Our Theater in Education department offers a comprehensive Enrichment Guide for each play that suggest possible themes and curriculum connections through which teachers can create fully integrated units. Along with our other Theater in Education programs, our Enrichment Guides are designed to help teachers address the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction Standards as well as the National Standards for Theatre Education.
Along with the specific themes and connections suggested for each play in this guide, our plays provide students and teachers with opportunities to explore and build key life skills, such as:
Each Enrichment Guide contains the following materials to help teachers and students prepare for and reflect upon their First Stage performance:
Enrichment guides are available one month prior to the opening of each specific production.
2016-2017 seasonROBIN HOODLOVABYE DRAGON (First Steps)WELCOME TO BRONZEVILLETHE COMEDY OF ERRORS (Young Company)RUDOLPH THE RED-NOSED REINDEER: THE MUSICALGOOSEBUMPS THE MUSICAL: PHANTOM OF THE AUDITORIUM Lois Ehlert's MOLE HILL STORIES (First Steps)
LILLY'S PURPLE PLASTIC PURSEANTIGONE (Young Company)ELLA ENCHANTEDTHE SNOW JUST A LITTLE CRITTER MUSICAL (First Steps)HOLESALL'S WELL THAT ENDS WELL (Young Company)A CHARLIE BROWN CHRISTMAS Roald Dahl's JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH SPOOKLEY THE SQUARE PUMPKIN (First Steps)
2014-15 seasonHAMLET (Young Company) BIG FISHLUCHADORABIG NATE: THE MUSICALGOLDILOCKS AND THE THREE BEARS (First Steps)STARGIRLRUDOLPH THE RED-NOSED REINDEER: THE MUSICALTHE THREE LITTLE PIGS (First Steps)SHERLOCK HOLMES: THE BAKER STREET IRREGULARS