Bushnell Performing Arts Center

Bring your groups to this theater for an immersive learning opportunity in the performing arts! Matinees for schools, including Children’s Theatre productions, explore history, culture, and literature, while engaging your learners with memorable acting and music. A Q&A after the show further explores themes in the performances, while touching on classroom topics, historical and contemporary, and how they relate to everyday life. Schedule a special tour for backstage access to the inner-workings of a professional theater.
Contact Info
Address: 166 Capitol Ave., Hartford, CT 06106. Hartford County. Tel: 860-987-6000. Email: groups@bushnell.org. Website: www.bushnell.org. Hrs: Vary. 
Trip Info
Grade Level: All grades. Activity Type: Day Trips, Guided Tours, Performances. Recomm. Length of Visit: 1-3 hours. Cost: Fee.
SUPPORTS CLASSROOM LEARNING IN: Language Arts/English, Performing Arts.

Lesson Plan To Enrich This Class Trip

Theater Lesson Plan

Throughout the ages, theater has been used to record history, depict religious stories, spread information and more. When visiting the theater, discuss what jobs people can have at the theater and the process of producing a stage play.... Continue