Program Information

Number of Artists: 1

Grade Levels: 6-8, Family, K-5, Preschool

Program Length: 45 minutes

Ideal Audience Size: Flexible

Maximum Audience Size: 400

Setup Time: 30 minutes

Breakdown Time: 40 minutes

Technical Requirements: Stage or large open area, room temperature bottled water, electrical outlets

SOL Connections

History and Social Science: K.7, 2.2, 2.7, 2.9, 3.7, USI.3, VS.2, VS.9

English: K.1, K.2, 1.2, 2.1, 2.2, 3.1, 4.2, 5.1

Science: K.6, K.7, K.8, K.10, 1.4, 1.5, 1.6, 1.7, 1.8, 2.4, 2.5, 2.7, 2.8, 3.4, 3.5, 3.6, 3.7, 3.8, 3.9, 3.10, 3.11, 4.4, 4.5, 4.7, 4.8, 5.7, 6.8, 6.9, 6.11, LS.4, LS.7, LS.8, LS.9, LS.10, LS.11, LS.12

Music: K.1, K.2, K.3, K.4, K.6, K.7, K.8, K.9, K.10, K.11, K.12, 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 1.5, 1.6, 1.7, 1.8, 1.9, 1.10, 1.11, 1.12, 2.1, 2.3, 2.5, 2.7, 2.8, 2.10, 2.11, 3.1, 3.3, 3.6, 3.12, 3.13, 4.1, 4.3, 4.5, 4.8, 4.12, 4.13, 5.1, 5.3, 5.4, 5.7, 5.10, 5.11, MS.1, MS.3, MS.4, MS.5, MS.6, MS.7, MS.8, MS.9

Artists Fees

Single Fee: $700 - $900

Back to Back Fee: $900 - $1,100

Triple Fee: $1,100 - $1,300

Full Day Fee: $1,400 - $1,600 (5 shows

Fee Notes

2016 tour dates include: Sept. 26-29,Oct.6-11, Nov. 15, 17 & 18. 2017 tour dates include: March 20, 21, 23 & 24 April 17-26 (except 21st) May 22-26.

Billy B Productions

Environmental Song and Dance Man

Category

Environment & Wildlife, Music

Program Type

Elementary School Assemblies, Middle School Assemblies, Residencies, Family Concerts, Community Festivals

Subject Areas

Science, Conservation, Life Science, Wildlife, Geology, Music, Virginia History, Politics

Billy B blends zany humor with solid science for an unforgettable exploration of the environment. His original repertoire of energetic music and dance make his performances as naturally wonderful as the world around us. His simple, catchy lyrics and dynamic movements create clear images that children can remember and repeat. He involves children in such a fun way that they don't even realize they are learning science.

Bio, Bio Biodiversity (K-6) Billy B presents the beauty, abundance and complexity of the biodiversity all around us and in specific habitats worldwide (coral reefs, old growth forest, soil). For the older students Billy B will present the human activities causing problems for the world's biodiversity and the possible solutions. Commissioned and approved by the World Wildlife Fund.

Geology Rocks (preK-6) Concepts covered are the composition of the earth, plate tectonics, erosion, the rock cycle, volcanoes and earthquakes.

Recycle Mania (preK-6) explores the reasons for recycling, how nature recycles all living matter, and practical recycling activities.

Rhythm & Roots (6-8) Using parodies of popular songs, this program familiarizes students with the science and politics of contemporary environmental issues.

Rock-Knocking Native Americans (preK-6) explores the ingenious use of nature by the Native Americans.

Romp in the Swamp (preK-6) introduces the major concepts of the food chain while discussing the ecology of the wetlands.

The Rainforest Chorus (K-6) This program explains what makes tropical rainforests so unique and so important to the ecology of the earth.

The Singing Tree (preK-6) illustrates the life cycle of a tree and stresses the importance of trees to the environment.

The Ways of the Bay (preK-6) presents the problems the Chesapeake Bay is having due to daily living, industrial waste and fallout as well as our recreational use of the Bay and its tributaries.

Waltz of the World (K-2, 3-5) Focusing on the sun and its relationship to the earth, this program explores the seasons, with emphasis on the season in which the performance takes place.