Three Great Organizations - One Great Corner of Omaha, NE
 

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Arts Block Party

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Cass Street Between 72nd & 69th Omaha, NE 

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Saturday, August 18, 2018

 
Arts Block Party

THREE GREAT ORGANIZATIONS - ONE GREAT CORNER OF OMAHA, NE

Please join us for the first annual ARTS BLOCK PARTY - presented by Omaha Community Playhouse, Omaha Conservatory of Music, and Omaha Academy of Ballet. There will be live music & performances, interactive demonstrations for the kids, food, and raffle prizes galore! 

 

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SCHEDULE OF KEYNOTE EVENTS

Omaha Conservatory of Music Simon Concert Hall:

10:30am - 11:15am: Omaha Conservatory of Music Frontier Strings Performance

11:30am - 11:45am: Omaha Academy of Ballet Performance

11:45am - 12:30pm: Cass Quartet Performance of Ferdinand the Bull

12:30pm - 1:00pm: Omaha Community Playhouse Performance

1:00pm - 1:15pm: String Sprouts Squad Performance

1:30pm - 1:45pm: Omaha Academy of Ballet Performance

 

Omaha Community Playhouse Stage:

10:30am - 10:45am: Omaha Academy of Ballet Performance

11:00am - 11:30am: Omaha Community Playhouse Performance

12:00pm - 12:15pm: Omaha Academy of Ballet Performance

12:30pm: String Sprouts Squad Performance

1:00pm - 1:45pm: Omaha Conservatory of Music Frontier Strings Performance

 

SCHEDULE OF OTHER CAMPUS EVENTS

Omaha Community Playhouse

Omaha Community Playhouse workshops will involve improv and will be taught by some of their current teaching artists. They will also allow time for parents and students to talk to the Henry Fonda Theatre Academy Director and instructors. And you can participate in a theatre design themed craft for students as well as tours of the building.

Building Tour: 10:30am, 11:00am, 11:30am, 12:00pm, 12:30pm, 1:00pm, 1:30pm

Arts and Crafts: 10:00am - 2:00pm | Education Commons

Meet the Teachers: 10:00am - 10:15am, 10:45am - 11:15am, 11:45am - 12:15pm, 12:45pm - 1:15pm, 1:45pm - 2:00pm | Education Commons

Studio Workshop: 10:15am - 10:45am, 11:15am - 11:45am, 12:15pm - 12:45pm, 1:15pm - 1:45pm | Dance Studio

 

Omaha Conservatory of Music

Omaha Conservatory of Music will offer introductory string and piano classes to try for free during the Arts Block Party. You can also participate in handmade instrument making and play-along, as well as an instrument petting zoo for kids of all ages to get up close and personal with a variety of instruments. 

Handmade Instrument Making & Petting Zoo: 10:00am - 2:00pm | Main Foyer

Food Trucks: 10:00am - 2:00pm | OCM parking lot

String Experience: 10:30am, 12:30pm, 1:30pm | Smith Recital Hall

Keyboard Explorers: 10:15am, 11:30am, 12:00pm, 1:15pm | Keyboard Lab

Music in the Morning: 10:30am, 11:30am, 12:30pm | Classroom 114

 

Omaha Academy of Ballet

Omaha Academy of Ballet performances will include a variety of works choreographed OAB faculty featuring OAB ballet, contemporary, and jazz dancers. An additional performance by Omaha Dance Project (ODP) dancers will offer a sneak peek at this year’s ODP ballet, Fairy Doll. At the OAB studios, students aged 3-11 can participate in free demonstrations class and families can tour the studios.

10-2pm: Open House – Register for classes, pick up your leotards, and take a tour of the studio, plus The Cooler Sno Ball truck!

10:30-11:15 – Demonstration classes for ages 3-12 (grouped by age)

11:30-12:15 - Demonstration classes for ages 3-12 (grouped by age)

12:30-1:30 – Placement class for students with previous training

1:00-1:15pm – Sneak peek of the 2019 Omaha Dance Project Ballet Fairy Doll (en pointe) (seating is limited)

Snow Cone Truck: 10:00am - 2:00pm | OAB Parking Lot