Rick Huddle

Rick Huddle

Rick Huddle is a theater artist, educator, and storyteller. He is a Drammy-winning actor, performing on stage with the Portland Opera, Push Leg, Teatro Milagro, and several productions with Oregon Children’s Theatre. Video credits include the educational outer-space web series The Digits.

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Suit Up & Save the World


Program description

 A funny & poignant assembly about the superhero inside us all. In an interactive collection of skits & songs, students use their real-life super powers to save humanity from its biggest enemies: hate, fear, anger, and loneliness.

Program Detail

Artistic Discipline: Music, Storytelling, Theater
Cultural Origin: American
Subject: Music, Other, Theatre Arts
Population served: Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Kindergarten, Pre-K
Bilingual: No


Fees / Ticketing:

 MINIMUM 1 day booking


$750/ 2 shows same school same day

$2000 up to 8 shows/2 days (can be split between 4 schools)
$2500 for 3 days
$3000 for 4 days
$3500 for 5 days

Small extra fee if Rick provides his own PA system for large audiences.


NC Standard Course of Study:

Integrate and evaluate information presented in diverse media and formats, including visually, quantitatively, and orally.

Evaluate a speaker’s point of view, reasoning, and use of evidence and rhetoric.

Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking.

NC Essential Standards:

  Guidance Standards:

SE.1 Understand the meaning and importance of personal responsibility and self-awareness.

SE.2. Understand the relationship between self and others in the broader world.

C.1 Use creative strategies to make decisions and solve problems.


Conducts educational programming for 2 or more years: Yes
Performs criminal background checks on staff with youth contact: Yes
Provides study guides for teachers and or students: Yes
Connects to State and or Common Core Curriculum Standards: Yes


 “One of the best, most energetic programs that we have ever had.” – Daniel Huchens, Joseph City ES, AZ

“We could not be more happy! The kids were so good and quiet, except when they were laughing. The message was just what we wanted. Wonderful!” – Renee Hupp, Patterson Primary, Beaver Falls, PA

“Rick was prompt, well prepared, engaging, and had students fully participating and making connections!” – Ginger Schaeffer, Touchstone ES, Lake Oswego, OR

“This program is not only very entertaining but educational as well. It provides a very important message to our children.” – Ardell Bartolotta, Our Lady of Victory, West Haven, CT

“Thank you for the entertaining assembly. The learning message was very powerful and stuck with the students. May God Bless you in the work you do and to have safe travels.” – Jenny Dern, St. Matthews School, Hillsboro, OR

“Very fun for the audience. Good lesson taught, as well.” – Michael Deruiter, St. Andrew Lutheran School, Chicago, IL

“Good way to end the week- sent students off with a positive message.” – Boyd Simonson, Waupaca Learning Ctr, Waupaca, WI

“Rick Huddle was great! The students enjoyed the role play. His message was positive.” – Mary Ann Key, Key School, Ft. Worth, TX

“The personal energy and upbeat mood conveyed as much character as the fine content of the program!” – Joan Nothern, Glasco ES, Glasco, KS

“Audience was extremely engaged and had a good message.” – Dave Oleson, Lakewood ES, Norwalk, IA

“We had to reschedule our activities and Rick’s show was well worth it. The kids loved the stories and songs.”- Jodi McClendon, Whittier ES, Sioux City, IA

“We even saw laughs from students we had never seen more than smile.”- Jodi McClendon, Whittier ES, Sioux City, IA

“There was a good message that students could understand.” – Washington ES, Sioux City, IA

“Very entertaining for kids and adults. Good message. Engaging and fun. Supplemental materials were nice.”- Jane Wood, Ginther ES, Brockport, NY

“Rick was energetic, enthusiastic, inviting and yet able to “control” the audience. Great message. Well done!” – Eileen Brophy, Coopertown ES, Havertown, PA

“Everyone enjoyed the program!” – Kathy Allen, Scottsville ES, VA

“The students were actively involved and positively referring to the storytelling when they returned to school after the weekend.” – Susan Rapp, Seeley Union, CA

“Thanks so much for participating in our Wild Things Day Celebration this year. It is always a delight to hear your stories and songs. Our students can really relate to you and your content. I hope you will be able to join us again.” – Liz Manspeaker, Seth Lewelling ES

Cancellation Policy

  If travel arrangements (flight and/or hotel and/or car rental) have already been made, school must pay for non-refundable fees