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Story Ship

Story Ship

Sean Driscoll’s Story Ship Offers:

Immersive educational children’s shows and workshops using the latest technology combining robots, comedy theater, music, animation, puppets and magic.

Interactive animated shows – animated stories on a big screen with characters that talk with the audience and

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"Aliens Alive!" A STEAM Space Adventure


Program Description

While reporting live, The Story Ship’s science reporter, Sarah, is kidnapped by aliens and trapped on a space ship bound for the outer regions of our solar system! Audience volunteers must quickly form a Rescue Team and use magic, dance and music to get her back. The audience helps to unravel a celestial musical message. Each Alien communication gives us clues as to the Alien’s location and how


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Program Detail

Program type: Assembly/Performance
Artistic Discipline: Multi-discipline, Multi-media, Music, Theater, Visual Arts
Cultural Origin: Other
Subject: Math, Music, Science, Technology, Theatre Arts
Population Served Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Kindergarten, Pre-K
Bilingual: No
Available dates:

Dates available upon request.

Length of :Program 50 Minutes
Space / technical requirements:

26′ by 15′

One table

We bring the rest.


Anywhere except outdoors.

Fees / Ticketing:

Same School / Venue: One Show: $895 · Two Shows: $1,195 · Three Shows: $1,295

Two or More Schools or Venues in Your Area Block Booking On Same/Consecutive Day(s): One Show: $795 · Two Shows: $1,095 · Three Shows: $1,145


NC Standard Course of Study:

Speaking and Listening – SL2:
Integrate and evaluate information presented in diverse media and formats, including visually, quantitatively, and orally.

Speaking and Listening – SL5:
Make strategic use of digital media and visual displays of data to express information and enhance understanding of presentations.

Reading – R7:
Integrate and evaluate content presented in diverse media and formats, including visually and quantitatively, as well as in words.

NC Essential Standards:

1.E.1 Recognize the features and patterns of the earth/moon/sun system as observed from Earth.

1.E.1.1 Recognize differences in the features of the day and night sky and apparent movement of objects across the sky as observed from Earth.

1.P.1 Understand how forces (pushes or pulls) affect the motion of an object. Gravity

1.P.1.1 Explain the importance of a push or pull to changing the motion of an object. Gravity

1.P.1.2 Explain how some forces (pushes and pulls) can be used to make things move without touching them, such as magnets.

1.P.1.3 Predict the effect of a given force on the motion of an object, including balanced forces. Gravity

3.E.1 Recognize the major components and patterns observed in the earth/moon/sun system.

3.E.1.1 Recognize that the earth is part of a system called the solar system that includes the sun (a star), planets, and many moons and the earth is the third planet from the sun in our solar system.

Students know that we live on a planet that is part of a solar system. Students know that a solar system includes a star and planets, and other objects. The planets and other objects revolve around the star. Students know that in our solar system Earth is the third planet from the sun.

Supporting Materials


Conducts educational programming for 2 or more years: Yes
Performs criminal background checks on staff with youth contact: Yes
Maintains general liability insurance (Individuals and organizations listed in this Directory can provide proof of insurance upon request. ASC does not hold copies of current documentation for providers): Yes
Three letters of recommendation / references available: Yes
Provides study guides for teachers and or students: Yes
Connects to State and or Common Core Curriculum Standards: Yes
Provides tools to assess student learning (workshops and residencies): Yes
Conducts ongoing assessments of program quality: Yes


  • Gallery 1 - Story Ship
  • Gallery 2 - Story Ship
  • Gallery 3 - Story Ship
  • Gallery 4 - Story Ship
  • Gallery 5 - Story Ship
  • Gallery 6 - Story Ship
  • Captain Sam Starfield


  • "Aliens Alive!" Story Ship's New Space STEAM Kid's Theater Show


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1651 North McLaurinFuquay Varina, NC 27526

Lady’s Island Elementary
Lynda McLain
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South Side Middle
Gloria Turner
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Florence, SC 29595

Orange Grove Elementary
June Allen
1449 Joy Ave.
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Honea Path Elementary
Melanie Hahn
806 East Great Street
Honea Path, SC 29654

Cancellation Policy

Shows must be cancelled with 30 days in advance otherwise the school is responsible for paying 50% of the fees. The school must reschedule the show at both parties earliest available date. Once the make up date is complete the school must pay the remaining 50% of artist fees.