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Program Information

Program name: Folktale Superheroes Around the World
Program category: Multicultural- Other
Performing Arts- Storytelling
Performing Arts- Theater
Program length: one hour
Audience level: Family
Audience size: 300 suggested maximum
Program description: What do China, Africa and South America all have in common? Superheroes!!! Long before the Superheroes of today, people all over the world used their SUPER IMAGINATIONS to create folktales about creatures and people with extraordinary powers. Anansi the entertaining Spider God from Africa has web-spinning adventures just like Spiderman. He captures a leopard, hornets and the 'snake that swallows people' so that all the stories in the world can be set free. Ninja Turtles have nothing on Jabuti the flute-playing tortoise from the Amazon rainforest, he saves the other rainforest animals from a giant monster while teaching the audience how to dance and sing and Tian, the Lord of the Cranes from China, gives to the poor just like Robin Hood. Celebrate our common love of story with these exciting and engaging multi-cultural tales. Celebrate our common love of story with these exciting and engaging multi-cultural tales sure to delight elementary school children or a varied family audience.
Space/special requirements: No special requirements, but prefer not to be in a performance space with an extreme amount of echo such as a large gymnasium.
Travel restrictions:
Program fee: $351- $500
Is this fee negotiable? Yes
Mileage included? Yes
Notes about the fee: Block booking rates available. Some travel fees may apply.
Other notes:
Regions this program
can be performed in:
Rochester
Central
South Central
Capital District
North Country
Metro
Southeastern
Long Island
Program last updated: 08/05/2019
   
Performer Information (see all of this performer's programs)
Performer name: Diane Edgecomb
Phone: 617-522-4335
Mailing address: PO Box 300016
Boston, MA 02130
E-mail address: dedge@livingmyth.com
Website: http://www.livingmyth.com
   
Previous appearances at: Cornwall Public Library, Cornwall, NY , Lafayette Intermediate School, Waterloo, NY, Marlboro Free Library, Marlboro, NY, Utica Public Library, Utica, NY, Cortland Free Library, Cortland, NY
Contact information for New York State Public Libraries
Performer information last updated: 08/26/2019

 

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