Community college sponsors Arts in Education and Family Theatre Series


DARKE COUNTY — Darke County Center for the Arts recognized Edison State Community College for its support of the DCCA Family Theatre Series and Arts In Education programs.

Through Arts In Education, and in conjunction with local schools, performing artists are annually taken to each grade of every public school in Darke County, ensuring that children in the community have the opportunity to learn and grow through the arts.

“DCCA thanks Edison State Community College for their strong support of the arts in Darke County, through their sponsorship children and families are given the opportunity to learn & grow through the arts,” said Andrea Jordan, DCCA executive director. “Edison State Community College’s support of children’s programming makes it possible for us to present professional Family Theatre Series programs at an affordable ticket price, and enables all Darke County public school students to experience a culturally enriching artistic program each year.”

DCCA’s 2015-16 Family Theater Series continues with ArtsPower presenting a colorful musical production of the storybook favorite “Madeline & the Bad Hat” on Nov. 15; and Lightwire Theater returns to Darke County with a cosmic adventure of its latest electroluminescent puppetry production “Moon Mouse – A Space Odyssey” on April 3.

Family Theatre Series shows take place at St. Clair Memorial Hall in Greenville. Tickets are $5 and are available at Readmore’s Hallmark in Greenville, the Greenville Public Library, Worch Memorial Public Library in Versailles, and by contacting DCCA at 937-547-0908 or online at Remaining tickets will be available at the door the day of the performance.

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For more information on DCCA’s Family Theatre Series, Arts In Education outreach or other programming contact the DCCA office at 937-547-0908 or visit our website

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