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Act!vated Stories
Family friendly folktales and travel tales
Act!vated Stories is presented by Act!vated Story Theatre a national touring theatre troupe for children and their families. Since 1988, the Act!vated Actors have toured the continental US and beyond, bringing live educational theatre to students at schools and libraries. Podcasting comedic folktales to you from somewhere on the road once a month or so since 2006.

Dec 17, 2009

“The Rainbow Crow” is a Native American nature myth from the Lenni Lenape tribe of New Jersey. It's quite unusual for a nature myth in that it simultaneously explains the origins of four phenomena: fire, the rainbow, the crow's black feathers, and the crow's croaky voice. It bears striking similarities to the...

Nov 19, 2009

To mark the beginning of winter, we present “Batcha” a dragon story from the region formerly known as Czechoslovakia (it recently split into Slovakia and The Czech Republic). A shepherd strays away from home, discovers a serpents' lair, sleeps all winter like Rip Van Reptile, suffers the consequences of breaking a...

Sep 15, 2009

Especially for the arrival of the autumn equinox, alias fall, we bring you “Moonlight Over Cassia Peak” a nature myth from China explaining the abundance of cassia trees around Lingyin Temple in the Wulin Mountains. The version we have borrowed presents the legend as a tale within a tale.

We come to you from Fall...

Aug 26, 2009

Part 2 of the Dragon of Krakow - the exciting conclusion!

Activatedly Yours,
Dennis (the Cobbler), Kimberly (the Apprentice) and the Dragon


Aug 26, 2009

A story about a village terrorized by a dragon.

Compiled from 4 live productions.

Act!vatedly Yours,
Dennis (the Cobbler), Kimberly (the Apprentice) and the Dragon