Flint Youth Theatre works with educators to build a bridge between the formal classroom experience and live theatre, in order to capitalize on the unique skill-building potential of the arts. Learning Through Theatre brings the excitement of live theatre to the core curriculum, providing teachers and students the opportunity to explore acting techniques as a way to deepen enrich the learning process.
Learning Through Theatre is sponsored by David E. & Joanne M. Wood
FREE tickets and busing may be available to your group.
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After the disappearance of her scientist father, three peculiar beings send Meg, her brother, and her friend on a journey through time and space in order to find him. FYT presents a thrilling new adaptation of this mind-expanding science fiction story that’s still a favorite with the young and young at heart.
Adapted for the stage by Tracey Young
From the book by Madeline L'Engle
Recommended for ages 8 and up
Based on the classic book by C.S. Lewis, The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe is a heroic tale of love, faith, courage, and giving; the life and death struggle for control of Narnia and the grandeur of the triumph of good over evil which has enthralled audiences of all ages.
Based upon the story by C.S. Lewis
Dramatized by Joseph Robinette
Recommended for ages 8 and up
Akeelah has a crazy passion for words: the more abstruse and labyrinthine, the better. But this gift is almost overwhelmed by the challenge of her daily life in a tough, Chicago neighborhood. Akeelah’s aptitude earns her a spot in the National Spelling Bee, which inspires the people in her neighborhood with her courage and tenacity.
Based on the screenplay by Doug Atchison
Adapted for the stage by Cheryl L. West
Recommended for ages 8 and up

Based on the best selling book by Albert Cullum, this avant-garde musical explores the inner thoughts and feelings of elementary school students as they navigate their way through the trials and tribulations of an ordinary day at school.

World Premiere Musical
Book and Lyrics by Michael Lluberes
Music by Jared M. Dembowski
Based on the book by Albert Cullum
Recommended for ages 8 and up


Dip into our honey pot of stories featuring children’s all time favorite bear, Winnie the Pooh. Theater goers will love joining Pooh as he hums his way through the Hundred Acre Wood. Whether he’s pretending to be a cloud to trick bees out of their honey, hunting Heffalumps with Piglet, or stuck in the doorway of Rabbit’s house, Winnie the Pooh is just about the best friend a child could have.

Wild Swan Theater production
Recommended for ages 8 and up


When Peter Rabbit ventures into Farmer McGregor’s garden, despite his mother’s warning, his adventures begin. From the moment Peter loses his little blue coat to Farmer McGregor’s scarecrow until he arrives safe and sound at home, this classic tale is brought charmingly to life.

Wild Swan Theater production
Recommended for ages 8 and up


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