Watch / Listen / Play This Week

Bond Theatre Arts
Christmas Festival: Team Elsa
Sunday November 29th

The Bond Theatre Arts hosts this engaging Frozen themed children’s workshop. In this two and half hour workshop you will dance and sing to some of your favorite Frozen 2 songs, as well as take part in fun Christmas themed scavenger hunts. Play games, dance, sing, and make friends. Designed for all ages, click here for more. 

 

Holiday Village by Upmarket
Peter and the Wolf
Sunday November 29th, 4:00pm 

Presenting a musical storytelling event, John Lander and Sarah Chesler explore the magic and music of “Peter and the Wolf”, inviting children to dream and imagine as they are introduced to characters through music and words. Fit for all ages, enjoy this one time online event for free. Click here for more. 

 

Outschool
Level 1! Rock Out Beginners
Monday November 30th, 2:00pm 

Adam B. Staviss leads this engaging guitar class for beginners. Designed for ages 10 to 15 years old, kids will rock out to the classics. This class is set for 4 weeks long, once a week for 45 minutes. Click here for more information. 

 

Bubbles Academy $
Virtual Classes 

Sign your kids up for virtual classes! Anywhere from Family Music and Movement to Art and Adventure, just click the calendar and find a day that works for you. Classes vary in price depending on how many you’d like to take. Click here for more information. 

 

Outschool
Descendants and Zombies
Wednesday December 2nd, 11:00am 

Deanna Clover leads this fun engaging dance class for kids ages 6 to 10 years old. This course is offered for 8 weeks only, kids will learn dance techniques, do basic cardio, and dance to their favorite songs. Click here to learn more. 

 

Broadway Bound Kids $
Virtual Classes 

Broadway Bounds offers fun performing arts classes for children of all ages. See videos posted on demand, weekly virtual classes, and you can even sign up for a virtual private study. Click here for more. 

 

Outschool
Into the Unknown: Ballet Class
Wednesday December 2nd, 12:00pm  

Get your kids up and move with Elsa and Ana in this Frozen ballet class. Listen to all your favorite songs from Frozen and enjoy playing fun dance games with new friends. This class is designed for ages 3 to 7 years old and is set at $16 per learner. Click here for more information. 

 

Music: Watch / Listen / Play Anytime

JP Kids Art $
Virtual Workshops 

Visit this website to get your kids involved in various art classes. Anything from theatre classes on zoom to creating flipbooks, the kids will be engaged and have fun. Sessions include 9/14-10/2, 10/5-10/23, and 10/26-11/13. You can still sign up for the first session if you’d like to give it a try. Click here for more information. 

Carnegie Hall for Families

Musical exploration and learning begin at home with you! Carnegie Hall celebrates families and music making around the world through free digital resources. Visit their website to find activities and videos for children of all ages that encourage musical learning, discovery, and play. Explore by clicking here. 

Decoda: Sticky Notes 

Decoda Music has released a new series of online music lessons that allows the whole family to explore the building blocks of music from the comfort of your own home. Head over to the Decoda YouTube page to watch the first episode now. 

Kronos Quartet Makes Sounds With Stuff…and You Can To

Kronos Quartet went on a sonic scavenger hunt with composer and educator Danny Clay. Now it’s your turn!

https://kronosquartet.org/kronos-makes-sounds-with-stuff/

Bachtrack Top Ten: Music for Children 

Head over to the Bachtrack website to enjoy 10 different educational musical tales and compositions with the whole family. Watch Now.

#ConcertForKids

Lincoln Center is offering recorded performances of a variety of artists while families are stuck at home. Every few days, a new recorded performance becomes available on their website. Click here to see what is available this week.

Chrome Music Lab

Chrome Music Lab makes learning music easier and more accessible through hands-on experiments. Learn about rhythms, sounds waves, chords. So much fun, great for all ages. https://musiclab.chromeexperiments.com/Experiments 

 

Theater: Watch / Listen / Play Anytime

Acrobuffos

Acrobuffo’s Air Play was presented here in February & we loved it! Watch promo videos, interviews, full performances and fan videos on the Acrobuffos website. https://www.acrobuffos.com/video 

Drama Notebook 

This website offers all kinds of shows for different ages. Anything from Aladdin to Shakespeare plays, you will get it all for free. Kids can take part in monologue contests or visit the lesson library to get all kinds of classes to do at home. Click here for more. 

New Victory Arts Break

The New Victory Theater has created a family friendly activities list that is updated weekly. Each week they break down one aspect of performance with a variety of videos and lessons. Click here to view this week’s topic.

Trusty Sidekick Theater Company

The Trusty Sidekick Theater Company will be uploading recorded performances you can watch anywhere, anytime with the whole family. A new video is added to the list every Monday so tune in for new adventurous content every week. 

 

Follow on Social Media

#IsolationandOtherMyths

Head over to the Gravity and Other Myths Instagram page to see the crazy stunts GOM are doing while in isolation. https://www.instagram.com/gomcircus/  

@dancekar
#KidsArtisticRevue 

On this social media page you will find some amazing performances from dancers all around. If you have instagram and love dance this is the perfect page for you.  

More Suggestions

PBS’s Camp TV

Camp TV’s head counselor, played by Broadway actor Zachary Noah Piser, guides “campers” through hour long installments. With a theme like “Crazy Hats Day” or “Pets Day,” each offers movement, performance, whimsical math exercises (e.g., making a graph of your stuffed animals), a storybook reading, science projects and crafts. Expert contributors to day camp activities include the New York Public Library, the New Victory Theater, Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, Bedtime Math, Wildlife Conservation Society, the Memphis Zoo, and more. Originally shown from July 13 to Aug. 7, “Camp TV” is still airing weekdays on some PBS stations. (Check local listings.) And you can stream all 20 episodes free on the show’s website. 

Westchester Children’s Museum

WCM at Home is a page on the museum’s website with creative and fun projects for families to do at home! For more information at WMC at Home, click here. 

New York State: NYS Arts Go Online (Virtual Events for All Ages) 

https://arts.ny.gov/blog/nys-arts-go-online-virtual-events-all-ages

Boston Children’s Museum: 100 Ways to Play at Home 

https://bostonchildrensmuseum.wordpress.com/2020/03/10/100-ways-to-play-at-home/?fbclid=IwAR1Q447_JzNmPmOZCnDr-N0RE79hxBLi6RZ5knMGMvkwtJ1oW4HUe2i7w3s

PlayBill: 22 Theatre-Related online resources for Kids and Families to get you through Covid-19 

https://www.playbill.com/article/22-theatre-related-online-resources-for-kids-and-families-to-get-you-through-covid-19