Free Shows for Kids and Families
From award-winning folk singers and zany jugglers, to friendly furry animals and traditional Indian dancing, our popular Kids in the Rotunda series for families is sure to engage, educate and entertain your whole family. Enjoy a diverse lineup of local, regional and national performers selected exclusively for children ages nine and younger and their families.
Just Announced Summer Sessions
The 2017-18 Kids in the Rotunda season will be announced soon. Until then, join us for one of our special summer sessions in the community:
Kids in the Rotunda at La Fete de Marquette
SAT, JUL 15, 11 AM – 5 PM at Madison Central Park (202 S. Ingersoll Street)
Performances by David Landau, Magic Morgan & Liliana, Madison Circus Space, Drum Power and a family play area from Madison School & Community Recreation’s FIT2GO van.
On Your Mark, Get Set, READ! Concert and Picnic with Ken Lonnquist
TUE, AUG 1, 6 PM – 8 PM at Olbrich Botanical Gardens (3300 Atwood Avenue)
Featuring activities with Olbrich Gardens and Overture staff and a concert with Ken Lonnquist at 7 PM.
Join the Kids in the Rotunda Community!
There are lots of ways to stay connected with KIR and other families like yours who attend the shows. Join Overture Center’s new Kids in the Rotunda Facebook Group to get notifications, find parent meet ups, family performances, seating updates, special discounts and more. Also, subscribe to our weekly email newsletter for news and a free weekly at-home activity related to the performance.
Support Kids in the Rotunda
Help bring Kids in the Rotunda to the next generation. Find out why and how you can support the program below.
Funding provided by American Girl’s Fund for Children, Madison Gas & Electric Foundation, the Kuehn Family Foundation, the Green Bay Packers Foundation, Ian’s Pizza, and by contributions to Overture Center for the Arts. Help make arts experiences real for hundreds of thousands of people at overture.org/support.
Contact Director of Education and Community Engagement Alanna Medearis