Creede Repertory Theatre’s Young Audience Outreach Tour brings excellent educational theatre to thousands of children in schools, libraries, community centers, and theatre’s across Colorado, New Mexico, Utah, Oklahoma, and Texas. Our shows are for kids in grades K-6, and we tour from September – November each year.
We are proud to announce our 2013 Outreach Tour
El Rio/The River
The Tears of La Llorona
A bilingual play by Anthony J. Garcia and Daniel Valdez
of Denver’s SU TEATRO
Creede Repertory Theatre is teaming up with Denver’s Su Teatro to bring you a series of bilingual (Spanish/English) plays that use Earth Science to explore and celebrate the rich mythologies, landscapes, and languages of the Southwest. The first play in this series, El Rio/The River, follows the journey of two sisters as they learn the importance of water in shaping the lives of immigrants, settlers, and native people.
For more information and pricing, see our TOUR BROCHURE
The 2012 Outreach Tour: The Geography of Adventure!
by Steven Cole Hughes with music by Jessica Jackson
Reached 18,984 children!
Teachers, you can still download "The 50 States" song from The Geography of Adventure:
Download CRT's 2012 YAOT Original Song "The 50 States" here! (windows version)
Here’s what teachers and students are saying about CRT's 2012 Young Audience Outreach Tour:
“All the students and staff were completely engaged and thoroughly entertained! The play is entertaining and very educational. Excellent use of time!” Karen Glassman, Principal, Estes Park Elementary, Estes Park, CO
“Thank you for the amazing play. I learned more about the 50 states in the play than in school. I was reading your book. Lilly does look like the actor playing Lilly. I hope you can come next year to the middle school. I’m not going to be in Elementary next year.” Love always, Yamilex
“My kids were enthralled by the excellent performance presentation. The actors were totally talented and engaging. Schools should know how professional and engaging, not to mention talented, the Creede Repertory Theatre experience is!” Jenny Burdick, Kindergarten Teacher, Ridgway Elementary, Ridgway, CO
“I loved the book you guys gave me. I thought the play was so funny. Thank you for coming to our school.” Sincerely, Campbell
“Amazing materials before the show, awesome connections during the show, and fantastic discussions after the show! Thank you! Our students need these kind of experiences to make life connections and make learning fun.” Emily Palmer, 1st grade teacher, Manzanola Elementary, Manzanola, CO
“I love how you sang your music. Then, I loved how Lilly Strong didn’t give up. Thanks for the book.” Sincerely, Armando
“Creede Repertory Theatre is an extremely beneficial use of time.” Cathie Farrar, 3rd & 4th grade teacher, Carbondale Community School, Carbondale, CO
“I learned a lot at the play: California’s capital is Sacramento, there’s Topeka, Kansas, and Tallahassee, Florida. Thank you for that learning stuck in my head.” Sincerely, your friend, Elizabeth
“All students were engaged! My daughter is kinder and came home talking about it. You guys are awesome! I loved last year’s and this year’s performance!” Blair Wright, 1st grade teacher, Buena Vista Elementary, Alamogordo, NM
“The students were spell bound by the performance – Excellent!” Barbara Oates, Kindergarten teacher, Parkview Elementary School, Socorro, NM
“The content was perfect. The program was appropriate for all ages. The acting and singing hooked the students from the beginning to the end! There was never a dull moment! Loved how the students had LOTS of laughter!” Miki Savoie, 6th Grade Teacher, Jal Elementary, Jal, NM