Students discover the importance of math by learning personal finance. Featuring virtuosic circus skills, magic, and comedy, FUNance keeps students laughing as they learn about needs and wants, where money comes from (and goes), budgeting, saving money, and more. Brad Zupp’s years of experience as a financial planner and a world-renowned performer make this a must-have assembly […]
This dynamic STEAM program utilizes storytelling to present algebra concepts in a creative and imaginative way, offering students a different perspective to approaching algebra. Students apply the elements of black storytelling to create their version of a story told by master storyteller TAHIRA. The students’ retelling allows them to make unique choices to shape the […]
Box of Light brings their one-of-a-kind teaching artistry to this powerful presentation! It’s a hair-raising look at electrons, currents, conductors, and insulators. Every demonstration uses children from the audience and every concept demonstrated builds upon the one before. ZAP! is fun, fast, and absolutely shocking!
David Gonzalez presents Jazz Orpheus – the classic Greek tragedy of Orpheus and Eurydice set to scat-jazz and dynamic movement, and Three Whiskers of a Lion, a trans-national mash-up that conjures compassion from chaos. Performed to acclaim on Broadway, Jazz Orpheus is a passionate theatrical piece that offers up a poetic, and swinging, vision of […]
Something isn’t quite right at school. The kids have been noticing a lot of strange things going on, and the only explanation is that their teachers must have superpowers! Join us on an adventure about six inquisitive students and the cast of quirky teachers that make their school truly SUPER! Throughout the story, volunteers from […]
In Box of Light’s playful performance Burble, Fizz, Kaboom, Rand Whipple combines chemical reactions, solutions, molecules, and phase changes with a great sense of humor, and is presented with a lot of help from the audience. Students help make liquid lasagna, shatter a marshmallow, and learn what scientists want more than anything else in the […]
When glistening Sister Rain becomes jealous of shining Brother Sun and stops watering the Earth, wise Mother Nature must step in to save the day. In this musical tale, students interact with large, beautifully crafted rod puppets, as well as colorful sets and costumes, discovering that we must all work together to help our Earth […]
Clever spiders, signifying monkeys, and grinnin’ buzzards are just some of the intriguing characters in Folktale Fun. This interactive program is ideal for preschoolers and elementary school-aged children. Performing in her signature high-energy style, TAHIRA captivates young audiences while imparting universal values such as appreciating differences and being kind with your words. Family audiences around […]
Students explore traditional Chinese shadow puppet theatre and make a puppet of their own while learning about the history of shadow puppetry in ancient China. Additional time will allow students to create a friendship story that they can perform for the class.
This entertaining mix of world tales and personal stories addresses the universal experience of standing up for yourself in the face of adversity and bullying. Through fables, myths, and stories from his own life growing up in a rough neighborhood, award-winning storyteller and educator Dr. David Gonzalez offers insights and strategies for cultivating compassionate relationships […]