A Collection of Digital Education Programs Presented by the AT&T Performing Arts Center
AT&T Performing Arts Center proudly offers a robust selection of virtual education programs designed to meet the specific needs of students and teachers throughout the DFW area. All programs are offered at no cost to public schools and are appropriate for 9th grade and up.
Virtual Titles Offered:
- Lucha Teotl: A Virtual Theatre Field Trip
Go behind the scenes and learn about creating a theatrical production from scratch with the artists, designers, and technicians that brought the exhilarating world of lucha libre to the Dallas stage. Lucha Teotl is a production from Prism Movement Theater featuring a mix of local acting talent and local luchadores, or wrestlers. It is an immersive experience, with the audience ringside watching luchadores wearing the masks of Aztec gods, playing out a sincere and exciting wrestling storyline. This one is great for tech theatre students! The video performance includes a TEKS-aligned study guide. Click here to access the program.
- Pilobolus in the Garden: A Virtual Field Trip
Presented by TITAS/Dance Unbound, PILOBOLUS IN THE GARDEN takes audience members through a physically and emotionally moving performance experience that explores the vistas of the Nasher Sculpture Center’s garden while exploring the nature of nature. A collaborative work between famed Pilobolus Dance Company and local dance, music, and creative writing artists, this project was a unique performance experience for everyone involved. The video performance includes a TEKS-aligned study guide. Click here to access the program.
Virtual Monologue Competition
This fall, the Center proudly presents its second virtual monologue competition. Students are invited to film and submit one-minute monologues to be reviewed by a guest panel of judges. The top ten submissions will be offered a private coaching session with a teaching artist, as well as an opportunity to record their piece with a professional videographer. The grand prize winner will be awarded a $1,000 cash prize. Submissions for the 2022-2023 Virtual Monologue Competition will be accepted from October 17 – November 30, 2022. Finalists will be announced in the Spring of 2023. Please check back here in October for the link to submit. More info here.
Backstage Spotlight is AT&T Performing Arts Center’s technical theatre training program for high school students. Through a five-part video series taught by the Center’s world-class production staff, students will learn about a range of stagecraft concepts, ranging from lighting and sound to rigging and scenic design. Each video is complemented with a TEKS-aligned assignment that can be completed from home. Available now.
Inclusive Movement Video Series
Internationally-renowned dance company Dark Circles Contemporary Dance offers a four-part movement instruction series designed specifically for students with disabilities. Students will end each class feeling enriched and empowered by their ability to move with fellow dancers, regardless of individual needs. Available now.
For free access to these programs, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Virtual Stages is generously supported by the Harry W. Bass, Jr. Foundation.