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Meet the Catalysts: Dallas Children’s Theater

March 16, 2024 @ 3:30 pm – 5:45 pm
Dee & Charles Wyly Theatre
2400 Flora Street
TX 75201
Anne Kogan



Celebrate the Dallas premiere of Life Doesn’t Frighten Me: I Am Fearless Royalty with TACA Catalyst Grantee, Dallas Children’s Theater (DCT). Based on the inspiring poem by Dr. Maya Angelou and adapted by renowned hip-hop theater artist Paige Hernandez with music by Grammy-nominated Kris Funn, this show is a musical journey of facing our fears, embracing our individuality and turning to our community in times of need. Join us for a pre-show reception to hear from the show’s creator, Paige Hernandez, and DCT’s Artistic Director, Nancy Schaeffer about how this production came to life. Life Doesn’t Frighten Me: I Am Fearless Royalty is a recipient of the 2022 TACA New Works Fund.

This show is recommended for ages 5 and up.
World Premier Reception begins at 3:30 p.m. | Remarks at 4:00 p.m. | Performance begins at 4:30 pm.  

About Dallas Children’s Theater (DCT)
At Dallas Children’s Theater (DCT) we envision a world where young people, having been astonished, delighted and challenged by the transformational experience of theater, are inspired to creatively contribute to the vibrancy of their communities. DCT creates and produces innovative professional theater for a multi-generational audience through original works, world premieres, literary classics, folk and fairy tales and contemporary drama. Founded by Robyn Flatt in 1984 and named one of the top 5 theaters for young audiences by Time Magazine, the mission of Dallas Children’s Theater is to inspire young people to creative and productive lives through the art of theater.

About TACA Catalyst Grants
The Catalyst Grant program is TACA’s cornerstone granting program. Catalyst Grants are designed to be a catalyst in strengthening Dallas’ vibrant arts community by providing unrestricted funding to high-performing nonprofit arts organizations in Dallas County.

* To purchase discounted tickets courtesy of DCT and TACA, please visit tickets.dct.org/life and use the promo code TACA for seats in Section A. *