Together, we can inspire a lifelong connection between learning and the arts. At your school and here at The Wells Theatre, CULTIVATE, the education and artistic research team at Virginia Stage Company, can help you design arts experiences that build bridges to your core curriculum.

Touring Productions
We bring the set, the professional cast and the fun to you! Book one of our touring productions, from $250 per performance with discounts for a second performance within the same day. All of our production meet SOL-requirements and study guides are available online. 

We can custom-design WORKSHOPS to meet your specific lesson needs and SOL requirements: Careers in Theatre Arts, Stage Combat, Improv, Shakespeare for Young Actors, Theatre Games to increase group cooperation, and Electoral College are just a few of our many ides. Plus, our Artists-in-Residency Program can put teaching artists into your school for a short or long term. 

Student Matinees
Bring your class to the theatre and experience first hand how live theatre can enrich lives through education. Our Season 34 student matinees include Fences, Comfort Team, and A Christmas Carol. SOL-based teacher activity guides are available online for each production. There are also actor talkbacks after select shows which offer expanded leaning opportunities.  

For more details about our workshops, touring productions and student matinees contact Heather Shannon, at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or (757) 627-6988 ext. 358. 

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