ART Station Presents “2012 Children’s Summer Performance Series”

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ART Station an Atlanta-area TheaterART Station is proud to present the “2012 Children’s Summer Performance Series each Thursday, June 16 – July 21 at ART Station in Stone Mountain Village.  Ticket prices are $8 for adults and $6 for children.  Groups of 10 or more enjoy a $5 per person group rate.  Show times are Thursdays at 11 a.m.  Shows are appropriate for ages 4-13.  To purchase tickets call the Box Office at 770-469-1105 or visit http://www.artstation.org/.  

2012 Children’s Theatre Series
All performance at 11 a.m. at the ART Station

June 21
“Rockin’ Around the Clock” ART Station Youth Performance Company 
Come experience the Youth Performance Company as they perform Rock n’ Roll from its origins through the first fifty years. Audiences will rock with Elvis, Chubby Checker, The Platters, Lionel Ritchie, Gladys Knight and the Pips, and many other artists from the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.  ART Station Rocks! And you will too!

June 28 
“Folktales with Akbar Imhotep”
Audience favorite Akbar creates fun-filled storytelling presentations for story lovers, listeners and readers which include innovative hand and rod puppets that are used to assist this wonderful storyteller perform his stories.  Akbar is more than a storyteller.  He’s a festival of storytelling.

July 12
“What Do You Say?”  ART Station Improv Company – Improvisational actors collect suggestions from the audience on who, what, when or where about a scene and then instantly perform sketches, skits and stories to the amusement of everyone. 

July 19
“Southern Fried Fables and Other Stories” with David Hirt
Hear some Southern twists on Aesop’s famous fables by Master Storyteller David Hirt. 

David Hirt has astonishing ability as a storyteller with a great natural voice that is very versatile allowing him to use his incredibly skills to entertain, offer a laugh, inform and even enlighten.

July 26
“Twentieth Century Songbook” Wendy Bennett takes a trip through musical history.  With the help of costumes, students enjoy a hit parade of tunes from the early 1900’s right up to the present. Audiences learn how historical events, customs, and attitudes are reflected through popular music.

ART Station is located at 5384 Manor Drive in Historic Stone Mountain Village.  Founded in 1986, ART Station is a non-profit contemporary arts center that provides cultural and educational opportunities to the entire community, focusing its programming on quality works of southern, particularly Georgia, arts and artists.  ART Station is a 501(c) 3 non-profit corporation.