Updated 4/15/15

Act!vated Story Theatre is known nationwide for their fun educational family shows. Their entertaining folk tales and classical literature productions promote reading, theatre arts and imagination.

The shows are presented at schools, libraries and other venues nationwide. Check the online performance schedule for a list of upcoming shows.

Press Folder on Google Drive

Press Releases

Press releases for upcoming shows are available on Google Docs


Customized PSA's are available by request in most sound formats. Including: .wav and .mp3.

ActivatedStoryTheatre (at) Gmail (dot) com

voice mail/fax: (800) 429-6576


  • Quotable Quotes uttered by our audience, teachers, librarians, parents and kids

Reprint permission is granted for distribution to media. Press releases and photos may also be used on web sites, newsgroups and newsletters when informing the general public and special interest groups about upcoming performances.

Publicity Photos

Click on the thumbnails below for high resolution full-size photos to use in designing your publicity materials or for printed media.

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Photo credit: Reenie Raschke, Oakland, CA

Red Riding Hood

Red Riding Hood (Kimberly Goza) merrily skipping alongRed Riding Hood (Kimberly Goza) defends her basket of cookies from the hungry Wolf (Dennis Goza) Granny (Kimberly Goza) scolds the Wolf (Dennis Goza)

Davy Crockett

Davy Crockett (Dennis Goza) rides a bolt of lighteningSally-Ann-Thunder-Ann-Whirlwind-Crockett (Kimberly Goza) wrestles an alligator

Anansi Goes Fishing

Sally-Ann-Thunder-Ann-Whirlwind-Crockett (Kimberly Goza) wrestles an alligator

Photo credit (below): Alexis Turner, Reno, NV

Anansi the Spider (Kimberly Goza) Anansi the Spider (Kimberly Goza) learning how to fish gets caught in the net. Mr. Turtle (Dennis Goza) tricks Anansi (Kimberly Goza) into weaving a net.

The Dragon of Krakow

The Dragon (Dennis Goza) stocks KrakowThe Dragon of Krakow (Dennis Goza) sneaking up behind a frightened villager (Kimberly Goza)

The Coyote and the Eagle

The Coyote (Dennis Goza) has an unexpected rider. Eagle (Kimberly Goza) just landed there.Eagle (Kimberly Goza) and Coyote (Dennis Goza) are off to bring the sun back to the world.

Links to Past Press Coverage:

Available for Interview:

To schedule an interview in person or by phone with the Act!vated Actors (Dennis and/or Kimberly Goza) please call (800) 429-6576 or send email.

Upcoming Show Locations - Map View

Audio Stories Available:

Know FoolingOut of the Bag

Radio stations interested in multicultural folk tales for children ask about our digital stories Out of the Bag and Know Fooling available for download at CDBaby or contact us about usage of audio from one of our podcasts.

"The Activated Storytellers are unique in the tremendously inventive techniques they use in putting a story across to an audience." ~Timothy Tomasik, Youth Services Librarian, Rancho Cordova, CA