¡Vive El Cuento! (Live the Story!)
Master Story Performer™, author and winner of the National Storytelling Network ORACLE Circle of Excellence award Leeny Del Seamonds invites students to “Live the Story” with international tales of kindness, inspiration and the bravery to overcome adversity and make a difference! Leeny writes and performs animated, uplifting stories demonstrating the passion, resiliency, and triumphs of the human spirit, inflected with her Cuban-American sense of humor. Students learn about the universal elements of storytelling along with the unique flavors of different cultures. Drawing from her diverse and extensive repertoire, Leeny can adapt her program to accommodate repeat hosts, grade appropriateness, and curricular/seasonal requests.
Audience Limit: 225
Curriculum Connection: Storytelling, Physical Dramatization of Story, Culture, English Language Arts, Character Education
Single Show: $650
Travel fee: $60 per day
Note: pricing may vary for weekend/out-of-school time
Processing Fee of $30 added to all contracts
1 reserved parking space - please indicate location of parking space to YA (and/or Leeny) prior to performance date
Small student desk or table
Working electrical outlet
Access to a staff restroom
Water for 1 person
An adult to assist Leeny in unloading and reloading her sound equipment
Someone who can assist her in connecting her wireless microphone to your sound system. It requires an XLR input.
Clear of extra materials and swept clean
If possible, elementary students should be seated on the floor.
Arrival time before first performance: 40 minutes
Strike time: 15 minutes
Time needed between performances: 10 minutes
Teacher participation is encouraged.
Please introduce the performer as a Young Audiences of Massachusetts artist.