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  • Wheaton Family Theatre Series| InterAct Story Theatre

    Scroll Down Wheaton Family Theatre Series Season 6 Season 5 Season 4 Season 3 Season 2 Season 1 < Community Page Season 6: January through May, 2021 The Wheaton Family Theatre Series is a free public performing arts series for kids and families.Season 5 of InterAct's Wheaton Family Theatre Series was cut short due to our public health emergency. Theatres and live performances are as of yet not open, and so we needed to get creative to bring the Series to life for Season 6. As sad as we are not to see everyone in person, we've embraced the challenge to be creative and have found a whole new way to celebrate theatre for kids and families in Wheaton. Thanks to the partnership support of Highland Elementary School and their PTA, Connecticut Avenue Estates Civics Association, Wheaton Hills Civic Association; support from a plethora of community members; and funding from Maryland State Arts Council, Arts and Humanities Council of Montgomery County, Nora Roberts Foundation, and individual and corporate donors, we are proud to present our lineup for our new, virtual Wheaton Family Theatre Series Season Six! ​ To keep up on the latest news about InterAct’s Wheaton Family Theatre Series and get reminders about our next program dates, . We also invite you to check out our past seasons by clicking on any of the season buttons! join our mailing list ​ To request a reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities, or to obtain additional information, please contact InterAct Story Theatre by email at or by phone at . Requests should be made by at least two weeks in advance of the event. info@interactstory.com (301) 879-9305 Saturday Mornings in April Saturday, April 3, 10, 17 and 24 at 11 a.m. A different fun and fab virtual program each week! Each program will stream on our Facebook page at and our . Youtube channel April 24 (This Saturday): A Magical Journey into the World of Juan Bobo with Marian Licha ​ Also, each performance will be available for streaming on our Facebook and YouTube pages for at least one week after the event! KidStory Theatre Festival @Home! May, all month long This year's KidStory Theatre Festival runs all month long! Throughout the month, InterAct artists share their interpretations of some of the fabulous stories written by kids for kids in our KidStory Theatre creative writing and drama program. A Family Literacy Fiesta! Saturday, January 9 and Sunday, January 10, 2021 Join us as we launch Season 6 and celebrate the new year with a virtual online family fiesta of storytime fun! InterAct Story Theatre’s director Ali Oliver-Krueger leads kids and adults in exploring a favorite folk tale together online, through movement, drama, and song. Everyone’s part of the story in this literacy fiesta! Suitable for ages 3 and up. A live interactive virtual program led by InterAct’s director Ali Oliver-Krueger I am Human! Dancing with Change Saturday, February 6 and Sunday, February 7 We all know how to dance with change - we do it with every single step we take. We adapt to the conditions of the ground, momentum, and direction with our every move. So let’s get up on our feet and dance! In this virtual dance workshop inspired by the book “I am Human—A Book of Empathy”, Kelly King, InterAct Story Theatre teaching artist and founder of The Movement Movement, brings us together during this time of change...through books and dance! We'll dance our way through this heartwarming book and create a dance just for us as we move through the world with empathy and dance with change. This event is sure to get you up and moving to chase away those winter chills! Suitable for ages 5 and up. A Dancing Through Books Workshop led by Kelly King The Magic Tree Saturday, March 6 and Sunday, March 7 A funny, uplifting story adapted from a Zambian folk tale, performed by actor and teaching artist Khaleshia Thorpe-Price. The animals of the grasslands are in terrible trouble—it hasn’t rained in ages, and everyone is hungry and thirsty! Their only hope is to find out how to get the fruit from a mysterious magic tree, but they must journey across the land to learn how...and they have to remember the secret on the long journey back! Suitable for ages 3 and up. performed by Khaleshia Thorpe Price Previously this season:

  • Work with Us | InterAct Story Theatre

    Work with Us Scroll Down Call for Performing Artists and Ensembles: Wheaton Family Theatre Series I a free performing arts series for kids and families produced by InterAct. The series has included theatre, storytelling, clowning, West African drumming and dance, global percussion, opera, capoeira, and more, and seeks to reflect the diverse community of Wheaton back to its audiences. Performances take place on weekends in the fall, and last no more than 45 minutes. All programs will take place virtually, and must be family-friendly. nterAct Story Theatre is looking for artists and ensembles interested in performing as part of the Wheaton Family Theatre Series, Interested performers and ensembles should submit program information including program description, photo and/or sample video (if available), and performance fee rates to with the subject header Wheaton Submission. info@interactstory.com ​ To learn more about InterAct Story Theatre and our core values of Humans treating Humans like Humans, . visit our About Us page ​ Thank you! Volunteer Opportunities or fill out our mailing list form in our page footer and be sure to check the volunteer box! We are always looking for volunteers to help during events and help with other projects at InterAct Story Theatre. If you are interested in volunteering, please contact at info@interactstory.com

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    InterAct Story Theatre Arts are for everyone, and everyone learns through the arts! interacting with our communities local performances, family workshops and community events interacting with students & learners arts education and arts integration programs for students and teachers interacting online interactive performances, school programs and community programs presented through virtual/online platforms Upcoming Events: FREE VIRTUAL performances and events for kids and families! Wheaton Family Theatre Series Season 6: Now through May, 2021 Saturday Mornings in April Saturday, April 3, 10, 17 and 24 at 11 a.m. A different fun and fab virtual program each week! All Wheaton Family Theatre Series events are FREE and open to the public! Each program will stream on our Facebook page at and our Youtube channel at 11 a.m. for a listing of our monthly performances Visit our Wheaton Family Theatre Series page April 17 (This Saturday): Songbuilding with Nancy Krebs ​ April 24: A Magical Journey into the World of Juan Bobo with Marian Licha ​ Also, each performance will be available for streaming on our Facebook and YouTube pages for at least one week after the event! • We’re so pleased with the new accessibility features that our new platform gives us, as well as the opportunity to house lots of virtual and online content for our partners and community members. We’re continuing to tinker away—adding more content, posting updates on our DEIA (Diversity-Equity-Inclusion-Access) action plan, adding info on new company members and events, and so on. In the meantime, take a look around and let us know what you think, and keep an eye on this "New Now Next" space for the latest news on all things InterAct! If you’ve got thoughts and ideas about what you’d like to see from InterAct, we’re all ears...just drop us a line at . Thanks! OUR NEW WEBSITE IS HERE! info@interactstory.com • Follow us on , , and to stay up to date on the latest info! Facebook Instagram Twitter New * Now * Next

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Since 1981, InterAct Story Theatre has brought a wide variety of educational, interactive performances, plays, and assembly programs to schools, libraries, and community venues, all throughout the area, delighting children, families, and educators alike. All of our programs are available for evening or weekend events and family audiences. InterAct Story Theatre performances can be adapted for a wide variety of venues, including libraries, museums, community centers, arts centers and festivals. Please contact us for more information!


InterAct Story Theatre’s programs are made possible through generous support by the Maryland State Arts Council (MSAC.org), the Arts and Humanities Council of Montgomery County, and the support of many wonderful partners, funders, advocates, and individuals. Thank you for your support! 

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