Fun and Character-Building Stories
A fresh approach to the age-old tradition of storytelling
Classic and contemporary tales spring to life as storyteller George Halitzka puts your students in the spotlight for a high-energy, interactive assembly program! George combines audience participation, compelling narratives, and a unique, dramatic style into one exciting program. During the show, he’ll bring a wide range of stories vividly to life -- from fairy tales to true stories from his own experience. Plus, every performance has an SEL (social emotional learning) connection.
A 40-minute version of the program is available for ages 4-7.
Completely Different Versions
Number of Performances So Far
Students Impacted Since 2008
Two Completely Different Programs are Available
Version 1: The Three Little Pigs
Version 1 includes highly-interactive retellings of "The Three Little Pigs" and "Jack and the Beanstalk," plus large-group games like "Top Monkey," and George's personal story about bullying.
Version 2: The Grasshoppers and the Ants
Version 2 includes highly-interactive retellings of "The Grasshoppers and the Ants" and "The Frog Prince," plus large-group games like "Musical Frogs," and George's personal story about resilience.
"Stories Alive! . . . captivated students in grades K-5 . . . A mixture of live student participation, interactive whole-group games, and an inspirational monologue made for a truly memorable experience we will all be talking about for weeks to come."
- Shannon Townsley, Performing Arts Teacher, Jeffersontown Elementary School (Louisville, KY)
"Stories Alive! was a big hit with my second graders! . . . They had a blast, but also learned important life lessons throughout."
- Adrienne Matson, Classroom Teacher, Stopher Elementary School (Louisville, KY)