Students at A.G. Richardson in Culpeper enjoyed puppets and learned an important lesson from Blue Sk
Blue Sky Puppet Theatre
Rod Puppets of Various Sizes and Themes
Puppetry, Theatre Arts
Elementary School Assemblies, Classroom Presentations, Workshops, Curriculum Materials, Staff Development Workshops, Residencies, Family Concerts, Community Festivals
Puppetry, Character Education, Social Skills Development, Conflict Resolution, Drug and Alcohol Resistance, Math, Conservation, Music, Theatre Arts
Blue Sky Puppet Theatre creates programs dealing with issues that our children face everyday using rod puppets of various sizes. With lively characters, fast paced story lines and memorable original music and songs, Blue Sky Puppet Theatre reinforces positive behavior in the areas of conflict resolution, peer mediation, drug and alcohol resistance, goal-setting, and building self-esteem.
Rufus (preK-2) Brotherhood and individuality are considered in this story of a dog who is excluded because he looks different.
Building Bridges (K-5) An introduction to peaceful conflict resolution and peer mediation techniques.
The Missing Piece (K-5) looks at selfishness, fear, bullying and overcoming aggressive behavior. Excellent for citizenship education.
Tree House (K-5) helps students with goal-setting skills and building self-esteem.
The Three Not So Little Pigs (K-5) Sibling rivalry and cooperation are explored in this funny tale of the famous pigs.
Phaseshifters (K-5) educates students on alcohol and drug abuse prevention and resistance.
Lights Out on the Bunny Brothers (K-5) Energy Conservation Education
The Barker of Seville (K-5) is a musical woodwind comedy/opera based on the original opera.
Sand Castles (K-2, 3-5) The Ultimate math lesson.
The Eleventh Finger (K-8) is a mystical musical adventure introducing woodwind instruments.
Pig Tales (preK-3) A young person's guide to sharing and taking turns.
The Jester's Box (all ages) A flight of the imagination in banraku puppet style. Maximum audience: 150.
Bananas (PreK-4) Exercise, Nutrition, and Health Education
Holiday Programs (K-5) Adaptations for the holiday season of some of Blue Sky's most popular programs. Pigs at the Pole (The Three Not So Little Pigs), Rufus the Rednosed Reindog (Rufus), Santa's Present (The Jester's Box), The Christmas Gift (The Missing Piece), and Santa's Workshop (Pig Tales).