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ShadowTales

Discover the timeless magic of hand shadows. Using hands and simple cutouts this program illustrates familiar stories, tales and fables with shadow. Audiences will learn, firsthand how to cast shadows on a wall and create worlds where anything is possible.

For grades K-6:

Red's Recycle-O-Rama - A fun way to become more planet-friendly

Assisted by Rusty the recycling dog, Red uses audience participation, storytelling, magic, juggling, hand shadows, original songs, and Red’s Original One-Man Junk Band to offer fun-loving tips on how and why to recycle, reuse, and reduce. Through this ingenious, high energy performance, discover creative and concrete ways that your home and community can become more planet-friendly.

Zany performer, Rick Adam, becomes Red, the old-timer who has been the head honcho of the local recycling station for the past 20 years. With the help of his puppet dog, Rusty, he demonstrates the how and why of recycling. He presents the imaginative musical saga of Farmer Abel and his motorized picnic table, uses hand shadows to present a Native American story about respecting the environment, gets volunteers to play Red’s Recycle-O-Rama Game, and performs Red’s One Man Junk Band.

Through this active, fun, and participatory performance, Red gives reasons for recycling, advice on how to save energy, and suggestions on how to create less waste. Children will be inspired to become active participants in conservation, and come away with useful tips to reduce, reuse, and recycle.

One-Man Parade - A one-man vaudeville entertainment

Rick Adam presents a continuous collage of energizing entertainment, including hand shadows, musical saw, juggling, magic, hat tricks, laugh riot comedy skits, marvelous object manipulation, and the most intricate and entertaining one-man band you ever saw!

Songs and Silly Stuff

Songs and Silly Stuff with Professor Paddy-Whack is an exciting, one-man carnival of fun. Featuring Rick Adam and his One Man Junk Band, the program includes: sing-a-longs, musical saw, amazing juggling, baffling rope tricks, and hand shadows sure to inspire flash light fun!

Perfect family entertainment for camps, libraries, fairs, festivals or recreation programs, Songs and Silly Stuff is guaranteed old time summer silliness!

Healthy Choices

With a unique combination of original songs, hand shadows, mime, and circus arts and audience participation, Rick Adam’s spellbinding performance takes a caring look at growing up and believing in one’s self. This uplifting and thoroughly entertaining program boosts self-esteem, and empowers children to make positive choices for healthy living.

Grades K-3 focuses on developing healthy choices around food, exercise, emotions and having fun.

Grades 4-6 expand on how to make positive choices and create a balanced lifestyle.

Through this creative production, audiences learn how invention, intelligence, persistence, and ingenuity can solve any problem. This is theatre that is both musical and magical! Workshops are available to accompany the show, teaching students juggling or hand shadows, while further boosting their self esteem.

Other programs available upon request.

Ages:

College, Elementary School, High School, Kindergarten, Middle School, Nursery, Prekindergarten, Preschool

Locations:

Alabama AL, Alaska AK, Arizona AZ, Arkansas AR, California CA, Colorado CO, Connecticut CT, Delaware DE, Florida FL, Georgia GA, Hawaii HI, Idaho ID, Illinois IL, Indiana IN, Iowa IA, Kansas KS, Kentucky KY, Louisiana LA, Maine ME, Maryland MD, Massachusetts MA, Michigan MI, Minnesota MN, Mississippi MS, Missouri MO, Montana MT, Nebraska NE, Nevada NV, New Hampshire NH, New Jersey NJ, New Mexico NM, New York NY, North Carolina NC, North Dakota ND, Ohio OH, Oklahoma OK, Oregon OR, Pennsylvania PA, Rhode Island RI, South Carolina SC, South Dakota SD, Tennessee TN, Texas TX, Utah UT, Vermont VT, Virginia VA, Washington WA, West Virginia WV, Wisconsin WI, Wyoming WY

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