St. Bonaventure University

Young People's Performances

The Quick Center presents a number of weekday performances and programs for young audiences.

Some programs are special musical performances by acclaimed soloists and ensembles coming to the Quick Center as part of its annual performing arts series conducted in conjunction with Friends of Good Music of Olean. They give daytime performances for schoolchildren, then evening concerts for general audiences.

Other programming includes theatrical performances scheduled especially for young audiences.

Young people's performances for 2021-2022


The Mrs. Claus Holiday Show

Presented by Kit's Interactive Theatre
10 a.m. & 12:30 p.m., Tuesday, Dec. 7
For Grades K-5

This program combines theatre, dance, music, and improvisation, with audience members cast right into the show! Come join the good cheer of the yuletide with Mrs. Claus and Herbie the Elf. Partake in the stories, sing holiday songs, and dance with the Sugarplum Fairies in this jolly celebration.

Promo photo for holiday show at St. Bonaventure university

Cuarteto Latinoamericano

Mexican Music & Painting
With guest speaker Benjamin Juarez
10 a.m. and noon, Friday, May 6
For Grades 5-12

This concert focuses on the paintings from the time of Frida Kahlo, Diego Rivera and other artists as well as music by prominent composers of the time. It features projections and commentary about the connections between painting, music, and history.

Photo of Cuarteto Latinoamericano
This performance is presented in conjunction with the Quick Center exhibition “Frida Kahlo’s Gardens” produced by NEH On The Road. Be sure and complete a “Gallery Request Form” to reserve your spot for a tour of the exhibition before or after your performance!