CFPA Education Matinee Series
Since its inception eight years ago, the Education Matinee Series has provided free arts performances on Western’s campus to nearly 25,000 students. Our matinee shows are geared for students in grades K-12 and feature WWU students enrolled in music, theatre, and dance disciplines, as well as professional artists.
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2013-2014 Education Matinee Season
Recommended for Grades 4-8
Jovon Miller is a tap dancer who has a style all his own which fuses elements from other dance forms - such as hip hop - into his dancing. He was one of two dance recipients to receive the Congressional Black Caucus Spouses Heineken USA Performing Arts Award for the 2009-2010 year and has performed for members of Congress, Tyler Perry, King 5 news, the Congressional Black Caucus Spouses, and many other notable people. Most importantly, he has been tap dancing (Hoofing) for only 6 years! WWU Dance alumni Jovon Miller will strive to do to the floor and your ears with his electrifying movements and sounds what Michelangelo did to the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel with his astonishing colors and lines.
Matinee Date: Friday, January 10, 2014
Trash Fashion Show
Recommended for Grades 7-12
Presented in collaboration with WWU Industrial Design Students, this unique fashion show will showcase used materials upcycled into innovative designs. Complete with a full runway and paparazzi, the show is designed to educate and inspire the audience about sustainability and new uses for discarded materials.
Matinee Date: Thursday, February 27, 2014
Recommended for Grades K-5
Featuring students from the WWU Dance Program, this matinee performance will highlight a variety of dance techniques while celebrating the power of movement.
Matinee Date: March 14, 2014
Appropriate for All Ages
Featuring students from the WWU Department of Music, this collaborative concert will showcase a variety ofwork including classic pops literature, video game music, movie soundtracks and more!
Matinee Date: Friday, May 30, 2014