UD Announces 2019-2020 Live at Heritage Center SchoolBus Performance Series

Apr 12, 2019

DUBUQUE, Iowa –University of Dubuque is excited to announce the 2019-2020 Live at Heritage Center SchoolBus Performance Series. The season will once again include programs aligned to STEAM – science, technology, engineering, art, and mathematics.

The new season will kick off Monday, Oct. 23, and will run through Tuesday, March 3. It will feature 11 different presentations. Programs were selected to complement classroom curriculum with creative and imaginative learning, critical thinking opportunities, and live performance experiences. Performance-specific study guides are available to integrate performance topics into classroom activities.

Launched in 2014, SchoolBus is an annual daytime field trip program that provides learning opportunities for pre-kindergarten through 12th grade students.

Performances feature nationally touring professional and guest artist presentations for public, private, homeschool, and accredited preschool and day care groups with students ages 4 and older.

The performances will be held in John and Alice Butler Hall, Heritage Center, with bus access and parking. Most performances are about one hour and include a question-and-answer period.

Online reservation request forms are available at www.dbq.edu/heritagecenter/schoolbus. Admission is $6.00 to $8.00 per seat, depending on quantity purchased and an offering of one free admission for every 15 seats purchased. New for 2019-2020, seats are discounted by $1.00 if reservations are received by Friday, May 31.


Wednesday, Oct. 23 – 12:15 p.m.: Have You Filled Your Bucket? The Musical, by Virginia Rep on Tour

Monday, Oct. 28 – 9:45 a.m.: Dorothy in Oz, by TCT on Tour: The Children’s Theatre of Cincinnati

Monday, Nov. 11 – 9:45 a.m.: Judy Moody & Stink, performed by ArtsPower National Touring Theatre

Monday, Nov. 18 – 9:45 a.m.: The Little Mermaid, performed by Theater Terra from the Netherlands

Monday, Dec. 2 – 9:45 a.m.: 50 States in 60 Minutes, performed by Greatworks Theatre Company of Chicago

Monday, Dec. 9 – 9:45 a.m.: A Christmas Carol, performed by Virginia Rep on Tour

Tuesday, Jan. 21 – 9:45 a.m. and 12:15 p.m.: Sciencesplosion™ with Mike Nizer

Monday, Feb. 3 – 12:15 p.m.: Walk On: The Rosa Parks Story, performed by Mad River Theater Works (Ohio)

Monday, Feb. 10 – 9:45 a.m.: The Princess and the Pea, performed by Lexington Children’s Theatre

Monday, Feb. 24 – 9:45 a.m. and 12:15 p.m.: ArcAttack: Engineering 101

Tuesday, March 3 – 9:45 a.m.: The Snowy Day and Other Stories, performed by Childsplay Theatre Co. from Tempe, Arizona

For more information, contact Victoria Molle, director of audience services at Heritage Center, at 563.589.3432 or vmolle@dbq.edu.