Theatre for the Very Young

What is Theatre for the Very Young?

  • A professional performance for ages 18 months - 5  years old and their grown-ups
  • An artistic experience that overcomes age and developmental barriers, language, and developmental barriers, expanding the consciousness of very young audience members and integrating bi-lingual elements into each show.
  • A way for focus and creative thinking to be nurtured, or even discovered for the first time!
  • A cultural experience for the very young on their own terms
  • An inventive approach to making quality art experiences
  • A fun and inspiring experience for both children and their parents

"Theatre for the Very Young engages both parents and their pre-school children in creative experiences. The fourth wall is dissolved as young ones willingly become a part of the experience."

—Rosemary Newcott, director

 

Tickets are now on sale (including TVY season tickets)

Individual shows can be purchased from their respective pages linked below, or a Season Ticket package can be purchased here. Individual tickets are $10 per person (children 12 months and younger are free) and season tickets begin at $20 for two shows along with great benefits. TVY season ticket holders receive 15% off additional tickets to all Alliance Theatre productions, 10% off acting classes, and $5 off return tickets to TVY performances during the season.

All performances of Theatre for the Very Young are presented in the Black Box Theatre on the 3rd floor of the Woodruff Memorial Arts Building.

For a parent/teacher guide to prepare your children for the playclick here.

For on-campus directions and fun guideclick here.

For more information, contact Olivia Aston at 404.733.4702 or olivia.aston@woodruffcenter.org.

Theatre for the Very Young

Thu, Oct 16 to Sat, Nov 8

Combining unexpected puppetry, a vibrantly colorful and transformative two-dimensional set design, whimsically comic performances, and the catchy pajama-pop of Lullatone, this fully interactive theatrical performance will connect with the very young and invite them in to the wonder of the artistic experience.

Mon, Jan 12 to Sat, Jan 31

An interactive adventure based on a famous Mexican folktale about a time when El Sol, (the Sun), disappeared from the sky. Young ones and their caregivers will help the tenacious Lizard find the sleepy El Sol and finally coax him out of his hiding place. Colorful puppets and bright Mexican inspired music and dance will lead everyone along in this tropical tale that promises to culminate in a grand festival to celebrate sunshine and friendship and all the joy that life can bring!

Mon, Mar 9 to Sat, Mar 28

Meet Roob & Noob: two overly curious scientists who love nothing more than discovering something new. Join them on an interactive adventure, as they build machines from simple objects and explore the wonder and sensations of each of the four seasons. Inspired Rube Goldberg's magical machines, this unique theatrical performance combines science and the arts, proving that sometimes the most profound discoveries are achieved by simply playing.  

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