Possibilities

Nels models and addresses principles of good character throughout this fun-filled, motivational performance. It can be tailored to focus on issues such as attitude, excellence, respect, responsibility

Walking the Line: Becoming Ambassadors for Change

Emphasize the qualities of tolerance, diversity, and personal responsibility. Using stories and a series of creative activities, the artist leads students to discover their own ability to affect change.

Be Smart, Don’ t Start!

This highly interactive program uses three multicultural folktales to emphasize healthy eating habits and saying “no” to bad ideas.

WILLIE WASSEL — in this Irish folktale, Willie Wassel meets three

Molly Marshmallow

An interactive, character education theater performance. Children explore the issues of popularity, friendship, cliques, and exclusion.

Bullying Show

The Hill Brothers have synthesized current research and hours of discussions with school counselors into this uplifting musical performance. Using song, humor and a clear anti-bullying message, the artists empower students with the chant, “There’ s No Place For Bullies In Our School!” Techniques for responding to bullies, as a victim and as a bystander, are emphasized.

Early Childhood Show

For the youngest audiences, this special thirty-minute program uses singing, clapping, entertaining skits and interactive stories to engage students, while also imparting lessons on how to be a respectful audience.

Character Education Show

A fun-filled, entertaining concert emphasizing the value of respect and responsibility. Using original songs, interactive dialogue, full-tilt humor and student activities, the artists demonstrate that good character is cool!

Poet’s Intensive

An enriching theater residency adaptable to class or curriculum needs. The Benched Players use elements of theater and improvisation to encourage critical thinking, empathy, situational analysis, emotional awareness and control, media literacy and more. In a series of participatory classroom workshops, students explore their feelings about the issues they face everyday.