Kaleidoscope

  • 10th Aniversary Season

  • Kaleidoscope School and Family Series feature a combination of professional touring groups and student-produced plays from the Division of Communication and the Arts. Performances are held at the Bromeley Family Theater during school hours and evening hours. Teachers interested in having students attend Kaleidoscope events can contact the arts programming director Patty Colosimo at (814) 362-5155. Families can purchase tickets through our Box Office site below. The Kaleidoscope selection committee is composed of Pitt-Bradford Arts Council members, community members and university staff.

    Members of the Kaleidoscope Committee include: Mrs. Flora Cohen, Ms. Terri Leven, Ms. Courtney Mealy, Ms. Jeanie Satterwhite, Mrs. Diane Schuler, Mr. Rich Johnson, Ms. Marie Troskosky, Ms. Patti Neidich, and Ms. Carol Shannon 

  • Upcoming Performances

    Saturday Morning Art Workshops (Theater Games)
    Blaisdell Hall
    1/18/2020 10:00:00 AM

    $5 per family, payment due at registration PreK - 4th grade and their families, Drama games are an important part of any children’s theater program as they teach valuable skills while allowing children to build confidence and stretch their imagination. Instructor Dani Newman will make them fun too. Let the games begin.


    Saturday Morning Art Workshops (Rainbow Fish Workshop)
    Blaisdell Hall
    2/1/2020 10:00:00 AM

    $5 per family, payment due at registration PreK - 4th grade and their families. We will be creating themed art and talking about one of our favorite books, The Rainbow Fish, in preparation for our evening performance on February 4. This pre-show workshop will provide artwork that can be taken home or displayed in the lobby for the show.


    Mermaid Theatre of Nova Scotia presents The Rainbow Fish

    2/4/2020 10:00:00 AM

    10am – Matinee Performance / Grades: Pre-K – 3 / $9 regular seating

    7pm – Family Performance / $12 all seating

    Mermaid Theatre of Nova Scotia’s, The Rainbow Fish, is an original stage adaptation of Marcus Pfister’s colorful story as well as two of the author’s companion tales, Rainbow Fish Discovers the Deep Sea and Opposites. The Rainbow Fish will captivate even the youngest child with his silver scales and heart of gold through enchanting puppetry. Winner of numerous international prizes, the sweet message of The Rainbow Fish series has resonated with children, parents, teachers, librarians, and booksellers around the world.


    Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation

    This engagement of Mermaid Theatre of Nova Scotia is made possible through the ArtsCONNECT program of Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation with support from the National Endowment for the Arts.

    midatlanticarts.org


    Professional Development Session for Teachers with Kevin Spencer (Morning Session)
    Bromeley Family Theater, Blaisdell hall
    2/14/2020 8:00:00 AM

    Arts in the Special Education Classroom for Special Education Instructors at the Elementary, Middle, and High School LevelsIt is critical that children with special needs aren’t simply “present” in the classroom but are actively “included” in the learning experience. This workshop will focus on arts-integrated teaching methods that are applicable to general and special education students to meet a wide variety of cognitive, physical, social, emotional, and behavioral challenges in multiple setting


    Professional Development Session for Teachers with Kevin Spencer (Afternoon Session)
    Bromeley Family Theater, Blaisdell hall
    2/14/2020 12:30:00 PM

    Teach like a MAGICIAN for Educators at all levels. This highly interactive workshop provides teachers with the tools and knowledge necessary to increase student engagement, boost creativity in the classroom, and transform their life as an educator. In these challenging and changing times, students need leaders who are willing to venture forward and explore new frontiers that will spark and kindle the flame of creativity and imagination. In this presentation, MAGICIAN is an acronym. Each letter corresponds to a concept that research has identified as being an important component of creating a classroom environment conducive to learning.


    Christopher Agostino's StoryFaces

    5/1/2020 7:00:00 PM

    7pm – Family Performance / $12 all seating

    StoryFaces is a one-of-a-kind performance to inspire and delight any audience! Audience volunteers are brought on stage where their face is painted to illustrate the stories told by master storyteller Christopher Agostino. He fully engages the audience with a skillful spoken-word performance combined with his unique visual art. The creative face painting is as captivating as the traditional folktales and original stories told