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For Educators


The Rose Theater
2001 Farnam Street
Omaha, NE 68102
(402) 345-4849
info@rosetheater.org

Information for Schools

Field Trips at The Rose

Give your students a meaningful and entertaining shared theatrical experience with a field trip at The Rose. Seeing a show on the mainstage is a magical experience unlike any other.

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Touring Shows

Bring the magic of The Rose to your school by hosting a touring show AT YOUR SCHOOL. Your students will learn important lessons in a fun and entertaining environment guaranteed to make a lasting impression.

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Workshops

A workshop at The Rose is the perfect way to explore themes from a school field trip show or to learn about the profession of theater. Use theater to explore literature, give a new twist to creative writing assignments, bring history alive and more.

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Enjoy the Magic of The Rose

The Rose Theater is Omaha’s premier destination for professional children’s theater, serving more than 200,000 children and families each year. Bring the performing arts to your students through a variety of exciting and imaginative field trips, touring shows, workshops and other opportunities. Visit The Rose, or let us bring The Rose to you!  

Give your students a meaningful and entertaining shared theatrical experience with a field trip at The Rose. Seeing a show on the mainstage is a magical experience unlike any other. Enhance the experience with a pre- or post-show workshop.

Field Trip Information

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 Field Trip Funding

We understand that budgets are tight. The Rose offers a great solution to help pay for your school’s field trip expenses. Nebraska Arts Council offers financial assistance to help underwrite the cost of providing your students with experiences like those provided by The Rose Theater. For more information, please visit the Nebraska Arts Council’s website.

Touring Shows

Let us bring the magic of The Rose to your school by hosting a touring show. The Rose Theater’s touring shows take place at your school. Touring shows complement classroom curriculum and incorporate interactive theater-in-education principles. Your students will learn important lessons about healthy eating, Nebraska history, mathematics and more in a fun and entertaining environment guaranteed to make a lasting impression.

Current Shows

  • Nebraskaland! Famous Nebraskans — March through May
  • The Mysterious Case Files of Silver Cash, Money Detective — September through December

For more information on Rose Touring Shows, click here. For questions, contact Lindy Glenn at 402-502-4638 or at lindyg@rosetheater.org.

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Workshops

The Rose also offers a variety of student workshops at The Rose or at your school. A workshop at The Rose is the perfect way to explore themes from a school field trip show or to learn about the profession of theater. A professional teaching artist with a college degree in dramatic arts education will lead your class through a wide range of activities, all designed to enhance everyday classroom experience. Add a workshop to a school show field trip for just $4.00 per student. The Rose can also bring a workshop to your school. A professional teaching artist will visit your classroom for three to five days in a one-week time period to explore, through drama, a curriculum topic of your choice. Use theater to explore literature, give a new twist to creative writing assignments, bring history alive and more. For more information on Rose Workshops, click here. For questions, contact Lindy Glenn at (402) 502-4638 or at lindyg@rosetheater.org.

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Every Single Child

This innovative program is designed to allow every elementary and middle school student in Omaha the opportunity to take part in at least one meaningful theatrical experience each year, whether it be a school field trip show, touring show or workshop. Curriculum tie-ins and classroom relevance are strongly factored into the options provided for each grade level. The Rose currently works with 80 area schools, serving more than 36,000 children through the program.

For more information, to register or to find out if your school qualifies for subsidized program fees, please contact Jackie Kappes at jackiek@rosetheater.org.

Staff and Teacher Enrichment Opportunities

Revitalize your teaching techniques or add interest to your programming by learning to harness the power of theater. The Rose offers two training workshops designed specifically for teachers and staff members who work with children.

Teacher Workshops

Teacher Workshops

Learn how to incorporate theater into the classroom setting from The Rose’s Educational Director Jackie Kappes. Practical hands-on activities will be provided and explored, as well as techniques for how to use theater to teach curriculum, help students learn kinesthetically and engage students of various learning styles. Handouts will be provided.

Staff Workshops

Staff Workshops

This workshop, lead by a Rose Master Teacher, is most commonly used to help organizations train their camp and kids club staff. Emphasis is placed on learning simple theater games that encourage imagination and collaboration. Practical hands-on activities for our program will be provided and explored. Handouts will be provided.

Opportunities for Girl & Boy Scouts

The Rose Theater offers a variety of workshops taught by professional teaching artists that are designed to help Girl Scouts and Boy Scouts learn to express themselves through the dramatic arts. All shows and workshops are offered at The Rose Theater at 2001 Farnam Street. Special rates are available for groups larger the 25. Click here for specific information on Girl Scout workshops. To register for workshops and shows, or to inquire about prices for groups of 26 or more, please contact Jay Hayden at 402-345-4849.