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.
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