Category: Arts Education

Call of the Wild

JACK LONDON’S CLASSIC TALE LIVE ON STAGE Thursday, March 31, 2022 9:30 AM and 11:30 AM CALL OF THE WILD: ILLUSTRATED EDITIONPerformer: Noel GaulinWriter/Director: Jason TremblayOriginal Music: Graham WeberIllustrations: Michael RaeMedia Design: Chris Owen and K. Eliot HaynesTour/Stage Manager: Dallas TateManaging Director: Sheila Tremblay JACK LONDON’S CLASSIC TALE LIVE ON STAGEThis multi-media adventure mixes classic
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Bologna Performing Arts Center and Delta State University Receives Mississippi Arts Commission Grant

(Jackson, Miss.) – 7/9/21 The Arts Education Office of the Bologna Performing Arts Center and Delta State University has been awarded a $4,500 grant from the Mississippi Arts Commission. This grant is a portion of the $1.3 million in grants the Commission will award in 2020-2021 and will be used to help fund the Janice
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BPAC Arts Education Office Receives $7,000 King’s, Daughters and Sons Circle Number Two Grant

(Jackson, Miss.) – 9/1/21 The Arts Education Office of the Bologna Performing Arts Center and Delta State Foundation have been awarded a $7,000 grant from the King’s Daughters and Sons Circle Number Two. Holly Senter, the Arts Education Director at the BPAC, will be accepting this award on behalf of the BPAC and Delta State
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BPAC Brings Books to Delta Children

The Bologna Performing Arts Center’s new literacy initiative will put copies of children’s books into the hands of more than 2,000 kids this year. The Read It, See It, Be It program is backed by community partners and local granting organizations, and spearheaded by the Arts Education Department at the BPAC. The BPAC has acquired
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Children’s Classic Comes to Life on Stage at BPAC

The Bologna Performing Arts Center at Delta State University will open the spring semester of their School-Time Matinee Series with Go, Dog. Go!, sponsored locally by Monsanto. Based on the classic 1961 children’s book written and illustrated by P.D. Eastman, the musical romp is ideal for PreK-2nd grade children. The six lovable dog characters run
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Moving Through Science: Teacher Workshop

Teachers are invited to the Bologna Performing Arts Center on Wednesday, November 8th, from 4-7 p.m. for a professional development arts integration workshop led by Kimberli Boyd, a teaching artist accredited by the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. In the workshop, Boyd will demonstrate and review movement exercises to enhance the teaching
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Pirates Sail onto the BPAC Stage

On Monday, October 16, the Bologna Performing Arts Center will host the hilarious musical shenanigans of the Dallas Children’s Theatre production of How I Became a Pirate, the story of young Jeremy Jacobs and his adventures with the pirates in Captain Braid Beard’s swashbuckling crew. Based on the popular children’s book by Melinda Long, the
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School-Time Matinee Series Tickets Still Available

John Steptoe’s Mufaro’s Beautiful Daughters heads to the Bologna Performing Arts Center Stage on Wednesday, April 12! Tickets are still available for the 9:30 and 11:30 performances of John Steptoe’s Mufaro’s Beautiful Daughters, a story about a revered African king and his two daughters. Recommended for K-5th grade audiences, the splendor of Zimbabwe and the African
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Local Students Attend S.T.E.A.M. Spring Break Camp

Last week, 27 students ages 8-12 attended Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics (S.T.E.A.M.) courses on the campus of Delta State University. Locally funded by a grant from Monsanto Farms, the camp held five hands-on, project-based courses each day, where campers experienced educational and engaging programming under the tutelage of Delta State’s finest. The Bologna
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