Curriculum Guides

Curriculum Guides offer a variety of lesson plans linking performances to classroom curriculum.

You will also find helpful links to various NYS Learning Standards within each guide. Curriculum guides accompanying BookPlay performances incorporate activities linking literature and performance, to develop excitement about reading and art, and to give students the means to integrate literacy into their everyday life.

You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader to view the following curriculum guides. Click on the link for curriculum guides to the following performances.

2019-2020 Curriculum Guides

School Day Shows

The Wright Brothers 
Northeast Ballet’s Annual The Nutcracker
Nebraska Theatre Caravan’s A Christmas Carol 
Dr. Kaboom 
Mummenschanz “you & me” 
Petticoats of Steel 
Step Afrika
Sewam American Indian Dance

Broadway Shows

The SpongeBob Musical
Disney’s Frozen
The Band’s Visit
Fiddler on the Roof
SUMMER: The Donna Summer Musical
Hello, Dolly!
Dear Evan Hansen
The Play That Goes Wrong 

Student Matinees

Lobby Hero
Live from WVL Radio Theater: It’s a Wonderful Life 
The Irish…. and How They Got That Way 

On-The-Go Tour!

Petticoats of Steel

If you do not see a guide here for one of our shows and you would like one, please contact Aaron Marquise, Arts Education Manager, at (518) 382-3884 x128.

Teach your students on how to be a great audience member here!

These programs are made possible by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.