Educators Toolkit

Dear Educator:


Class Acts performances are provided as a public service of the Sampson CenterStage Performing Arts Series, the Sampson County Exposition Center, and the County of Sampson. Class Acts performances are totally funded and underwritten through the financial contributions of many businesses, corporations, civic organizations, and individuals from across Sampson County and are provided FREE to students in Clinton City Schools and Sampson County Schools.


The study guides provided and information below are designed to aid in preparing students for a educational and exciting performance. We encourage you to make use of these valuable resources designed to not only enhance each student’s theater-going experience; but to also complement their total educational experience.

North Carolina Youth Tap Ensemble

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

(Choreographer: Gene Medler)

Grade Level(s):               Time(s):  
5th Grade                           10:00 am
6th Grade                           1:00 pm

Curriculum Connections:  Music, Dance, Geography, History,

Listening & Communication Skills and Visual & Performing Arts


Rhythm…funk…innovation…excitement: that’s the North Carolina Youth Tap Ensemble (NCYTE). One of the best youth tap ensembles in the world, NCYTE features dancers, ages 8 to 18, who hail from throughout North Carolina. Don’t let the word “youth” fool you. These dancers tear up the floor with poise, passion and professionalism. NCYTE honors the traditions of this unique American art form while infusing it with youthful energy, contemporary music, and innovative dances from some of the world’s most talented choreographers.