Children/Family Programs

Warning: Missing argument 3 for ShareaholicPublic::canvas(), called in /home/dianne/public_html/wp-content/thesis/master.php on line 14 and defined in /home/dianne/public_html/wp-content/plugins/shareaholic/public.php on line 380


NOTE: Each program runs 45 minutes – 1 hour. In schools and libraries, up to three of the same presentations can be performed for up to 300 audience members.


Author Visit
Dianne de Las Casas delights audiences with her interactive storytelling of her popular books.


“World Passport” (Gr. PK-5)
Become an explorer with a selection of Handmade Tales (from Dianne’s book) featuring world folktales. Enjoy cut and tell, string stories and much more in this fun and innovative program.


“Fairytale Fever” (Gr. PK-6)
Meet hilarious heroes in this multicultural program of crowns, gowns and upside down frowns.


“Story Salsa” (Gr. PK-Adult)
¡Ay, que deliciosa! Spice up stories with bilingual flavor in this celebration of Spanish and Hispanic heritage.


“Circle the World” (Gr. PK-Adult)
Trot across the globe and explore far away lands with stories from around the world.


“Jump, Jiggle & Jam” (Gr. PK-Adult)
A rhythmic romp through Story Land. Children’s classics such as “The Little Red Hen,” “The Three Billy Goats Gruff,” and “Goldie Locks” are updated with rhythm, rhyme and rap. A lively program for youngsters!


“CHOICES” (Gr. 4-8)
Stories of choices to provoke thought and encourage conflict resolution.


“Jambalaya” (Gr. PK-Adult)
A mixture of stories rich with Louisiana spice.


“Aloha Tales” (Gr. PK-Adult)
Cast away to Hawaii with a fun-filled participatory program of stories, hula, and Polynesian dance


“Across America” (Gr. PK-Adult)
It’s a star-spangled celebration! Journey Across America with folktales that demonstrate the American spirit.


“Creepy Crawly Critter Tales” (Gr. PK-Adult)
Buzz, bop and bug out with creepy crawly tales about your favorite backyard bugs.


“Folktales from the Far East” (Gr. PK-Adult)
Travel the Orient and experience the culture of exotic lands such as China, Japan, and the Philippines.


“Scared Silly” (Gr. PK-3)
Stories of silly spooks to entertain the younger ones.


“If You Dare…” (Gr. 4-Adult)
Tales of the supernatural guaranteed to chill the warmest blood!


“Haunted Louisiana” (Gr. 4-Adult)
Spooks, specters, and bogies by the bayou create a haunting atmosphere in this program of Louisiana ghosts.


“Holiday Celebrations” (Gr. PK-8)
A popular program of holiday stories that celebrate the spirit of the season featuring Hannukah, Kwanzaa, and Christmas.


“Christmas Gifts” (Gr. PK-8)
Christmas stories of the joy and warmth of giving.