At the Kravis Center, we firmly believe that by sowing the seeds of creativity in one child’s imagination, we are providing a solid foundation for their future cultural appreciation. A number of quality programs, coordinated through our Education Department, help us plant those seeds.
For more information on any of our education and outreach programs, please call the Kravis Center Education and Community Outreach Department at561-651-4251.
ADMISSION WAIVER PROGRAM
Assures that no student will be denied admission to a S*T*A*R Series performance due to economic need. Sponsored byJim and Irene Karp The Rusty Staub Foundation
The Kravis Center in partnership with Prime Time Palm Beach County (funded through the Children's Services Council) offer quality afterschool progtamming for school age students. The Kravis Center offers S*T*A*R Series afterschool performances, workshops. residences with local and national artists and various other opportunities throughout the year. Click here for enhancement offerings.
ALAN LEBOW AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN SHAKESPEAREAN PERFORMANCE
Created in honor of the late Alan Lebow, the Award for Excellence in Shakespearean Performance is presented by Kids’ Dreams to students of Title One High Schools. Top student performances will be selected at a reception hosted by the Kravis Center and will win cash awards. Winners will be chosen by a panel of judges. Click here for the student application.
Take a group of talented imaginative kids who share a common interest in the performing arts and pit then in an environment where they can nurture their creativity and the result is ArtsCamp! Visit kravis.org/artscamp for more information.
Sponsored by Rick and Rosemary Johnston
This program gives high school students who have a strong interest in the performing arts (along with an economic need) greater insight into their particular discipline by attending dinner discussions with special guest speakers and personally meeting distinguished artists who perform on the Kravis Center’s stages. Big Time Restaurant Group generously donates a full dining experience for the students, while the Myron and Natalie Stone Ticketing Fund provides students tickets to performances.
Sponsored by Rick and Rosemary Johnston
ArtsCrew members serve as their schools' liaisona to promote education programs at the Center while accruing community service hours and gaining valuable insight into the inner-workings of a professional performing arts center.
BEYOND THE STAGE Beyond the Stage is designed to enhance the entire experience of visiting the Kravis Center. Including pre and post-performance discussions and musical presentations, Beyond the Stage activities complement the main attraction at select performances and are free to ticket holders.
Sponsored by Nancy and Jay Parker
DE GORGE ACADEMY FOR PERFORMING ARTS
For the very first time, the Kravis Center will introduce a performing arts academy at the Center to provide year-round professional performing arts instruction and coaching, performance experience and audition preparation for students kindergarten through grade 12. The academy will target economically disadvantaged youth demonstrating a strong interest in the performaing arts.
Sponsored by Lawrence J. and Florence A. De George Charitable Trust
KRAVIS ON BROADWAY STUDENT WORKSHOPS Cast members from Professional Broadway tours will lead a variety of hands-on, participatory workshops for high school and college students.
Visiting artists participating in Master Classes may choose to lecture, provide demonstrations, field a question-and-answer session, lead a rehearsal or any combination of methods aimed at humanizing the artist and the art form.
PLEASANT CITY ARTS EDUCATION IMMERSION PROGRAM
Sponsored by JPMORGAN CHASE & CO.
The Pleasant City Arts Education Immersion Program provides comprehensive arts education for school-children, Kindergarten through grade 5, attending Pleasant City Community Elementary School, Northboro Elementary School, Northmore Elementary School or afterschool programs at the school site or community based afterschool sites.
SPOTLIGHT ON YOUNG MUSICIANS
In partnership with The School District of Palm Beach County, the Palm Beach County Music Educators' Association and the Youth Orchestra of Palm Beach County, Inc. Crossing the threshold from practice to performance is every performer's dream. The Kravis Center's annual Sporlight on Young Musicians turns that dream into reality for hundreds of talented local student musicians.
Sponsored by The Meshberg family in loving memory of Julia and Philip Meshberg
A lively evening of student-produced dance, music and theatre performances featuring the most talented young artists from our Palm Beach County high school and college community.
STUDENT AND EDUCATOR RUSH TICKET PROGRAM
By presenting their student IDs at the box office one hour prior to curtain time, students and educators receive 50% off any section ticket (excluding Premium Seating and Kravis On Broadway presentations) from orchestra to rear balcony, based on availability, for any Kravis Center self-initiated performance. Made possible in part bySuzanne G. Reis Arts Education Fund