At Building Better People Productions, we produce professional theater productions in a fun and creative way for kids and their families, which encourage all of us to be better people.
Our 2018-2019 Season
We Got It!
We Got It! is a theatrical adventure for pre- k-5th graders in self-worth, empathy and those things that add up to all-around understanding. Enjoy interactive tales filled with laughter and heart that are the equivalent of hiding veggies in your macaroni and cheese: positive lessons disguised as fun!
Show running time: 45 minutes. Cost : $550 per single show, $800 for 2 shows back-to-back. Title 1 Discounts Offered. Workshops and Residencies available. Each school receives the Teacher Guide to Our Show, including pre- and post-show activities that will introduce students to the concept of empathy. Available September 2018-June 2019.
Dream House: A Rainy Day Play*
A young woman named Jenn moves back to her childhood home and faces fears old and new with the help of her imagination. It’s a touching, lively and funny look at the power of creativity for the child in everyone, on any day, rainy or otherwise. Suitable prek-8th grade. Cost: $550 per single show, $800 for 2 shows back to back. Title 1 Discounts Offered. Available September 2018-May 2019.
*Produced by special arrangement with YouthPLAYS
Zombie Thoughts is a funny, touching and honest look at how to deal with anxiety, in a play where the audience are the players in a video game who decide how the actors take their journey through this important subject! Written by a mother and son playwrighting duo and originally commissioned by Plan B Theatre Company in Utah, our show is best for 3-7th graders. Cost : $550 per single show, $800 for 2 shows back-to-back. Title 1 Discounts Offered. Each school receives the Teacher Guide to Our Show, including pre- and post-show activities that touch on all on the whys and hows of anxiety in age-appropriate ways. Available October 2018-June 2019.
Gift of the Mad Guy
Learn about generosity through the hilarious story of Jack, a gift-crazed child who believes that Christmas is about giving — specifically to HIM — until he is promised a REALLY big gift if he gives 3 of his gifts away to others. Will Jack learn that the holidays are about more than getting? Appropriate for pre k-8th grade. Cost : $550 per single show, $800 for 2 shows back-to-back. Title 1 Discounts Offered. Available November 2018-January 2019.
Friendlier Fables and Thoughtful Tales
Join us for a collection of updated versions of some of your favorite kid stories, told with kinder twists. Cheer on friends like our not-so-ugly duckling and a boy who cries wolf for reasons you might not expect as they learn to respect themselves and others in a funny, touching, engaging show for all ages! Cost : $550 per single show, $800 for 2 shows back-to-back. Title 1 Discounts Offered. Available April-May 2019.