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PASS - The Performing Arts Series for Students

PASS - The Performing Arts Series for Students

Designed to open doors to learning through the performing arts.

The Performing Arts Series for Students (PASS), recently completing its 48th year, is designed to open doors to learning through the performing arts.  All shows are held at Millikin University’s Kirkland Fine Arts Center.  Teachers receive an educational packet for each show. High-quality shows are chosen with young students in mind. Area teachers and homeschool groups can reserve seats for the program(s) that best suit the needs of their class.

Thursday, September 12, 8 a.m., is the first date we will accept reservations.

All shows are $5 except Beethoven Lives Upstairs on February 27 and The Tempest on March 5, which are free..

2019-20 performances:

  • Spaghetti in a Hot Dog Bun - Tuesday, October 29, 2019
  • Lyle the Crocodile - Tuesday, February 4, 2020
  • Everybody Rock! - Monday, February 13, 2020
  • Beethoven Lives Upstairs - Tuesday, February 27, 2020
  • The Tempest - Thursday, March 5, 2020
  • Aesop Bops! - Monday, March 23, 2020
  • Wilma Jean the Worry Machine - Tuesday, April 7, 2020
  • What is Jazz? - Tuesday, May 5, 2020

If you would like your child to take advantage of this excellent opportunity, contact your school’s principal and teachers. Homeschoolers are also welcome.

For more information, contact us at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or 217-423-3189.

Thank you to PASS sponsors:

  • Decatur Area Arts Council
  • Amherst Hardy Foundation
  • John Ullrich Foundation Trust
  • Homefield Energy/Dynegy Energy Services
  • Kirkland Fine Arts Center
  • Illinois Arts Council Agency




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