Schooltime Performances

Upcoming Schooltime Performances


Guy Davis: Routes of the Blues

Guy Davis with his guitar

Wednesday, May 5, 10:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
Tickets: $8
Link will be sent 2 hours prior to the show

Purchase

To purchase tickets via cash or check please contact: boxoffice@njcu.edu 

Join us for a truly inspiring and joyous program of music with Guy Davis, in his show Routes of the Blues. Acclaimed artist, Guy Davis, has spent his musical life carrying his message of the blues around the world, from the Equator to the Arctic Circle, earning him the title “An Ambassador of the Blues”. His work as an actor (film, TV and Broadway), author and music teacher earmark him as a renaissance man of the blues. This show introduces the history of the Blues and demonstrates its different styles, rhythms and story themes.
 
Grades: 5 - 9

Agua Es Vida/Water is Life: Dancing through Mexico

Written by David Gonzalez with Cecilia Ortega-Cano, Dance & Music by Mexico Beyond Mariachi

Mexico Beyond Mariachi

Thursday, May 6, 10:00 am
Virtual Event

Tickets: $8
Link will be sent 2 hours prior to the show

Purchase

To purchase tickets via cash or check please contact: boxoffice@njcu.edu 

30 minute filmed show
15 min live Q&A with the artist

Combining music, dance, and storytelling, Mexico Beyond Mariachi immerses the audience in the magical realism that is ever-present in Mexican culture, igniting their imagination and leaving them with an enhanced awareness of our global community.

In TREKKING MEXICO, students take a deep dive into folk traditions, both ancient and contemporary. This colorful educational show takes you on a Mexican expedition of historic and geographic regions through folkloric music and dance. From feeling the rumbling drums of Tenochtitlan to the sweet sounds of the stringed Jaranas of Veracruz, audiences are transported to the jungles of Tabasco and trek the mountains of Guerrero, this multimedia show will whisk you away on a joyful ride through this culturally rich republic.

Grades: K - 5


Barron Ryan: Destined for Greatness

Barron Ryan in sunglasses pointing at the camera while sitting in front of a piano.

Thursday, May 13th,1:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
Tickets: $8
Link will be sent 2 hours prior to the show

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Barron will share three lessons from his performance career through inspirational talk and musical selections that will outline a blueprint that audiences can use in order to create their own destined plan for greatness. He will dispel the notion that leaders were born for their success as well as equipping the audience with tools they can use in order to form their own tales of triumph.

(Grades 6-12)


In response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19), the Annual Leadership Symposium will be rescheduled to a date in the near future. We will post further information as we receive it. All tickets that have been purchased to date will be valid for the rescheduled date. 

NJCU Athletics Rising Knight Institute’s 2nd Annual Leadership Symposium presents Eric LeGrand: Leadership Through Adversity

Eric LeGrand posing with his team

Wednesday, April 22 3:00–4:00 p.m.
Margaret Williams Theatre

$8 General Admission

To purchase School Time tickets please contact: boxoffice@njcu.edu or 201-200-2429

Eric LeGrand, former defensive tackle for the Rutgers University Scarlet Knights football team, suffered a severe spinal cord injury and was left paralyzed by a crushing on-field tackle during a heated game with Army. Eric’s book Believe is a remarkable, true account of a courageous young athlete whose unshakable faith, spirit, positive outlook, and rousing motto, “BELIEVE!” would serve as inspiration to legions of fans—and as motivation in his own quest to walk again. Eric’s story received national attention, heavily covered by ESPN and Sports Illustrated. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers signed Eric to a symbolic contract as an undrafted free agent in May 2012. In 2017, LeGrand was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame as the third recipient of the Warrior Award. Students will hear how Eric overcame the odds and became a leader and a role model.

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