See an Act!vated Show - National Tour Schedule

You are invited to free family shows

You (yes YOU!) are invited to public performances for children and families.

Professional performers present utilizing a variety of performance art skills. The stories are not merely told, but flipped and activated by two professional performers with some help from the audience.

What can you expect? Non-stop action, a grown woman squeezing through a tennis racket, audience participation, music, American Sign Language, quick costume changes and witty comedy that will tickle the funny bone. Entertaining for the stroller set to grandparents and all ages in between. Presented before what is rumored to be the world's largest picture book.

Kids come 30 minutes early for a chance to be in the show!

Thanks to local libraries and other organizations some performances are free and open to the public. They are marked as such.

Tour Schedule current as of 8/9/14

"Fizz, Boom, Read" August

day date time venue city state Open to Public
Monday 8/4 2:00 Summer Camp Chicopee MA no
Friday 8/8 10:30 Manchester-By-The-Sea Library, 15 Union Manchester By The Sea MA YES
Wednesday 8/13 3:00 Medway Public Library, 26 High St. Medway MA YES

Upcoming Shows - Map View

The yellow drama masks indicate public shows.
Red marks tentative shows, pending funding

View Activated Story Theatre Upcoming Shows in a larger map

"It is always a fabulously fun event for the kids and I appreciate your enthusiasm and unfailing energy." ~Leslie Anstedt, Youth Services Director, Jacksonville, Illinois

 

September School Shows and more

day date time venue city state Open to Public
*tentative 9/18-19 TBA TBA Milford MA  
Thursday 9/25 3:00 Beth El Synagague New Rochelle NY YES
Monday 9/29   Delaware Libraries Performers Showcase and Expo Dover DE no

October After School Programs and more

day date time venue city state Open to Public
Monday 10/6 3:00 Bryam Shubert Library, 21 Mead Ave Greenwich CT YES
Wednesday 10/8 4:00 Ramsey Libray Ramsey NJ YES
Thursday - Friday 10/16-17   school Harrisonville NJ no

November School Programs

day date time venue city state Open to Public
*tentative 11/5-6   TBA Floyd VA  

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January Assembly Programs

day date time venue city state Open to Public
*tentative 1/5 &17   TBA Miami FL  
*tentative 1/26-27   TBA Leeds AL  
*tentative 1/28-29   TBA Tuscalosa AL  

February Programs

day date time venue city state Open to Public
  2/2 6:00 J. Austin White Cultural Center Eudora AR yes

March Programs

day date time venue city state Open to Public
Thursday 3/5 4:00 Belvedere-Tiburon Library Belvedere CA YES
*tentative 3/23-24   TBA San Jose CA  

May Shows

day date time venue city state Open to Public
Tuesday 5/12 10:00 school Albuquerque NM no

*All shows marked "tentative" will be confirmed by the first week of September 2014.

"I attended your show tonight with my 5 yr. old daughter and my 85 year old mother! We had a wonderful time and purchased a tape. Thank you for bringing your talent and business to our library. Our country needs more of this type of entertainment and I applaud you." ~Sincerely, Barbara Nelson