2017-18 School Touring Shows

Taproot Theatre’s Road Company tours dynamic educational plays to students throughout the Pacific Northwest, reaching tens of thousands of students each year with productions that address relevant social issues and provide youth with safe steps to approach them.

The Case of the Missing Friends

Kindergarten - 6th Grade

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Alexandra & The Dragon

Kindergarten - 6th Grade

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CyberZoo: It's Nothing Personal

6th - 12th Grade

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THE CASE OF THE MISSING FRIENDS
by Bethany Wallace & Nathan Kessler-Jeffrey

The fact is this: making friends can be a mystery. Jessie “Google” Blackstone is a detective, and the new girl at Hardy Elementary. She’s incredible smart with keen observation skills – but she can’t quite crack the code on making new friends. When a classmate starts calling her names like “know-it-all” and “freak,” Google thinks she’ll never fit in. but when a mysterious jewel heist puts her back on the detective trail, all of the clues start to add up. Follow Google as she uncovers allies that teach her the secret of the three R’s: Recognizing, Reporting and Refusing Bullying.

EDUCATION GOALS:
Recognizing, Reporting and Refusing Bullying
Empathizing with Others
Forming Friendships

TOURING PRICES*:
$600 | First Performance
$300 | Second Performance (Same play, same day, same location)
$400 | Second Performance (Different show, same day, same location)
$150  | Classroom visits & workshops (per hour)

Savings on multiple school bookings
*A travel fee is added for all destinations.

To book this show call 206.529.3669 or email touring@taproottheatre.org.

ALEXANDRA AND THE DRAGON
by Bethany Wallace

Take the best seat on the bus. Rule the school. Get revenge every time you’re bullied. Isn’t there a better way? Being a 5th grader comes with big responsibilities. When Alexandra stands idly by as Eddy the new kid is bullied, she and her alter-ego “Lady Alexandra” begin their most dangerous quest ever! While searching for a lost prince who was kidnapped by a fire-breathing dragon, Alexandra tries hard to stand up for Eddy. Along her journey she meets unlikely allies that help her become a positive bystander and uphold the three R’s: Recognizing, Reporting and Refusing Bullying.

EDUCATION GOALS:
Recognizing, Reporting and Refusing Bullying
How to be a Positive Bystander
Starting a Conversation

TOURING PRICES*:
$600 | First Performance
$300 | Second Performance (Same play, same day, same location)
$400 | Second Performance (Different show, same day, same location)
$150  | Classroom visits & workshops (per hour)

Savings on multiple school bookings
*A travel fee is added for all destinations.

To book this show call 206.529.3669 or email touring@taproottheatre.org.

CYBERZOO: IT’S NOTHING PERSONAL
by Melanie Hampton & Courtney Kessler-Jeffrey

It started as a joke: a few well-placed words, a blurry picture and Mackenzie’s Everwood Zoo blog is a success! Then Amanda starts at Everwood High, is unknowingly added to the blog, and a school-wide rush of bullying and harassment begins. While Mackenzie’s posts embarrass Amanda about her body and her interests, other students make difficult decisions about the environment they want in their school. CyberZoo: It’s Nothing Personal examines the consequences of online behavior and body-shaming while helping student make positive choices to end cyberbullying and harassment.

EDUCATION GOALS:
Cyberbullying prevention
Understanding the consequences of harassment
Personal and social responsibility
Positive body image

TOURING PRICES*:
$600 | First Performance
$300 | Second Performance (Same play, same day, same location)
$400 | Second Performance (Different show, same day, same location)
$150  | Classroom visits & workshops (per hour)

Savings on multiple school bookings
*A travel fee is added for all destinations.

To book this show call 206.529.3669 or email touring@taproottheatre.org.

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Thank You

Support for Taproot Theatre’s Education & Outreach programming is generously provided by:

Fredric Sjoholm, Trustee, Margery M. Jones Trust
DV & Ida J. McEachern Charitable Trust | Kelly Foundation of Washington
Moccasin Lake Foundation | Anonymous