Mello Center Performance Schedule
Three Great Shows for 2019-20
Bring your class or your whole school to our ArtSmart Mello Center Shows. These performances are designed for elementary students to experience world class artists in a theater setting.
Thanks to our funders and supporters, we’re able to offer the shows for $2 per seat.
Please fill out a registration form. You will receive an email when your reservation is confirmed.
December 10, Tuesday
10:00am Show Sold Out! We still have plenty of seats for the 12:15pm Show.
Meet a star of Cirque du Soleil and Pickle Family Circus, Jeff Razz, who has starred in Tandy Beal productions over the years. This uplifting performance brings young people into the wonderment of circus and physical comedy. Musical juggling, astounding feats of balance, and many interactive sections bring joy, wonder and inspiration! Jeff Razz, the father of two sons, started Clown Conservatory in SF, teaches all over the world and has written two books.
January 30, Thursday
SoVoSó is a multi-cultural a cappella ensemble that sings a unique rhythmic mix of jazz, gospel, world and R&B music. SoVoSó continues to pioneer new horizons in contemporary vocal performance, bringing traditional world rhythms into the 21st century. They have toured in the US and Europe. Two SoVoSó members have performed with Bobby McFerrin’s Voicestra since 1993 (which is where they met Tandy). SoVoSó has shared the stage with Gladys Knight, Michael McDonald, Bobby McFerrin and Maya Angelou.
Magic Carpet: A World Music Showcase
February 27, Thursday
10:00am-11:00am and 12:15pm-1:15pm
Experience a dazzling variety of world music, and you don't even need a visa! On the Magic Carpet, students and teachers witness identity, tradition, culture and geography, gaining a larger sense of our world and a greater appreciation for their own background, families and heritage – all while experiencing the beauty of our world through music. Costumes, instruments, and rhythms from around the world excite curiosity and engage students.