For more than thirty years, our Revelations arts education program has showcased world-renowned music, dance, and theatre performances for students in grades PreK-12. This acclaimed arts exposure program encourages young students to explore and develop their innate creative potential and make connections between live performances and classroom studies. Each Revelations field trip program includes free Student and Teacher Guides, which are linked to school curriculum and New York City and State Learning Standards.
All Revelations tickets are $9.00 in advance, and accompanying teachers, nurses, and paraprofessionals are FREE. Check our event schedule below and book your field trip via online form or by calling our Box Office at (718) 793-8080 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. Title 1 schools, please call or email us for information about free and discounted tickets. Programs and events are subject to change without notice.
We are thrilled to announce our 2022-2023 Revelations schooltime performance series. We cannot wait to welcome students and educators back to our venues for dynamic and diverse music, theater, and dance performances. Please join us in connecting students with powerful and joyful learning experiences through the arts.
COVID-19 POLICY: Queens College/CUNY requires that all visitors to campus, ages 5 and older, must be either (i) fully vaccinated with an FDA or WHO approved vaccine, or (ii) have had a negative COVID-19 molecular (PCR) test performed by an accredited lab no more than 7 days prior to the visit. All guests are recommended, but not required, to be masked. This policy is subject to change, but will be clearly communicated to event attendees in advance of their program. To attend one of KCA’s Schooltime performances, a representative from the school must complete and sign COVID-19 ATTESTATION FORM. Once we have received this form, your reservations will be considered confirmed.
Día De Muertos: Mexican Myth, Legend & Ancestry
MON, NOV 7, 2022, 10:30 AM (SOLD OUT)
Bring your students and celebrate Día de Muertos, Day of the Dead at the Kupferberg Center for the Arts! Performed by Mexico Beyond Mariachi, this bilingual, family friendly, interactive performance interweaves traditional Mexican music and dance with stories, myths, and legends. Recommended grades: K-5
Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company: Celebrating the Lunar New Year of the Water Rabbit
MON, FEB 6, 2023, 10:30 AM & TUE, FEB 7, 2023, 10:30 AM (SOLD OUT)
The world renowned Nai-Ni Chen Dance Is known for fusing American modern dance with the grace, splendor and discipline of Asian art. Come meet majestic dragons, acrobatic lions, elegant peacocks, twirling ribbons, bamboo instruments, and much more – all included in a thrilling program that’s designed to enthrall students and honor the festive. Recommended grades: 3-12
From Cubop to Hip-Hop! The History of Afro Latin Music in NYC
THU, FEB 16, 2023, 10:30 AM
Featuring multi-instrumentalist Steven Salcedo’s Latin-Soul Group, the show will explore the history of how Afro Latin music was born out of the New York City melting pot of the 1950s and 1960s, leading to the birth of funk and hip-hop through the lens of Latin music icons Tito Puente, Celia Cruz, and more. Recommended grades: 2-8
Made River Theater Works: Freedom Flight
THUR, MAR 9, 2023, 10:30 AM
Produced by Made River Theater Works, Freedom Flight is an original play with live music that tells the tale of the most important incident in the history of the Underground Railroad in Ohio. The show follows the story of Addison White, a slave who escaped from Kentucky and traveled the Railroad north to the small town of Mechanicsburg, OH. Recommended grades: 5-8
Doktor Kaboom! Look Out! Science is Coming!
WED, APR 19, 2023, 10:30 AM
Sporting chrome goggles, an orange lab coat, motorcycle boots, and wicked cool hair, Doktor Kaboom travels the world taking audiences on an educational tour of the modern scientific method, using humor and comedy, while demonstrating spectacular applications of the physical sciences. Recommended grades: 4-8
Literature to Life: The Latehomecomer
FRI, MAY 5, 2023, 10:30 AM
Born in a refugee camp in Thailand, Kao Kalia arrived in the U.S. at age six. The story follows her journey from a student struggling to speak English to a self-empowered young woman telling the untold story of her people. Recommended grades: 4-12
We are a NYC Department of Education approved Vendor. Please use vendor name QUEENS COLLEGE and vendor number COL022000 when placing a Purchase Order with the DOE.
Kupferberg’s Revelations programs are made possible by the Milton and Sally Avery Arts Foundation and the Kupferberg Foundation. Additional funding is provided, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the New York City Council.