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For Educators


The Rose Theater
2001 Farnam Street
Omaha, NE 68102
(402) 345-4849
info@rosetheater.org

For Educators

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The Rose Theater is Omaha’s premier destination for professional children’s theater, serving more than 200,000 children and families each year.

For the 2021-2022 season, we are bringing the performing arts to your students through live theater performances and workshops.

Opportunities for Educators

Enjoy the magic of The Rose!

We know the world is uncertain right now. While we cannot predict what will happen during the 2021-22 school year, we want to bring the magic of The Rose to your classroom, whatever the future holds. We are excited to deliver high-quality, interactive and creative student experiences that will engage young people and inspire them with a love of learning.

PRE-K OPPORTUNITIES

Little Sprouts

Little Sprouts

Together we will explore the beauty of the summer earth beneath our feet with "The Child's Garden of Verses" by Robert Louis Stevenson, Eric Carle's "Seed," Arnold Lobe's "Frog and Toad" and other stories. Combining art, theater, science and movement as we work together listening and sharing ideas.

AGES - 2-5 yo

DURATION - 30 minute class , with option of offering single workshop or a combination of up to four 30 minute workshops all exploring similar theme.

CURRICULUM TOPICS - Fluency, Social Awareness, Communication, Nature, Seasons, Animals and Insects

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Superheroes of Kindness

Superheroes of Kindness

The first step in kindness for a young person is helping. In this class we will explore stories where characters make active choices to be kind and good helpers in this world such as "George and Martha", "Rainbow Fish" and "The Lorax". We will also practice naming and sharing our feelings and understanding the feelings of others. In workshop bundles we will also create our own secret heroes of kindness and go on new adventures to help make the world a kinder place!

AGES - 4-6 yo

DURATION - 30 or 45 minute class, with option of offering single workshop or a combination of up to four 30/45 minute workshops all exploring similar theme.

CURRICULUM TOPICS - Communication, Social Awareness, Emotion Management, Self- Awareness and Responsible Decision- Making.

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Dr. Seuss - The Lorax OR Horton Hears a Who

Dr. Seuss - The Lorax OR Horton Hears a Who

Together students will explore Dr. Seuss's "Horton Hears a Who" OR "The Lorax", while becoming more comfortable with creative drama activities and each other. Students will express themselves physically, vocally and creatively through guided exercises. This workshop aims to build confidence in acting, making bold choices and excited about using about using imaginative play.

AGES - 4-7

DURATION - 45 minute class

CURRICULUM TOPICS - Fluency, Communication, Acting Tools, Creative Play, Social Awareness and Self-Awareness

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Lil' Rosies

Lil' Rosies

Lil’ Rosies is a BRAND NEW guided program supporting young artists, 2-5 years, to engage in structured singing, acting and dancing curriculum created specifically for the LITTLEST LEARNERS! During each 45-minute weekly class, students learn and practice vocal and dance technique using our creative drama lessons. Important developmental milestones are incorporated into our activities, combining fine- and gross-motor skills with vocal music theory practices. Creative Drama Activities include Color Recognition, Shape Classification, Emotion Identification, and Dance & Music Vocabulary.

AGES - 2-7

DURATION - We offer 30 or 45 minute classes, either as a one time workshop or bundled together (up to 8 individual classes) to further develop musical and choreography building blocks. If you choose the eight week grouping students will learn and prepare a final musical theater performance in their classroom.

CURRICULUM TOPICS - Fluency, Social Awareness, Self Awareness, Imagination, Acting Tools, Music Theory and Choreography Building Blocks.

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K-6 Opportunities

1st Grade Performance & Post Show Workshop

1st Grade Performance & Post Show Workshop

Digital recording of a mainstage production, recorded theater tour with Q&A session, and a live virtual post show workshop.

Dig deeper into the performance you just saw, get the behind the scenes knowledge and try out being an actor yourself. In this post-show workshop you will learn all about the job of an actor and how we use the actor’s tools of body, voice and imagination to tell a story.

GRADE LEVEL - 1st Grade

DURATION - Each class meets on Zoom for one 1-hour live segment.

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2nd Grade Reader’s Theater: How Anansi and Aso Brought Stories to the World​

2nd Grade Reader’s Theater: How Anansi and Aso Brought Stories to the World​

Stage a short play in just two days while using theater to improve reading and speaking skills. We will have fun telling the story of "How Anansi and Aso Brought Stories to the World" through acting, all while deepening understanding and building more expressive reading and confident speaking.

GRADE LEVEL - 2nd Grade

DURATION - 2 days. Each class meets on Zoom for one 50-minute live segment each day.

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2nd Grade Performance & Post Show Workshop

2nd Grade Performance & Post Show Workshop

Digital recording of a mainstage production, recorded theater tour with Q&A session, and a live virtual post show workshop.

Dig deeper into the performance you just saw, get the behind the scenes knowledge and try out being an actor yourself. In this post-show workshop you will learn all about the job of an actor and how we use the actor’s tools of body, voice and imagination to tell a story.

GRADE LEVEL - 2nd Grade

DURATION - Each class meets on Zoom for one 1-hour live segment.

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3rd Grade Full Day Workshop: Intro to Theater - Multicultural Fairy Tales

3rd Grade Full Day Workshop: Intro to Theater - Multicultural Fairy Tales

Explore all the different ways you can be a part of telling a story through theater. Set, lights, sound, props, costumes and more come to life as we learn about the different jobs in the theater, imagine our own costume and set designs and bring a fairy tale to life in our own short narrated drama.

GRADE LEVEL - 3rd Grade

DURATION - Each class meets on Zoom for three 50-minute live segments: (we recommend 9:30-10:20am, 10:30-11:20am, 1:00-1:50pm)

Additional asynchronous videos (50 minutes) of theater tour and theater jobs are provided, most useful when watched before the workshop but informative at any time.

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4th Grade Theater in Education Play: The Mysterious Case Files of Silver Cash, Money Detective​

4th Grade Theater in Education Play: The Mysterious Case Files of Silver Cash, Money Detective​

Why won’t Sammy’s parents give them money for the new video game? Could they make the money on their own? Who took Phillip’s sixty dollars? And what about that jewel heist? Silver Cash, private eye, will is always up for a good money mystery. Join in and help us close the case. Students will use listening, reasoning and math skills to help solve problems and join in on the play.

GRADE LEVEL - 4th Grade

DURATION - Three recorded Silver Cash Mystery episodes, about 20 minutes each.

ADDITIONAL MATERIALS - Corresponding student activity booklet provided.

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Opportunities for All Grade Levels

Advanced Theater Topics: Behind the Scenes

Advanced Theater Topics: Behind the Scenes

Got a group of middle or high school students who are ready to dive deeper on a certain theater subject? We have professionals ready to jump in with them. You choose the topic; from puppetry to set design, and we will provide a workshop with professionals in that field who can help your young people hone their skills and explore what a career in that field might look like in the future.

Length of residency dependent on school request, age of students and topic.

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