Yellow school buses no longer line up outside the McCallum Theatre to offload hundreds of students eager to experience high-quality dance, music and theater. But in true theater tradition, the show must go on.
Vice President of Education at McCallum Theatre, Kajsa Thuresson-Frary, said: “Facing the restrictions of the pandemic has motivated us to creatively continue our mission of making the arts available and accessible to the youth in the area. We want to move students into creative problem-solving and self-expression through the Aesthetic Education Program.” She credits the long-term relationships with 25 school program partners for the ability to deliver the virtual instruction that will reach 91 classrooms before the holidays and many more thereafter.
Alongside the 33 classroom teachers,