Alice in Wonderland
“The literary classic Alice in Wonderland is transformed into a live musical adaptation using actors, life-sized puppets and a digitally projected, “Live Virtual Set” TM (Steve Axtell/Axtell.com.) This production arms children with strategies and the understanding of how to empower themselves in their lives. DLUX Puppets is a new innovative professional theater company for families of all ages. Co- founded by a current cast member of Beach Blanket Babylon and a full-time elementary school teacher the company’s high artistic excellence and strong ties to SEL (Social Emotional Learning) and STEM (Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics) make their productions a huge hit with families and educators across the entire Bay Area. While the production is designed to teach children how to use the power of their words, thoughts and feelings in a positive way, above all else, DLUX Puppets’ Alice in Wonderland is a feast for the eyes and ears for everyone in the family!
Running time: approx. 50 minutes, with no intermission
This performance is recommended for young audiences (PreK-3), and those young at heart.
“PRE-K – 3 TEACHERS: MUST SEE show for your class. Derek Lux and his wife Lauren Lux, playing Alice, did an INCREDIBLE JOB! With amazing puppets, excellent acting, and a modern snazzy twist to the Alice in Wonderland story, these two put on a wonderful show! And it comes with an activity kit to reinforce team building and life skills. I can’t wait to bring my class next year!”
-Kim Wampler, Second Grade Teacher, Walnut Heights Elementary
“My students and parent chaperones all loved the show. It was creative and so much fun to watch – – even my more active kindergarteners were engaged from beginning to end. This is a must see!”
-Jane Erdiakoff, Kindergarten Teacher,Walnut Acres Elementary
“The advice Alice received from the characters in Wonderland is still a point of reference in our classroom for positive self-talk and how to compliment others in a sincere manner. Children in poverty and in the process of learning English were given a great gift by attending this field trip and having their world become bigger and more beautiful. Thank you!”
-Second Grade Teachers, Cambridge Elementary
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