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Community Arts Center announces their 2022-23 Educational Series

9 area school districts are part of the Educational Series Coalition providing thousands of students the opportunity to experience live professional performances.

The Community Arts Center has announced several performances fortheir 2022-23 Educational Series. This series is an ongoing coalition with 9 area school districts; East Lycoming School District, Jersey Shore Area School District, Loyalsock Township School District, Montgomery Area School District, Montoursville Area School District, Muncy School District, South Williamsport Area School District, Sullivan County School District, and Williamsport Area School District.

Each year, regional schools partner with the Community Arts Center to provide thousands of students the opportunity to experience live professional performances. These hand-picked programs align with the curriculum being taught in the classroom and provide students with opportunities they may not have access to otherwise. By collaborating with schools in our region, the Community Arts Center provides these children with fun scholastic outings that expand learning beyond the classroom.

In addition to the morning public school performances, select shows will be open to the public with evening performances. Tickets for these shows are on sale now, with every ticket costing only $5. Executive Director Jim Dougherty says “The Community Arts Center has a longstanding tradition of offering quality educational entertainment each year to participating schools via our Educational Series, but we felt that the community-at-large could benefit from these performances as well. Generous support from a variety of sources has allowed us to offer these evening shows at a significantly reduced ticket price to a wider audience, and we’re excited to do so.” This year’s evening performances include the following:

FULL STEAM AHEAD WITH MISTER C: Vol. 1- Air is Everywhere
November 15 at 7:00 p.m.


Are you ready for some hair-raising science, toe-tapping music, and mind-blowing media? Join Mister C for an amazing day of learning in the lab as he explores all things air! As the creator and host of the regional Emmy nominated show Full STEAM Ahead, Mister C is no stranger to finding exciting and engaging ways to explore STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math) in our everyday lives. Mister C is a 20-year educator whose mission is to transform how everyone thinks about learning and gets everyone singing, dancing, and learning to the tune of science. Students and teachers will be amazed with this fun and educational series as Mister C uses humor, media, and the engineering design process to make the ordinary EXTRAordinary!
Mad River Theatre Works presents Freedom Flight
February 21 at 7:30 p.m.

The turbulent period of slavery and abolition in American history is the backdrop for Mad River’s one -act play with music, Freedom Flight. Centered around the telling of family history and the role of generational sharing in understanding, growth and self-worth, the play wrestles with the ongoing legacy of slavery and identity. When Evelyn, a descendant of Addison White, confronts her own difficulties with racism, an array of characters tell and relive their family history, illustrating the tension, drama, and the promise of deliverance from bigotry. Freedom Flight explores the unwritten roadmap between past and present, and the relationship between the things that we leave behind and those that carry us forward.
AQUILA THEATRE in Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar
March 12 at 7:30 p.m.


In Aquila theatre’s striking new production, Shakespeare’s tense political thriller bursts into life with complex characters and powerful contemporary parallels. Artistic director Desiree Sanchez brings her signature visual style to the fall and rise of Rome’s ruling class and takes us on a journey into a world of conspiracy and betrayal.

Fresh from success on the battlefield, a triumphant Caesar returns to Rome a virtual dictator. Brutus, Cassius & a group of like-minded senators decide that his undemocratic power grab must be stopped.

The Educational Series is a wonderful opportunity for local students to experience live theatre and learn more about science, history, and literature. The evening performances will allow the community to participate in these fun and educational programs. For more information call the Community Arts Center Box office at 570.326.2424 or go online to

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