Set the stage for learning and treat your students to a show! The Student Matinee Series offers performances specifically geared toward young audiences. These daytime shows by touring artists bring learning to life by connecting the arts to a variety of school subjects and select state standards for grades K-12. Virtual options are available for select shows.
Questions? Contact SMS@O-pa.org or call 402.661.8503.
Registration opens Monday, August 23, 2021
Always fresh, lively, and thoroughly entertaining, The Nutcracker returns with the visual splendor and charming story that make it a favorite.
Gravity & Other Myths is an Australian circus company pushing the boundaries of contemporary circus. Their show A Simple Space features seven acrobats who push their physical limits without reserve with high human towers, a backflip competition, and feats of acrobatic skill that will amaze and astound. The family friendly performance is driven by live percussion and presented so intimately that you can feel the heat and hear every breath.
Rae Wynn-Grant has dedicated her life to ecological research and conservation. As a scientist with National Geographic Society’s Last Wild Places Initiative, she works to protect and restore iconic wildlife populations, including North American black and grizzly bears. But when the wild lands of their habitat are crisscrossed by roads, fences and ranches, how can bears and humans coexist peacefully? Dr. Wynn-Grant intends to find the answer.
Las Cafeteras have taken the music scene by storm with their spirited live performances that have crossed genres and musical borders. Their electric sound & energy has taken them around the world playing shows from the Bonnaroo to the Hollywood Bowl, WOMAD New Zealand to Montreal Jazz, & beyond; with Mexican icons Caifanes, Lila Downs, Colombian superstar Juanes, Los Angeles legends Ozomatli, folk/indie favorites Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros, Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra, and Talib Kweli.