Activated Story Theatre Live
Entertainment - Educational
The current production "World Tales"… Folktale Theatre, featuring two stories theatrically performed on stage by the Act!vated Actors. Peppered with American Sign Language, mime, physical comedy and a grown woman squeezing through a tennis racket.
The current production "World Tales" includes 2 of the following stories in each show:
*The Hat Seller and the Monkey from Mali in Western Africa, a hilarious little episode that is presented in pantomime to music.
*The Egyptian Cinderella, the oldest of many international and multicultural variations of the classic Cinderella motif and apparently based on a true story.
*Orpheus, the Greek legend about the musician whose skills were so fantastic that he could charm even wild beasts. But can he rescue his sweetheart Eurydice from death?
*The Fourth Question from China is a story about a lad who undertakes a journey to find out how he can get a bad luck curse lifted. Along the way he meets some colorful characters including a dragon.
Activated Story Theatre tours nationwide year round, entertaining kids and families at schools, libraries and theaters everywhere.