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Butler Arts Center

Butler Arts Center

Since 1991, the Butler Arts Center has presented curriculum-based, culturally diverse, fully accessible, and age appropriate performances and programs to all-aged audiences.  Live performances and programs enrich audiences with a variety of learning styles and approaches, exposing and introducing

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A Tell-Tale Tale: The Stories And Poems of Edgar Allan Poe

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Program description

No one tells a story quite like the Great Edgar Allan Poe! Come experience Edgar Allan Poe’s spooky, clever, and masterful stories and poems as they come to life right before your very eyes. With a mastery of language that few can match, Poe’s works are as impactful today as they were in the 19th century when written. This show blends rich language with expert storytelling that will enthrall

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Program Detail

Program type: Field Trip
Artistic Discipline: Storytelling, Theatre
Subject: Fine Arts: Theatre, History, Language Arts, Social Studies
Population served: Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8
Bilingual: No
Available dates:

Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Available times:

10:00 AM & 12:00 Noon

Location(s):

Schrott Center for the Arts, Butler Arts Center, Butler University

Fees / Ticketing:
  • School Registration Price: Student $8.00, Adult $15.00
  • Public Ticket Price: $15.00

*Scholarship applications for schools are available until October.

IDOE STANDARDS

SOCIAL STUDIES:
Standard 1 - History
ENGLISH/LANGUAGE ARTS (K-5):
RL.1 – Learning Outcome for Reading Literature: Read and comprehend a variety of literature independently and proficiently
RL.2 – Key Ideas and Textual Support: Build comprehension and appreciation of literature by identifying, describing, and making inferences about literary elements and themes
RL.4 – Connection of Ideas: Build comprehension and appreciation of literature by connecting literary elements and themes and analyzing how sensory tools impact meaning
SL.1 – Learning Outcome for Speaking and Listening: Develop and apply effective communication skills through speaking and active listening
SL.2 – Discussion and Collaboration: Develop and apply reciprocal communication skills by participating in a range of collaborative discussions
SL.3 – Comprehension: Develop and apply active listening and interpretation skills using various strategies
SL.4 – Presentation of Knowledge and Ideas: Develop and apply speaking skills to communicate ideas effectively in a variety of situations
ENGLISH/LANGUAGE ARTS (6-12):
RL.1 – Learning Outcome for Reading Literature: Read and comprehend a variety of literature independently and proficiently
RL.2 – Key Ideas and Textual Support: Build comprehension and appreciation of literature by analyzing, inferring, and drawing conclusions about literary elements, themes, and central ideas
RL.4 – Connection of Ideas: Build comprehension and appreciation of literature by connecting various literary works and analyzing how medium and interpretation impact meaning
SL.1 – Learning Outcome for Speaking and Listening: Refine and apply effective communication skills through speaking and active listening
SL.2 – Discussion and Collaboration: Refine and apply reciprocal communication skills by participating in a range of collaborative discussions
SL.3 – Comprehension: Refine and apply active listening and interpretation skills using various strategies
SL.4 – Presentation of Knowledge and Ideas: Refine and apply speaking skills to communicate ideas effectively in a variety of situations
FINE ARTS: THEATRE:
Anchor Standard 7 – Perceive and analyze artistic work: Theatre artists reflect to understand the impact of drama processes and theatre experiences.
Anchor Standard 8 – Interpret intent and meaning in artistic work: Theatre artists’ interpretations of drama/theatrical work are influenced by personal experiences and aesthetics.
Anchor Standard 9 – Apply criteria to evaluate artistic work: Theatre artists apply criteria to investigate, explore, and assess drama and theatrical work.
Anchor Standard 11 – Relate artistic ideas and works with societal, cultural, and historical context to deepen understanding: Theatre artists understand and can communicate their creative process as they analyze the way the world may be understood.
Anchor Standard 11 – Relate artistic ideas and works with societal, cultural, and historical context to deepen understanding: Theatre artists critically inquire into the ways others have thought about and created drama processes and productions to inform their own work.

Qualifications

Conducts educational programming for 2 or more years: Yes
Performs criminal background checks on staff with youth contact: Yes
Maintains general liability insurance: Yes
Provides study guides for teachers and or students: Yes
Provides tools to assess student learning (workshops and residencies): Yes
Provides scholarship and reduced fees: Yes
Conducts ongoing assessments of program quality: Yes
Connects to State (IDOE) and/or Common Core Curriculum Standards: Yes

PHOTOS

Cancellation Policy

If a school is cancelled/delayed due to inclement weather on the day of the performance, or an unforeseen circumstance occurs that does not allow your school to attend, please contact the Clowes Hall front desk at (317) 940-9697 after 8:30 AM the morning of the performance. The Education staff is not in their offices on matinee performance days and will not be able to respond quickly to email or their office phone. We will be able to credit your account toward a future matinee performance. Refunds are given if an event is cancelled by the Butler Arts Center.

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