ASU Gammage offers student performances

Most ASU Gammage performances for students take place in the Frank Lloyd Wright-designed venue on the Arizona State University campus in Tempe.

ASU Gammage encourages students to experience the world of art and culture by offering special performances for students throughout the school year. This year’s Scottsdale Insurance/Nationwide Foundation Performances for Students Series includes four, one-hour performances that cost just $3 per student, teacher and chaperone.

One performance takes place at the ASU Kerr Cultural Center in Scottsdale. The others take place at ASU Gammage on Arizona State University’s Tempe campus.

  • AnDa Union performs a blend of traditional Mongolian music and new music inspired by Inner and Outer Mongolia for grades 3-12 on Thursday, Oct. 6. ASU Gammage at 10:30 am.
  • Gabriel Ayala performs classical music with a Native American twist for grades 3-12 on Tuesday, Nov. 8. Kerr Cultural Center at 10:30 am.
  • Grupo Liberdade performs Brazilian dance, music and martial arts for grades 5-12 on Thursday, Jan. 19. ASU Gammage at 10:30 am.
  • Contra Tiempo performs urban Latin dance theater for grades 3-12 on Thursday, Feb. 9. ASU Gammage at 10:30 am.

A teacher guide featuring interactive lesson plans is prepared by ASU and provided free of charge to participating teachers.

ASU Gammage is also home to the Progressive Broadway Across America - Arizona and Beyond series

Advance registration for school performances is required. Call 480-965-5062 or visit asugammage.com (click “Cultural Participation” and “Performances for Students” links). — Lynn Trimble

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