Big Science TheatreBig Science Theater

Whitaker Center’s in-house troupe of professional actors employs innovative, interpretive teaching techniques to educate visitors about science and technology. Big Science Theatre’s high-energy programs exemplify the intersection of science and the arts and invite students to actively learn through entertaining, educational presentations by professional performers using theatrical sets, props and lights.


Programs average 15 to 20 minutes in length and take place in the Science Center. Shows are free with paid admission to the Science Center, however, seating is limited.


Specialty gases for shows and demonstrations provided by Airgas, Inc.