The Snow Queen
Tuesdays from Nov 20 – Dec 18, 2018
Grade Recommendation: PreK – 6th
When her best friend Kai is lured to the wicked Snow Queen’s palace, young Gerda embarks on an unexpected quest to the ends of the earth to save him. This epic story of courage and friendship across the wintry wonders of the North Pole and beyond will warm your students with music, puppetry, and lots of theatrical magic. Select a date now!
WINTER 2019: FORTS: Build your own adventure!
Thursday/Friday from Jan 10 – Mar 1, 2019
Grade Recommendation: Pre-K – High School (Grade separation)
Enter a world of play and creation as Filament Theatre transforms into a play-space for children to build new worlds. Using cardboard boxes, sheets, clotheslines, and more, students will work together to build adventures of their own devising. With theatrical design elements working together to support creative play, your classroom is sure to be swept away in the adventure! Select a date now!
SPRING 2019: The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane
Tuesdays from Mar 26 – May 14, 2019
Grade Recommendation: Kindergarten – 6th
By Dwayne Hartford
Based on the award winning book by Kate DiCamillo
Once there was a china rabbit, loved by a little girl. This is their journey.
Edward is a vain and selfish toy rabbit, made of the finest china in the world. When he is lost on an ocean voyage, Edward is given unique witness to spectacular displays of human emotion, and begins to learn the true meaning of love. From the acclaimed author of “The Tales of Desperaux”, this magical journey will introduce a cast of unforgettable characters to your classroom. Select a date now!
- Tickets: $10/ticket for the first 50 and $7 for each additional ticket. (minimum of 35 tickets must be purchased). Need based subsidies are available while funding lasts.
- Teachers & Chaperones are free!
- Study materials and post show discussion with the cast included!
- Capacity and seating arrangements vary based on the production.
- Sensory-friendly field trips available on request.
- Default start time is 9:45am.
- Additional start times / performance dates may be available on request.
Request a School Matinee:
- Click here to request a school matinee at Filament
- For questions call (773) 270-1660 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
About Filament Theatre:
Filament provides an immersive Chicago theatre experience! Located in the heart of the Six Corners Shopping District (just off of I90/94), Filament is easy to get to and is dedicated to developing engaging theatre for young people.
As you know, experiencing live theatre empowers students to bring energy, creativity and curiosity into all disciplines of study. Filament’s creative use of space, live music, and its multi-disciplinary approach to theatre will encourage students to dive deeper into their own imaginations.
Pictures from Past Filament Theatre Productions:
This program is made possible in part due to the sponsorship of Fort Knox Studios.
Featured Photo: Collage includes The Uncorker of Ocean Bottles (2018), The Snow Queen (2014, puppet by Jeff Semmerling), FORTS (2018, Audia Inc).