At 8:15 p.m. tonight in the Amphitheater, the Charlotte Ballet will take the stage to pay homage to the iconic dance. With 10 separate pas de deux of all shapes and sizes, however, they are doing far more than just paying homage.
Before the 3-year-old members of Children’s School marched out to perform traditional folk songs for their parents, they sat restlessly listening to a story read by their counselor.
While the grown-up population of Chautauqua will be delving into the issues of the American West, the Children’s School will be exploring their own version of America’s frontier, but with a little more rodeo.
With its theme of “Construction,” Week Four at the Children’s School promises to make builders out of kids and helpers out of their parents.
At 9 a.m. last Thursday at the Children’s School, the group of 5s, who were wearing their “incognito faces” and donning code names, were also visited by a very special guest.
Three days before its opening at the Amphitheater on Saturday night, Madam Butterfly premiered at the Children’s School, complete with sailor caps, neon-pink kimonos and Japanese folk music.
As Chautauqua enters a week on the “Ethics of Privacy,” the Children’s School will be hosting its own week of espionage fun.
The Fourth of July is the great American summer family holiday. It has patriotism, parades, sunshine, beaches and kids of all ages enjoying themselves and their families — and Chautauqua has its own familiar holiday traditions.
Kids are at the center of much of the Fourth of July activity on the grounds, so a team from the Daily set out recently to meet some of them and their families. We visited the Children’s Beach on a warm Sunday afternoon and the Children’s School on a fun-filled weekday morning. These are the stories we found.
The 2014 annual Fourth of July Children’s School Parade Friday brings cute smiles and patriotism to Chautauqua.
Last Friday, the Children’s School ended its opening days with the “Instrument of the Week,” a way of bringing the sounds of the orchestra to their color-coated classrooms. Violinist Rachel Gallegos and violist Katelyn Hoag, members of the MSFO, performed as the kids’ eyes widened with curiosity and heads shook off-rhythm.