2400 East Truman Rd.
Kansas City, MO 64127
816-221-5351

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Backyard Buggin

Show Information

Written by: Heather Nisbett-Loewenstein

Music by: Jack Sharman

Run Time: 30 mins.

Target Age: All Ages

Maximum Audience: 500

Curriculum: Environmental Science, music, art, theatre.


Felicia Flash wildlife photographer, and her sidekick Karma, the elephant, are back from another globe trotting journey and are ready to relax in their OWN backyard. As usual, adventure is never far away from this wacky duo. A peaceful nap under the shade tree takes Felicia into an amazing ecosystem under her lawn chair. We are talking bugs. BIG BUGS... as she shrinks to bug size...or our stage grows to make the audience bug size.... Green Darner Dragon Flies, earth worms, tree frogs, slugs and more.


Discover the critters in your own backyard, what it takes to create a backyard sanctuary and why it is so important to help out.


Backyard Buggin' was created with educational assistance from The Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium in Tacoma, WA.


Optional Companion Workshop: Butterfly turn about puppets - stages of a caterpillar or Stain glass rod puppet butterflies. Additional fee required.


What We Need

Staging: 20’x20’x9’H (raised stage or the audience in bleachers for visibility)

Electrical: One 110 outlet


Other Requirements: A smaller set is available taking 16' by 16' in space. The backdrop is much simpler but is more versatile.


Pricing

Pricing dependent on number of performances, season and travel expenses.
Please call or contact us for more information and booking specials.


Grant funding is currently available to provide a free school assembly show for any public or private elementary school in Johnson County, KS. Call today to reserve your show. Funding is provided by Johnson County KS Stormwater Education.


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Curriculumn Standards

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