The classic story of Cinderella and her wicked stepmother and stepsisters. TMTP leads students through the wonderful world of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s music including; “In My Own Little Corner,” “Impossible,” “A Lovely Night” and “Stepsister Lament.” The fairy-tale is broken down over the two-day residency exploring all points-of-view in the story. Boys and girls alike are able to learn about making the best of difficult situations, overcoming fear and self-doubt, believing in the impossible, jealousy and bullying, the transformational power of love, imagination, encouragement, kindness and positive thinking. (Recommended for Kindergarten- 1st grade)
DVD incorporated in residency: Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella. Disney. 1997.
The story of the boy who didn’t want to grow up. TMTP explores the adventures of Peter Pan with classics such as: “Never Never Land,” “Tender Shepard,” “I’m Flying” and “I Won’t Grow Up.” It allows classes to explore themes of holding on to childhood, keeping your sense of play and adventure, finding balance between independence and guidance, discovering and owning self-worth/personal gifts and recognizing the power of imagination. (Recommended for 2nd-4th grade)
DVD incorporated in residency: Cathy Rigby is Peter Pan. A&E Home Video. 2000.
“We’re off to see the Wizard, the wonderful Wizard of Oz!” Dorothy and her beloved friends Scarecrow, Tin Man and Lion take students on a journey to understand their personal gifts and their place in the world, friendship, the power of dreams, overcoming difficulties, and the wonder of love and a sense of belonging while singing and dancing along to songs like “Follow The Yellow Brick Road,” “Over The Rainbow,” and “For Good” from Wicked. (Recommended for Kindergarten-4th grade)
DVD incorporated in residency: The Wizard of Oz. Warner Brothers Pictures. 1939.
Who’d ever imagine the jungle could be so much fun! Raised by wolves, captured by apes, hunted by a boy-eating tiger and adopted by a blundering bear named Baloo. Students are invited to sing and dance along with Mowgli and friends for an adventure that explores friendship, loyalty, holding on to childhood, nurturing your sense of play and adventure, finding balance between independence and guidance, discovering and owing self-worth, finding your place and identifying a personal understanding of “home.” Songs explored include; “The Bare Necessities,” “I Wanna Be Like You” and “My Own Home.” (Recommended for 1st-4th grade)
DVD incorporated in Residency: The Jungle Book. Disney. 1967.
You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown
The story of Charlie Brown and the Peanuts based on the classic comic strips. TMTP will lead students through the world of the Peanuts with songs including: “Happiness,” “My Blanket and Me,” and “My New Philosophy.” Students will be able to explore themes of individuality, friendship and team work, identifying personal strengths, challenges and core attributes, over-coming fear and self-doubt, examining inclusion, isolation, jealousy and bullying, discovering ways in which individuals build relationships and contribute to the whole, exploring the notion of personal “happiness.” (Recommended for Kindergarten – 5th grade)
DVD incorporated in residency: You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown. Warner Home Video. 2010