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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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The Circus King (Reading Language Arts)


Program Description

“The Circus King” (Reading & Language Arts)

A young boy is lost at sea and found by a baboon on a far away island. He is raised by a circus of misfits. The audience and cast of characters help the boy overcome personal challenges and discover his destiny. With a little magic, characters come right out of the screen as puppets! There is Ella the elephant with bad allergies. There’s a lazy lion


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Program Detail

Program type: Out-of-School-Time
Artistic Discipline: Literary Arts, Media, Multi-discipline, Multi-media, Music, Puppetry, Storytelling, Theater
Subject: Language Arts, Literacy, Theatre Arts
Population Served Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3, Kindergarten, Pre-K
Bilingual: No
Available dates:

Call 912-663-6320 or email for available dates.

Length of :Program 50 minutes
Space / technical requirements:

Two Chairs, One Table 6’X2′ and one Electrical Outlet (We bring the rest!)



Fees / Ticketing:

Same School / Venue:
One Show: $695 · Two Shows: $895 · Three Shows: $1285

Two or More Schools or Venues in Your Area Block Booking On The Same Day:
$100 off block booked shows


NC Standard Course of Study:

R1 – Read closely to determine what the text says explicitly and to make logical inferences from it; cite specific textual evidence when writing or speaking to support conclusions drawn from the text. (Audience members read text and view animation as the storyteller tells story and interacts with the audience.Then audience members are asked to describe events and explain plot.)

R3 – Analyze how and why individuals, events, and ideas develop and interact over the course of a text. (Audience members must trace and identify key character’s growth and development to understand the plot.)

R7 – Integrate and evaluate content presented in diverse media and formats, including visually and quantitatively, as well as in words.* (During the performance animation and text is presented on a large video screen for the students to read.)

NC Essential Standards:

From the Information and Technology K-5 Standards:

K-5.TT.1 – Use technology tools and skills to reinforce classroom concepts and activities.

From the Arts Education, Theatre Arts K-8 Standards:

K-5.A.1 – Analyze literary texts and performances.

K-5.C.1 – Use movement, voice, and writing to communicate ideas and feelings.

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



  • "Circus King" Show


Ballentine Elementary
Shannon Page
1651 North McLaurin
Fuquay Varina, NC 27526

Lady’s Island Elementary
Lynda McLain
73 Chowan Creek Bluff
Beaufort, SC 29902
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South Side Middle
Gloria Turner
2000 East Howe Springs Road
Florence, SC 29595

Orange Grove Elementary
June Allen
1449 Joy Ave.
Charleston, SC 29407

Honea Path Elementary
Melanie Hahn
806 East Great Street
Honea Path, SC 29654

Cancellation Policy

Because The Story Ship’s acceptance of a performance agreement may cause it to turn down other work, the parties agree that if for any reason the services are canceled by the Presenter, Presenter must reschedule the event at the Presenter’s and Story Ship’s earliest convenience or pay 100% of the agreed fees