Imagination Stage

Imagination Stage inspires creativity through theatre and arts education programs that nurture, challenge, and empower young people of all abilities. View more information on their Member Feature Page.



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Escape from Peligro Island
Presented by: Imagination Stage

Experience theatre like never before! Every audience member will use a paddle to cast their vote on choices throughout the show. From the moment the play begins, the fate of our young hero, Callaway Brown, is in your hands. Will he time travel to the Wild West and meet a talking horse? Develop superpowers and fight crime in the future? Or have a crush on a vampire? The choice is yours, and there are 70 different ways the story could go! As part of the Learning Through Theatre program, all educators receive an arts integration guide and free video resources, and an opportunity to attend a free professional development. As part of the experience at the theatre, a short hands-on workshop is provided in the theatre for students before the show begins.
Transportation is provided free of charge to DCPS and DC charter schools.
Date: 10/21/19, 10/22/19, 10/23/19, 10/24/19, 10/25/19, 10/28/19, 10/29/19, 10/30/19, 10/31/19, 11/1/19
Time: 10:30AM-12:00PM
Length of Event: 90 minutes
Location:  THEARC Town Hall Education Arts Recreation Campus, 1901 Mississippi Ave SE, Washington, DC 20020
Content Area: English/Literature, Arts
Learning Standards: ELA grade 4 standards and the My Story cornerstone, Fourth Grade DCPS Passport to Learning ELA Unit of Study, My Story
Grades: 3rd-5th (designed with DCPS 4th grade curriculum in mind)
Ticket capacity: 400 per day
Supplementary Materials: Teacher Guide

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The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show
Presented by: Imagination Stage

Beloved by children for generations, Eric Carle’s children’s books come off the page and onto the stage in an unforgettable theatrical experience. With more than seventy larger-than-life puppets and original music, this special event follows all your favorite characters from Brown Bear, Brown Bear, The Very Lonely Firefly, 10 Little Rubber Ducks, and –of course – The Very Hungry Caterpillar. From a lumbering brown bear, to a curious caterpillar, to a fleet of rubber ducks, to countless other critters, Carle’s beautiful illustrations come to life through theatre magic.
Date: 10/9/2019
Time: 10:45 AM
Length of Event: 1 hour
Location:  Imagination Stage, 4908 Auburn Ave, Bethesda, MD 20814
Content Area: English/Literature, Arts
Learning Standards:  TBD
Grades: PK3 - 3rd
Ticket capacity: 200 

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The DC Collaborative is a FY19 Service Organization grant recipient of the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities.

The DC Collaborative is proud to receive a grant for its Collective Impact work supported in part by an award from the National Endowment for the Arts.