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Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall

Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall

Engagement in the Arts is essential to every student, teacher, and community member. With this belief is at its core, the Van Wezel is committed to assuring each student receives a well-rounded education, each teacher has tools and resources to reach every student, and every community member has

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Brer Tiger and the Big Wind


Exploration Description

A musical created and adapted by Nate Jacobs from a traditional African folktale and a book by William J. Faulkner

Brer Tiger is selfish, keeping everything to himself and refusing to share the bounty of the forest with his fellow animals. Brer Rabbit whips up a Big Wind to teach him a lesson, causing Brer Tiger to change his stripes and learn to enjoy the blessings of generosity. Westcoast Black


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Exploration Detail

Exploration type: Off-Campus Performance
Subject: Theater
Grade Levels 3-5, K-2

777 N Tamiami Trail

Sarasota FL 34236

Fees / Ticketing:


Ticket scholarships and bus reimbursements are available

Standards & Benchmarks

ELA.1.R.11, ELA.2.R.1.1, ELA.3.R.1.1, ELA.4.R.1.1, ELA.5.R.1.1, ELA.K.R.1.1, TH.1.S.1.1, TH.2.S.1.1, TH.3.S.1.1, TH.4.S.1.1, TH.5.S.1.1, TH.K.S.1.1


Is transportation needed for this exploration?: Yes
Is financial assistance offered?: Yes

Program info

Summer or Family Programs Offered?: yes