your audiences will be amazed at the heroics of Harriet Tubman, Henry “Box” Brown, Frederick Douglass, Levi Coffin, and John Parker in this incredible show of true American Heroes.

Ages: Best for Grades 2nd-6th
Subjects: Black History, History, Social Studies

Shine
Let It Shine: The American Civil Rights Movement of 1955-1986

This powerful production will introduce audiences to poignant events and notable names of the Civil Rights Movement. This acclaimed show focuses on the tumultuous years between 1955 and 1968 and shines light on important milestone in our history, including: the Montgomery Bus Boycott, the SCLC, Brown v. Board of Education, the Sit-In Movement, the Freedom Riders, the March on Washington, and the assassination of Dr Martin Luther King, Jr. Viewers can expect to meet important figures and hear inspiring songs of the era.

Ages: Best for Grades 3rd and up
Subjects: Black History, History and Social Studies

BrightStar Theater

Please visit Bright Star Touring Theatre’s website to see examples of the study guides, standards and much more about this wonderful group!

(Choose 2019 Fall Tour 3 or 2020 Black History Tour 1)

We look forward to seeing you in November and March!

Field Trip Contact

Emily Shipp

770-445-5180

Book Your Field Trip

Interested in taking a field trip? Simply fill out the form below, and a member of our staff will contact you within two (2) business days.