Educational programs that bring the classroom to the stage!
Please call the box office at 910.521.6361 to make group reservations. Tickets are sold on a first-come, first-served basis. Please provide the name of the school, contact person and number of students and chaperones. One chaperone ticket is complimentary with the purchase of ten student tickets. Any reservation not canceled one week prior to the performance will be billed to the school.
All shows are at 10 a.m.
On Stage for Youth series is sponsored by Robeson Pediatrics
Cherokee Warriors of AniKituhwa
November 19 and 20 at 10 a.m.
The Warriors of AniKituhwa are designated cultural ambassadors of the tribal council of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians. The Warriors bring to life Cherokee social dances, including the bear dance, beaver hunting dance, and the friendship dance. They have also revived dances from the 1700’s including the Cherokee War Dance and Eagle Tail Dance as described by Lt. Henry Timberlake in 1762. Their engaging programming has helped dispel stereotypes placed on Native Peoples. Join us to learn more about authentic Cherokee history and culture through the dynamic Warriors of AniKituhwa experience.
Presented by the Museum of the Southeast American Indian and GPAC.
60 min length
Tickets: $3 for all ages.
Blood Done Sign My Name
April 7 at 10 a.m.
Mike Wiley brings to life the recollections of author Tim Tyson surrounding the 1970 murder of Henry “Dickie” Marrow in Oxford, NC. Marrow, who was black, was chased from a local store by three white men after reportedly making a crude remark to one of the men’s wives. They brutally beat Marrow then killed him in view of multiple witnesses.
Despite the eyewitness reports, an all-white jury acquitted the men. The town’s black community responded to the events with an uprising that destroyed businesses and warehouses holding at least a million dollars in harvested crops. Tyson, who was 10 at the time, recounts how the conflagration of events shaped his life and offers all of us an opportunity to examine our own roles in the complex and often confusing racial fabric of America.
Suggested for Middle School Ages and up.
Cost: $7 for students and $10 adults.