Arts in Education

The Arts in Education program offered by the Wake Forest Renaissance Centre for the Arts provides educators and students a support tool for meeting the NC Standard Course of Study requirements. The Town of Wake Forest and the Renaissance Centre are committed to student success and to offering engaging out-of-the classroom experiences for the community.


What to know when planning your performance field trip

  • The Wake Forest Renaissance for the Arts is located in beautiful downtown Wake Forest at 405 Brooks Street. The box office number is 919-435-9458.

  • Our facility is welcoming to students with special needs and there are no stairs or raised platforms in the audience areas.

  • All shows last about 50-60 minutes long.

  • All shows have correlation to the NC Standard Course of Study

  • Call 919-435-9566 or email Debra Horton today to reserve your seats, some shows sell out quickly.


Registration Information

  • Advance registration is REQUIRED.

  • Payment in full is appreciated with your registration. If this is not possible, contact Debra Horton at 919-435-9566 to make arrangements. Please write your school's name, performance date, and title on all checks submitted for payment. All checks should be made out to the Wake Forest Renaissance Centre. The Centre also accepts credit cards for payment.

  • Ticket prices listed are for students and adults; tax is included. Teachers are not charged admission.

  • A maximum of 1 teacher for every 10 students and a minimum of 1 teacher for 20 students is required. Home school students may have 1 adult per household in attendance.

  • Free parking is available in front of the Wake Forest Renaissance Centre for the Arts. Students may be dropped off in front of the Centre and buses moved to the parking lot.

Your journey through the arts begins here! For more information on Arts in Education programming, contact Debra Horton.


Storytime Online NEW!

Every child loves a good bedtime story. That’s why the Wake Forest Renaissance Centre is partnering with Page 158 Books to introduce a 12-week bedtime story reading series on the Renaissance Centre Facebook page for children 10 and under.

On Mondays at 7 p.m., from October 12-December 28, “Storytime Online” will feature the reading of 12 popular bedtime stories by actors from Forest Moon Theater and the Wake Forest mayor and board of commissioners. The day after each storybook reading is posted on the Renaissance Centre Facebook page, it will be made available below.