• Apr. 27The Ugly Duckling

    The Ugly Duckling

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    • Fri., Apr. 27:
      • 9:30 a.m., W.M. Turner Auditorium
      • 12:30 p.m., W.M. Turner Auditorium

    Presented by the College of Fine Arts (The Children’s Performing Arts Series (CPAS))

    Inspired by Hans Christian Andersen’s story
    We all know the fable of the swan who grows up ‘ugly” in a family of ducks, later to find his appearance changing as he discovers his true identity. But, did you know, in the folk traditions of other cultures, different animals learn the lesson of the “ugly duckling.” Virginia Rep unites the classic ugly duckling with the Burmese mole that hates dirt and the Inuit bald eagle with a full head of hair. These three “misfit” heroes work together to earn their home on the King’s estate and find the self-confidence that only friendship and accomplishment can provide. Please join us for this all singing, all dancing, all delightful musical.
    Grades K - 5
    Curriculum Connection: Folk Tales, Language Arts, Literary Classic, History, Science, Music, Reading Self Esteem, Character Development

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