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New Directions’ Phoenix Theatre Take Anti-Bullying Message Across KISD

New Directions’ Phoenix Theatre Take Anti-Bullying Message Across KISD

New Directions High School’s Phoenix Theatre students will present their performance of The Cycle later in October, but prior to that, the students will take the play’s anti-bullying message on tour throughout Keller ISD.

From October 1-9, Phoenix Theatre will visit eight different schools providing age-appropriate anti-bullying messages for younger students – either excerpts from The Cycle at intermediate schools, a student-produced skit titled Have You Filled a Bucket Today? at elementary schools, or sharing personal stories and conducting Q-and-A sessions with middle school students.

Phoenix Theatre will make the following upcoming appearances:

 

October 1, 2015
Parkview Elementary
Assemblies at 1 p.m. and 2 p.m.
Have You Filled a Bucket Today?

October 2, 2015
Trinity Meadows Intermediate
Assemblies at 8 a.m. and 9 a.m.
Excerpts from The Cycle

October 5, 2015
Timberview Middle
8th Grade Advisory Class at 10:45 a.m.
Personal stories from NDHS students with Q/A

October 6, 2015
South Keller Intermediate
6th Grade Theatre Classes at 10:15 a.m.
Excerpts from The Cycle with activities that complement performances

October 7, 2015
Bear Creek Intermediate
6th Grade Theatre Classes at 10:15 a.m.
Excerpts from The Cycle with activities that complement performances

October 8, 2015
Bluebonnet Elementary
4th Grade Assembly at 8:15 a.m.
Have You Filled a Bucket Today?

October 8, 2015
Caprock Elementary
1st Grade Theatre Class at 1:30 p.m.
Have You Filled a Bucket Today?

 

October 9, 2015
Trinity Springs Middle
Theatre Production Class at 2 p.m.
Personal stories from NDHS students with Q/A

By bringing the bully, the bystander, and the victim to the stage, The Cycle by Tiffany Kontoyiannis dramatizes the negative effects and harms of bullying.

Phoenix Theatre’s production of The Cycle will open Thursday, October 22, with additional performances on Friday, October 23, and Saturday, October 24. All performances begin at 7 p.m. at the New Directions Learning Center, 250 N. College in Keller. Please note, the full production contains mature subject matter that may be inappropriate for children under 13.

Tickets for The Cycle are $5 and can be reserved by contacting Emily Swart at emily.swart@kellerisd.net or 817-744-4489.