Imagination: the action of forming new ideas, images, or concepts of external objects not present to the senses
For years our education system has been striping down the subjects that are the fundamentals of creativity and imagination. Music, Art and Creative Literature programs are being cut at a record pace and the results are a “gray” existence, leaving our students staring out of classroom windows, in wonder of what it is like on the "other side" and longing to be swept away in Pure Imagination.
Based on the cartoon by David Horsey, our 2017 production "The Other Side of Now" will attempt to bring the three fundamental building blocks of imagination, Music, Art and Literature, back from the other side of the window.
As we look at a present world that has been stripped of all color and beauty, we look through the window of imagination to one young child, a child who represents the passions, dreams and the color that we long for. A child that has the power to flood our world with the inspiration necessary to bring us back into a world of
Hide and Seek - Imogen Heap
Blue Shades - Frank Ticheli
Master of Puppets - Metallica
Land of Confusion - Genesis
Habanera from Carmen - Bizet
Both Sides Now - Joni Mitchell
Pure Imagination - Leslie Bricusse
THE 2017 SEASON