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Dance, Music, Literary, Theatre

Cape Fear Regional Theatre

About the Artist

We believe in the power of storytelling and the visceral impact of live theatre. We strive for the highest standards of excellence in our artistic work, educational offerings, and outreach efforts. Both our STUDENT MATINEE SERIES and ARTISTS ON THE GO! programs are designed to increase access to live theatre for teachers and students. Check out what the ARTISTS ON THE GO! program has to offer below, and read about our STUDENT MATINEE SERIES at the back of this guide.

This year Cape Fear Regional Theatre is offering three specialized programs inspired by their main stage season. Interactive programs include pieces from the show, a breakdown of main themes and characters, analysis of core concepts, and application of ideas to what is being taught in the classroom. Each program caters to young minds while being aligned with NC State Standards. This year’s offerings touch on English, Theatre, Science, Music, and History.

Wait Until Dark (8th-12th)
Seussical (K-12th)
Sense & Sensibility (8th -12th)

Grade LevelsK-12
Maximums300 Students, 50 minutes, 2/day
Technical Requirements

Any available classroom or projector

Total Fee1 performance- $400 / 2 performances (same day and same school)- $600
School Portion1 performance- $200 / 2 performances (same day and same school)- $300

Go even deeper into the text and the theatrical experience by hosting theatre artists in your school for five days! A typical residency can include theatre games and activities incorporated into rigorous and insightful lessons. CFRT artists will work with the classroom teacher to cater to each class’ unique skills and needs.

For more information about residencies, contact CFRT's Director of Education at

Grade LevelsK-12
Total Fee5 day residency - $1,750
School Portion5 day residency - $584

This program is taught by CFRT teaching artists and enhances your students’ understanding through an interactive approach. Created to be paired with school assemblies, select classrooms gain access to the teaching artists on a smaller scale. Workshops include educational creative drama activities used to create further exploration of themes while incorporating state standards, empathy, literacy, and communication skills.

Grade LevelsK-12
Maximums30 Students, 45 minutes, 4/day
Technical Requirements

Any available classroom and projector

Total Fee$250 with performance only
School Portion$125 with performance only


  • Lydia S. Stewart, Arts Education Supervisor, Cumberland County Schools, 910-678-2413