Vibrant and rich zydeco music fills the woods when Grammy-winning artist Terrance Simien and his band bring Creole culture to Wolf Trap this summer.
This songbird brings joy and delight to timeless folk music with her melodic and mesmerizing voice. Accompanied by her family band, You Are My Flower, Mitchell sweetens the air with happiness and light.
Meet Stella Stegosaurus, Tootsie Triceratops, and their life-size, prehistoric friends for an unforgettable journey into science, nature, and history with award-winning puppeteers.
Celebrate life through song during an interactive performance featuring exuberant world music versions of children’s classics such as “Muffin Man” and “Banana Boat Song.”
For a family-friendly alternative to Top 40 radio, look no further than this catchy pop ensemble whose latest release, Anna and the Cupcakes, was named among the Top Cool Kids Albums by People magazine.
Joyful Mexican melodies for families infused with playful bilingual lyrics that celebrate the joy of language and dance.
Never the same show twice, this comical introduction to the opera features a clever cast that creates operas on the spot using audience suggestions.
America’s ultimate teaching band combines the feel-good beats of guitar, bass, mandolin, drums, and bouzouki into a playful depiction of famous people, places, and events in United States history and folklore.
This multigenerational ensemble, whose name translates to ‘the sound of Africa,’ shares the artistry of African music and movement through elaborate choreography and audience participation.
Family music icons Recess Monkey deliver high-energy kindie-rock tunes that celebrate adventure and capture the fun of being young.
Through a series of beautifully designed vignettes, this DC-based ballet academy reveals the secrets, techniques, and history of an elegant art form.
Break it down with this innovative touring dance collective that infuses elements of tap, ballet, and beatboxing into their signature hip-hop choreography.
Hailed by The Boston Globe as a “Tom Waits for your tots,” this Parents’ Choice Award-winner charms with heartfelt ditties about being young.
Pushcart Players present an enchanting modern musical twist on Sergei Prokofiev’s classic fairytale Peter and the Wolf, about a mischievous boy who learns to be courageous in the face of danger.
Travel across the globe on a musical journey full of stories and songs led by Grammy-winning musician Oran Etkin.
Eddie From Ohio’s guitarist performs catchy pop/folk music that “is both fun and silly, but at its heart, is driven by quality and integrity” (CD Baby).
A creative science wiz proves science is a blast in this explosively hilarious interactive show that explores the scientific process through super-charged experiments.
Master puppeteers bring charming characters and African animals to life in an original musical production filled with humor, drama, and colorful sets.
A breathtaking display of rapid-fire footwork accompanied by the energetic rhythms of Celtic music.
This former front man of ultra-hip band The Del Fuegos makes the coolest children’s music around—rootsy rock jams for the whole family.
The Wolf Trap Institute for Early Learning Through the Arts provides innovative arts-based teaching strategies and services to early childhood teachers, caregivers, parents, and their children.Learn more about the Institute
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The Institute provides arts-in-education services for children ages 3 through 5 and their teachers and families through the disciplines of drama, music, and movement.
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