Arts in Education

In an effort to foster a lifelong appreciation of the arts, Bay Arts Alliance believes in beginning early through Arts in Education programming. Each year, the programming provides live, quality performances for over 7,000 area school children in grades 1, 3, and 5 at the Marina Civic Center in Downtown Panama City. Children come from all over Bay and the surrounding counties enjoy a variety of experiences including dance, theatre and art at no cost to the student, their parents or the school. Due to the generous support of our sponsors and members, Bay Arts Alliance is able to make a lasting impression on local children through invaluable arts and culture experiences.  Bay Arts Alliance will be presenting the following performances to our students:



Past Events

Junie B.’s Essential Survival Guide to School – 1st Grade Show

Wednesday Apr 20, 2016


Now that Junie B. Jones has been going to school for over one-and-a-half years, who better to write the book on everything you need to know? From bus rules to band-aids, carpools to cookies, Junie B. and her friends deliver the definitive word on surviving and thrivings in style. With a jillion tips, tricks and […]

The Lightning Thief

Tuesday Feb 16, 2016


Percy Jackson is about to be kicked out of boarding school… again. And that’s the leas tof his troubles. Lately, mythological monsters and the gods of Mount Olympus seem to be walking straight out of the pages of Percy’s Greek mythology textbook and into his life. And worse, he’s angered few of them. Zeus’s master lightning bolt […]

Miracle of the White Leaves – 3rd Grade Show

Thursday Apr 30, 2015

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This fifty-minute musical, based on Miracle of the White Leaves by Steve and Gina Dunnivant, was commissioned by the Bay Arts Alliance, and has been in development at Gulf Coast State College since June 2014. Over fifty students and community members have collaborated to adapt the novel, write music, design scenic elements, and document the […]

Curious George – 1st Grade Show

Wednesday Apr 22, 2015


CURIOUS GEORGE: THE GOLDEN MEATBALL Join the inquisitive, lovable little monkey Curious George, star of books, movies and the award winning PBS television show in this delightful new musical. All–You-Can-Eat Meatball Day came just once a year. George had been waiting all month for that day, a day almost bigger than his birthday! On Meatball […]