Free for all Jackson County students, teachers, and chaperones, the Learning Live! Matinee Series offers an opportunity to experience engaging and educational performances all year long!
Please review our schedule of events for the upcoming school year. Find the schedule listed below and also available as a PDF to download. Download a schedule of events.
Performances are all approximately 60 minutes long.
If you are interested in reserving space for your school to one or more of these events,
please visit our sign-up form.
During one of the darkest periods of American History, thousands of enslaved people undertook a harrowing journey to find freedom. That story comes to life in Heroes of the Underground Railroad. This play highlights the brave men and women, like Harriet Tubman, who dared to escape slavery and the abolitionists who aided them along the way.
This educational matinee features selections from this classic ballet is performed by The Ballet Conservatory of Asheville.
Black Violin is an American hip hop duo from Fort Lauderdale, Florida comprising two classically trained string instrumentalists, Kevin Sylvester and Wilner Baptiste, who go by the stage names Kev Marcus and Wil B. The band uses their unique blend of classical and hip-hop music, often described as “classical boom,” to overcome stereotypes and encourage people of all ages, races, and economic backgrounds to join together to break down cultural barriers.
For the last 32 years, THE PEKING ACROBATS have redefined audience perceptions of Chinese acrobatics. In this shortened educational matinee, they perform daring maneuvers atop a precarious pagoda of chairs and display their technical prowess at such arts as trick-cycling, precision tumbling, juggling, somersaulting, and gymnastics.
If you are interested in reserving space for your school to one or more of these events, please visit our sign-up form.