Orange County Regional History Center, The

Orange County Regional History Center, The

Located in the heart of downtown Orlando, the History Center offers four floors of dynamic permanent exhibits exploring 12,000 years of Central Florida history. The smart, surprising fun continues with limited-run and nationally-run traveling exhibitions scheduled throughout the year.

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In-School Performance: History on the Go (Grades K-8)

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Program description

Bring your social studies curriculum to life with plays and puppet shows that come to your classroom! No busing or transportation needed! Presentations focus on Florida history and encourage audience participation and interaction. Shows are performed by professional actors complete with costumes and props!

Puppet Shows
Habitat Hullabaloo
Learn about Florida’s habitat as Chompz the alligator and

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Program Detail

Program type: In-School Performance
Artistic Discipline: Multi-discipline, Storytelling, Theatre
Cultural Origin: Multicultural
Subject: History, Language Arts, Social Studies
Population served: Kindergarten, Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8
Bilingual: No
Available dates:

Monday-Friday

August 19, 2019 – May 22, 2020

Available times:

As requested.

Length of program: 30-45 minutes
Space / technical requirements:

Space: auditorium, cafeteria stage or like area

No technical support needed.

Location(s):

Live performances are done on school campus in the designated performance location.

Fees / Ticketing:

$250 – Cow & Horse Puppet Show, Habitat Hullabaloo Puppet Show

$350 – First Contact: La Florida, Cracker Family

Orange County Public Schools are eligible for grant funding through United Arts of Central Florida. For more information, please contact Shannon Elliston at 407-836-8545 or Shannon.Elliston@ocfl.net

Qualifications

Performs criminal background checks on staff with youth contact: Yes
Maintains general liability insurance: Yes
Provides study guides for teachers and or students: Yes
Provide Lesson Plans: Yes
Connects to State and or Common Core Curriculum Standards: Yes
Instructors receive annual professional development training: Yes
Provides scholarship and reduced fees: Yes
Conducts ongoing assessments of program quality: Yes
Standards are customized for every classroom visit: Yes

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