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Introduce your students to a live theater performance through the Center’s curriculum-enhancing performing arts series. Generously funded by the California Arts Council, this performance series spans a variety of curriculum subjects including history, science, literature, music, dance, and world culture. Each performance is accompanied by a study guide and genre-specific activities that connect to both Common Core English Language Arts Standards and California State Curriculum Standards. Contact the Box Office at (800) 988-4253 to reserve your seats today! All tickets are $5 each unless otherwise indicated.

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 The Ocean Adventure // “The Island of the Blue Dolphins Expedition”

Wednesday, April 24, 2019, 9:30am and 11:30am

Center Theater | Recommended Grades K-8

Curriculum Connection: Science


Tour the island underwater and meet the marine inhabitants by visiting the island from the book, The Island of the Blue Dolphins. Learn why the giant kelp forests around this island are an important natural resource. Play with seals and sea lions and get nose-to-nose with sharks!*

*No live animals are used in this show. Ocean’s Adventure school assemblies take students on virtual expedition by way of  hi-def image presentation and through the use of unique props and SCUBA equipment.


Advance reservation with payment is required. To reserve seats, call the Center’s Ticket Office at (800) 988-4253. The Ticket Office is open from 12:00pm to 6:00pm Tuesday through Saturday and from 12:00pm to 5:00pm on Sunday. Teachers should give the ticket representative their email address in order to receive the Educators’ Guide and any performance notifications. 

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