Aesop’s Bops

  • David Gonzalez - Aesop's Bops
  • David Gonzalez - Aesop's Bops
  • David Gonzalez - Aesop's Bops


A  zoo full of animals comes alive in this fast-paced performance that teaches children about sharing and friendship. Featuring such stories as "The Lion and the Mouse," and "Why Turtle Has a Checkered Shell," Aesop’s Bops has ample amounts of audience participation and offers positive lessons for social and psychological growth.

If you’re searching for a great day of character education programs for an elementary school, consider Mad Dog and Me (grades 3–8) for the older students and Aesop’s Bops (preK–2) for the younger students. Mad Dog and Me is an entertaining mix of world tales and personal stories that 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 and communities.

Program options:

Virtual (Live Streaming) • On-Demand (Prerecorded)

Please fill out this inquiry form or call 866-500-9265 for more information. (Virtual programs are not charged a travel fee.)

Price & Info


Assembly Price: $1115

Assembly Two-in-a-Row Price: $1485

Travel Fee: $75 per day (virtual and on-demand programs are not charged for travel)


Audience Limit: 300

Program Length: 45 min.

Appropriate For Grade(s): Pre-K, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd



Arts Appreciation Month

Character Education Month

National Arts & Humanities Month

Reading/Poetry Month

Curriculum Connections

Curriculum Connections

Character Education

Language Arts Literacy


Technical Requirements

Clean stage, sound system, help with setting up lighting (please let us know if this isn’t possible). Changing room, water.