Join us for the 2024-2025 ArtsBridge Foundation Field Trip Season at Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre!

From classical arts to STEM-focus to beginning reader to hands-on interactive shows, you never know what is in store! Curated with help from our 25-member Education Advisory Committee, the ArtsBridge annual Field Trip program allows students to have first-hand educational experiences that directly tie to classroom curriculum and the Georgia Standards of Excellence (GSE).

Are you a Title I school? If so, feel free to apply for Financial Aid Subsidy here: Financial Aid Subsidy.

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The Carp Who Would Not Quit

Date: Monday, November 13, 2023 | SOLD OUT!
Time: 11:00 AM
Grades: Pre-K - 2

Could YOU climb up a waterfall??! See a heroic carp who tries just that in this energetic retelling of traditional fables from Japan and Okinawa. Through artful puppetry, masks, and three imaginative actors, you’ll also meet a grateful crane, a mouse who shares, and an industrious rabbit who teaches everyone to do the mochi dance! During this invigorating show from Hawaii, live music played on the koto and taiko drum will accompany young audience as they dance, clap, and sing along.

Curriculum Connections: Social Studies (History, Geography); Language Arts, Fine Arts (Music, Dance, Dramatic Arts/Theatre); World Languages; Social/Emotional Learning Development (Diversity, Community)

*Snack Packs will be provided immediately following performance upon exit.

The Jason Bishop Show

Date: Tuesday, November 14, 2023 | SOLD OUT!
Time: 11:00 AM
Grades: K-12

From his breathtaking Double Levitation to his cutting-edge Op-Art and Plasma illusions, Jason Bishop features stunning & original state of the art magic. One thing that distinguishes Bishop is his virtuosity. Each show features award winning sleight of hand, exclusive grand illusions and close-up magic projected onto a huge movie screen. With no other touring illusionist showcasing such a diverse array of talents, your students will be sure to enjoy this ridiculously engaging show accompanied by an outstanding rock & pop soundtrack.

Curriculum Connections: Science, Fine Arts (Dramatic Arts/Theatre)

*Snack Packs will be provided immediately following performance upon exit.

The Nutcracker presented by Atlanta Ballet

Date: Friday, December 15, 2023
Time: 11:00 AM
Grades: K-12 | Less than 400 seats available!

The magical world of The Nutcracker returns to Cobb Energy Centre this December. Atlanta Ballet's larger-than-life production is a winter wonderland where falling snowflakes, twirling flowers and spinning stars guide Marie and her Nutcracker Prince through a dream-like world of delights - amplified by traditional stage magic and state-of-the-art technology.

Curriculum Connections: Language Arts, Fine Arts (Dance, Dramatic Arts/Theatre, Music)

*Snack Packs will be provided immediately following performance upon exit.

GSO Jazz! Presents Jazz at Lincoln Center's "Jazz for Kids"

Date: Monday, January 29, 2024
Time: 11:00 AM
Grades: 4-8

This six-song set features arrangements by members of the world renowned Jazz at Lincoln Orchestra. Our purpose is to expose young students to the sophisticated idiom of jazz through familiar melodies. These arrangements incorporate a variety of instruments not always associated with jazz in settings from a full big band to more intimate small ensembles. We will discuss in broad terms the history of the jazz ensemble and happily demonstrate the variety of instruments used for this concert.

Curriculum Connections: Fine Arts (Orchestra, General Music); Social Studies (History)

*Snack Packs will be provided immediately following performance upon exit.

Mayhem Poets

Date: Tuesday, January 30, 2024
Time: 11:00 AM
Grades: 6-12

“Let’s go see a poetry show.” That is a sentence rarely proclaimed and usually responded to with cringes and excuses. The Mayhem Poets are on a mission to change that. Having been dubbed “an amazing ride” by the New York Times, these theatre-trained, comedically gifted, lyrical virtuosos seamlessly blend raw elements of hip hop, theatre, improv and stand-up comedy to tell gut-wrenching truths that leaven audiences forever changed.

Curriculum Connections: English Language Arts, Fine Arts - Dramatic Arts/Theatre

*Snack Packs will be provided immediately following performance upon exit.

ArtsKSU Revue (formerly Synergy)

Date: Tuesday, March 26. 2024
Time: 11:00 AM
Grades: 6-12

ArtsKSU Revue is a multidisciplinary program featuring dance, music, theater, and the visual arts in an engaging live performance. One of the only programs of its kind in the Atlanta area, this revue from the College of the Arts at Kennesaw State University will give students a comprehensive experience of four art disciplines in synergy. Packed with energy, virtuosity and dynamic repertory, ArtsKSU Revue is the most suitable for grades 6-12.

Curriculum Connections: Fine Arts (Music, Dance, Visual Arts, Dramatic Arts/Theatre, Media Arts)

*Snack Packs will be provided immediately following performance upon exit.

**For this Field Trip, Financial Aid Subsidy extends to busing only.

Behind-the-Scenes Tours

Behind-the-Scenes Tours

Explore the magic behind the scenes of the world-class, state-of-the-art Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre. Discover the lighting and sound booths, orchestra pit, fly system, loading dock, dressing rooms, Green Room, and more. Tours last approximately one hour, and school dates are contingent upon theatre and technical staff availability.

Maximum 30 students per tour | $5 per ticket

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