Kimberly Elementary students learn how to ‘Play It Safe’ around electricity

2017

By KRISTINA HERNANDEZ | khernandez@scng.com | Redlands Daily Facts The Agents of Safety had one goal Tuesday, Sept. 26, afternoon — teach Kimberly Elementary School students the importance of playing it safe around electricity. Two actors from the National Theatre for Children portrayed various characters during two 20-minute performances which put a spotlight on four subjects — how electricity is made; the uses of electricity; how to identify a dangerous...

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‘Agents of Safety’ Captivates Children’s Imaginations About Electrical Safety

Elementary students learn about safety around electricity and power lines through a play sponsored by Edison International.

2017

By Sally Jeun And Paul Netter The evil alien had no chance. Dylan Terrazas, 5, helped make sure of that. With about 350 of his classmates looking on, the kindergartner lived out his dream of catching villains when he volunteered to be agents Moldy and Skuller’s partner in stopping The Slug from using electricity dangerously at Foster Elementary School in Baldwin Park. This fall, young schoolchildren across Southern California are...

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Play educates students about electrical safety

2017

By CATHERINE SHEN, NEWS-PRESS CORRESPONDENT A crowd of Hope School elementary students were treated Friday morning to a live theater performance about electrical safety. Agents of Safety, sponsored by Edison International, was performed by two professional actors from the National Theatre for Children. The company is currently touring 40 elementary schools across Southern California Edison’s service area. The National Theatre for Children has delivered free programs to schools across the...

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IMB BANK COMMUNITY FOUNDATION HELPS 4500 LOCAL HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS GET MAD ABOUT MONEY!

High school students across the Illawarra, the Sutherland Shire and Sydney’s South West will learn skills crucial to upskill their financial literacy as they participate in a live-sketch comedy program, Mad About Money.

2017

The IMB Bank Community Foundation has once again partnered with The National Theatre for Children (NTC) and during the 2017 school year will have delivered the financial literacy program to 20 high schools and over 4,500 students, at no cost to the students. The program provides educational and entertaining messages to young people who are emerging as consumers. The latest Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) report on financial literacy,...

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Pirate adventure story with a serious message for kids

2017

Children have always loved adventure stories with pirates in them. Leppington Public School students will almost certainly enjoy the show when Captain Doorknob and his colourful crew in The Water Pirates of Neverland perform there tomorrow, March 21. But there’s a lot more to The Water Pirates of Neverland than pure entertainment value. The play has been designed by the National Theatre for Children (NTC) to be both entertaining and...

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John Butler Primary College students get water conservation lesson from Capt Doorknob

2017

Written by Lucy Jarvis North Coast Times CAPTAIN Doorknob and his crew in The Water Pirates of Neverland visited John Butler Primary College recently to teach students about water conservation and sustainability. The National Theatre for Children (NTC) partnered with Eglinton’s Amberton estate developer Stockland for the second year to present the play on March 23 at no cost to the school. “We have an important role to play in...

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FROM A TO ZANY: TROUPE BREAKS COMPLEX TOPICS DOWN INTO KID-FRIENDLY LESSONS

Troupe breaks complex topics down into kid-friendly lessons

2017

Ward Eames, president and founder of the National Theatre for Children, started the troupe in his apartment. It now has offices in Golden Valley. By Shannon Prather Star Tribune NOVEMBER 28, 2016 Troupe breaks complex topics down into kid-friendly lessons Captain Doorknob, a flamboyant pirate with a knob for a hand and a smug lilt in his voice, can perk up young ears in a way that a roomful of...

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