Professional Theatre For Maine

Chickens & Crocodiles: Silly stories for a child's imagination

May 19 - 24, 2017

by Antonio Rocha

Internationally acclaimed storyteller Antonio Rocha will encourage and engage your students’ imaginations as he brings an entertaining selection of stories from around the world to life. Transforming himself into a chicken, a crocodile and even a gorilla right before your eyes, his unique skills, coupled with joyful audience participation, will delight and amaze young theatre-goers from Pre-K to 4th Grade.

Perfect for Pre-K – 4th Grade

Run time approximately 50 minutes

Fri - May 19 @ 9:30 am - SOLD OUT

Mon - May 22 @ 9:30 am - book your group today

Tue - May 23 @ 9:30 am -  25 seats left

Tues - May 23 @ 11:30 am -  book your group today

Wed - May 24 @ 9:30 am -  book your group today

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Antonio Rocha, a native of Brazil, began his career in the performing arts in 1985. In 1988 he received a Partners of the Americas grant to come to the USA to perform and deepen his mime skills with Mime Master Tony Montanaro. Since then he has earned a Summa Cum Laude Theater BA from USM (University of Southern Maine) and studied with Master Marcel Marceau. Mr. Rocha’s unique solo shows of stories and mime have been performed from Singapore to Hawaii and many places in between including 16 countries on 6 continents. Some of the venues include The Singapore Festival of the Arts, Wolf Trap, The National Storytelling Festival, The Kennedy Center, The Smithsonian Institution, The National Geographic, The Tales of Graz in Austria, Dunya Festival in Holland as well as many other Storytelling Festivals and educational institutions around The USA. Antonio has some fun and award winning DVDs and picture book too!

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Performance Times

May 19 9:30am Tickets
May 22 9:30am Tickets
May 23 9:30am Tickets
May 23 11:30am Tickets
May 24 9:30am Tickets

Please plan on arriving at the Theatre approximately 15 minutes prior to the start of the performance.  It takes time to seat large groups, even with general admission.

Please have the bus pull up to the front doors on Maple Street to let the students out.  There is room for groups to wait in the lobby to be seated.

There is ample parking for the bus on our lot.  Drivers are welcome to come inside and if there is room, they can watch the show.

No food or drink in the building.  We do not have space for students to eat lunches or snacks.  Your bus may stay in the lot following the show, if needed.

Please leave all backpacks on the bus.  If you have special circumstances, please bring them to our attention when you arrive.

If possible, please have students leave all their electronic devices on the bus.  All devices must be turned off during the performance.