WHAT TO DO: We are the world
Wednesday, Jan. 18-Saturday, Jan. 21, Overture Center
Madison hosts this year’s International Performing Arts for Youth conference, bringing together artists and venue administrators from around the world. A number of showcase performances are free and open to the public, including L’Aubergine (Canada), Red Bridge Arts (United Kingdom) and Theatre Lovett (Ireland). For schedule and ticket reservations, see overture.org/events/ipay-2017.
press release: "Wild!" -- tutti frutti (United Kingdom)
Wild! caputures the life of 10-year-old Billy from his funny, quirky, distracted view of the world. In this beautifully-written show, we see the world through the lens of a boy who has ADHD. Billy develops a passion for bees and takes over the care of his absent father's beehive which helps him escape from his chaotic family and difficult time at school. With live music, this uplifting, funny, and moving production leaves us thinking about how we might better understand others and ourselves. Written by award-winning playwright Evan Placey, this brave new play celebrates all things ‘wild.’
International Performing Arts for Youth (IPAY) is the premiere membership organization in the world today servicing and supporting the professional community of performing arts for young audiences. Their membership is comprised of a growing worldwide network of artists, producers, presenters, agents, educators, and students that are dedicated and involved in producing, presenting, and promoting all forms of theater, music, dance, circus, puppetry, and more.
The IPAY Showcase is an annual conference with a focus on performing arts for young audiences to see performances and learn from networking and professional development.
Tickets for the showcases are FREE and available on a first-come, first-serve basis. They are also available for pick up at the Overture Center Ticket Office in advance or on the day-of-show.
Wed 1/18/17 4:00PM
IPAY: Anatomy of the Piano More Information Buy Tickets
Wed 1/18/17 7:45PM
IPAY: Wild! More Information Buy Tickets
Wed 1/18/17 9:00PM
IPAY: Darius & Twig More Information Buy Tickets
Thu 1/19/17 8:00PM
IPAY: L'Aubergine More Information Buy Tickets
Fri 1/20/17 8:00PM
IPAY: They Called Her Vivaldi More Information Buy Tickets
Sat 1/21/17 9:30AM
IPAY: Jazzy Ash/Leaping Lizard More Information Buy Tickets
Sat 1/21/17 12:30PM
IPAY: Sinbad the Sailor