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Theatre and Dance for the Very Young: Baby Disco

Lawrence Arts Center

April 6 | 9:30am, 11:30am, 1:30pm, 4pm Get ready to move and groove in our brand new dance party designed specifically for very young children. Designed in our Play Lab series, all of the music and decorations were created with children as artistic partners in the process. Join us for glow paint, disco balls, snacks, … [more]

$5

Spill, Squish, Crunch: a Sensory Laboratory for 0-6 Year Olds

Lawrence Arts Center Black Box 940 New Hampshire Street, Lawrence

Get ready to spill, squish, and crunch your way through the Sensory Laboratory, a world that explores the five senses through tactile and sensory experiences. Designed in our Play Lab series, elements in the Sensory Laboratory were developed by local artists with children ages 1-6 and their families as artistic partners in the process. Join … [more]

$10

Atmosphere | Interactive Art Installation

Lawrence Arts Center Gallery 940 New Hampshire St, Lawrence

The art installation by Sharon McCaman in Atmosphere will activate participants directly through a combination of tactile, audible, and visual senses. Inspired by clouds, wind, light, and rain, this work connects various forms of sensor technology with a variety of textured materials in the space. From plush yarn crocheted to form large life-size wall panels, … [more]

FREE

Atmosphere

Lawrence Arts Center Gallery 940 New Hampshire St, Lawrence

January 16, 17, 23, 24, 30, 31 | 6 PM January 18, 25, February 1 | 9:30 & 11:30 AM, 1:30 & 3:30 PM January 19, 26 & February 2 | 1:30 PM $15/one adult + one  child*  $10/additional adult or child Welcome to Atmosphere, an interactive art installation and performance for very young children. … [more]

$15

INSIGHT Art Talk | Sharon McCaman

Lawrence Arts Center Gallery 940 New Hampshire St, Lawrence

Sharon McCaman was born and raised in St. Petersburg, Florida. She began pursuing her dance degree at St. Petersburg College where she earned her AA. She then went on to receive her BFA in Dance at the University of South Florida in Tampa. While pursuing her undergraduate degree, Sharon founded the annual Dance Shorts: College Film … [more]

FREE

Audition for the Theatre and Dance for the Very Young 2020-2021 Season

Lawrence Arts Center — Virtual Lawrence

The Theatre and Dance for the Very Young program is seeking movers, dancers, musicians, and performers ages 16+ who are interested in creating original performances for very young children ages 0-6! All performers will be compensated. We are holding a joint audition for two upcoming performances: Hubbub This is a virtual performance running throughout the … [more]

FREE

Baby Disco: An Outdoor Daytime Dance Party for 0-6 Year Olds

Douglas County Fairgrounds 2120 Harper St, Lawrence

Get ready to move and groove in a dance party for very young children and their families. Join us for sunshine, disco balls, live music, and a grassy dance floor just for you and your young person. We invite families to bring hula hoops, bubbles, streamers, drums, or any party items to add to the fun. … [more]

$10

Hubbub, A Participatory Virtual Performance for 0-6 year olds

Lawrence Arts Center — Virtual Lawrence

Welcome to Hubbub, a virtual performance for very young children and their families that celebrates sounds, noises, delicious words, and silence! What does music taste like? If we could see noises, what would they look like floating in the air? How do our mouths make words? We will explore these questions (and more!) in a performance directly … [more]

Splash! A Drive-In, Socially Distanced Performance

Welcome to Splash!, an outdoor, drive-in style performance for very young children and their families that explores the wacky world of water, soap, and bubbles!   How does water like to dance?  What sounds do bubbles make? Do cars like to take baths? We will explore these questions (and more!) in a performance directly inspired … [more]