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Performances for Young Audiences
Each year Kahilu invites thousands of PreK-12 students into the Theatre to see world-class performances and takes performers from around the world into public schools across the Island to offer mini-performances, workshops, and master classes. Public, private, and home school teachers, administrators, or parents are welcome to register to bring youth to the shows listed below. The online Performances for Young Audiences Registration Form for the 18/19 Season is available below.

Kahilu's Performances for Young Audiences are designed for students PreK-12. It is our goal to accommodate as many students in this age range as possible. Show ticket prices are offered below their value to offer inspiring performing arts experiences to youth. The public has the opportunity to attend these shows at their public showing in the evening or on the weekend. The following guidelines are to ensure the best possible performance experience for youth.

  • $4 each for Youth (Pre-K-12th grade)
  • Schools allowed 1 free adult per 10 youth
  • $6 for first homeschool parent
  • $10 for additional adults accompanying youth
  • Special needs teachers are free when accompanying their student
Please bring payment by cash or check on the day of show. All youth must be accompanied by an adult.

Show Guidelines
Arrive 20 minutes before performance to allow time for registration & seating. Reservations will not be held past the start of the show; to ensure your seats, please arrive early.

Reservation Requests
Reservations using the form below are required for all Performances for Young Audiences and will be handled on a first come, first served basis. Registration is available in the Fall for shows September-January and Winter for shows February-May on a rolling basis, until shows are full.

Confirmations will be sent by email from youth@kahilutheatre.org. This will reflect your reservation confirmation or alert you to a sold out concert. Please contact Lisa Shattuck, at youth@kahilutheatre.org if you have any questions or are unsure about your reservation.

For groups of more than 10 a $25 service fee will be charged if you fail to show up without calling or emailing Lisa or the Box Office at (808) 885-6868 at least 48 hours prior to the scheduled performance.

Performances for Young Audiences scheduled for our 2018/2019

Zodiac Trio - Monday, October 1, 2018 - 10:30am
Enjoy this young trio of piano, violin, and clarinet as they inform, entertain, and educate our students.

Iggy Jang - Monday, Nov 5, 2018 - 10:30am
Concert Master for the Hawaii Symphony Orchestra, Mr. Jang and his tango dancers will demonstrate the instrumental aspect of tango including how the violin, bass, and piano differ in Tango.  A big spotlight will be on the bandoneon, which is not found anywhere else.

Honolulu Theatre for Youth presents "Shocka: The Story of Energy & Hawaii" - Tuesday & Wednesday, Nov 20 & 21, 2018 - 9:00am & 10:30am
Come see the 3rd part of this energetic and fun series on science & conservation, (following Grinds & H2o from the past two years).

Please contact Stu at schools@htyweb.org for reservations and more information, or call him at 808-839-9885 x 701

Giordano Dance Chicago - Tuesday, January 22 - 10:30am
Giordano Dance Chicago is America's original jazz dance company, captivating audiences worldwide with dynamic performances and the diversity and wide appeal of its repertoire.

Tomas Kubinek - Wednesday, February 6, 2019 - 10:30am
A funny, interactive and informal presentation with elements of improvisational comedy, a slide-show of travels around the world, and engaging Q & A with students. Kubinek shares his creative approach with young people through creative visualization, confidence building techniques ,and inspires them on their own journeys in life.

Hawaii Opera Theatre - "The Barber of Seville" - Monday, March 25, 2019, 9:00am & 10:30am
The story follows the adventures of the crafty barber, Figaro, as he outwits old Dr Bartolo and plays matchmaker to the Beautiful Rosina and the dashing Count Almaviva.

"Perspektives" from the Prince Dance Institute - Wednesday, May 1, 2019, 9:00am & 10:30am
Another exciting theatrical dance performance that examines how oneʻs point of view affects perception. This original PDI production is performed by students & teachers of all ages.


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