Massachusetts Programs & Performers Directory : Program Description

ToBe Fit - The Juggling Nutrition Magician Show

Program Categories: * Clowns and Jugglers * Cooking * Educational Programs * Magic
Audience:Ideal for Pre-K to 4th Grade + Parents

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ToBe Fit, the Juggling Nutrition Magician makes reading and good eating - great fun! In this enchanting new show, ToBe performs fantastic feats of juggling, circus arts, storytelling, magic, and audience participation to help kids take charge of growing up healthy, happy, and fit. ToBe helps kids discover how to become their own personal heroes by feeding healthy foods to their bodies and healthy messages to their minds.  "Whatever you want to do or to can learn how, from books at your library!"

Kids + parents learn how to juggle the foods they eat to wind up with a balanced diet. They'll discover how to make fun snack recipes, read it before you eat it, participate in a "Let's Make a Meal" game show, conduct a CoLaboratory science experiment, and discover how to make choices that are good for their health and good for the health of the planet! And, discover everything you want to learn is only a book away!

Follow-Up Play-Shops are also available: Circus Arts +/or Snack-Making.

FoodPlay Productions is a national award-winning nutrition theater company that has reached over 4,000,000 kids across the country to rave reviews, outstanding evaluations, and top awards including an EMMY!   We're pleased to present ToBe Fit - The Juggling Nutrition Magician Show, a new one person show ideal for libraries and community events. We look forward to coming to your library to make reading and healthy eating...GREAT FUN!

All programs are created by Barbara Storper, MS, RD, a national leader in children's nutrition and author of "Janey Junkfood's Fresh Adventure!" - a popular children's book.

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Special MA Library discount rate this summer of $425 + travel if applicable. Range of $425 to $595 (depending on audience size, location, add-ons, and travel).  Includes performance, invitational flyer, press packet, fun activity sheets, snack cards, and web activities/downloads.

Circus Arts Workshops and Food•Play•Shops (Snack Making + Tasting) also available.

Group Size:up to 50 children (or up to 100 as space permits)
Program Length:30 - 60 minutes (tailored to your needs)
Facility Requirements:

We can work with your setting. We bring all our own set, props, and sound.

Last Modified:03/03/2015

"I LOVE your show! Now I'm going to read what foods are made of. I used to eat Captn Crunch, but I stopped. Thanks ToBe, from the bottom of my heart!"--Patricia Flowers, 4th grader, NY

"The BEST SHOW I've seen at a library, and I've seen lots! Not only does it have amazing magic and wonderful juggling, but ToBe is a GREAT performer! The show was so much fun and engaging to both children and adults, with such important messages!" -- Hillary Haft Bucs, Parent and Assoc. Professor of Theater, Springfield, MA

"I hope every child in the country can see this show! It's just the GREATEST show on earth!" -- Rosemary Ware, School Nurse, Holyoke, MA

"You were a tremendous smash! If you keep this up, you're going to undo the Pepsi Generation!"--Mel Warren, Director, Health Ed, NYC Board of Education

"What a wonderful show to see at our library! I want to tell everyone about bringing you, you were fantastic!" -- Anita Garnett, Parent, Beardsley + Memorial Library, Winsted, CT

"A really fun show. I definitely recommend  ToBe Fit to other libraries. It's a really fun and exciting way for kids ot learn about healthy eating, and a great opportunity for parents and kids to talk about healthy choices, here at our library!" --Cheri Hardy, Children's Librarian, Hatfield Library

Recent Library/School Appearances by FoodPlay Productions:

Rosemary Ware Holyoke, MA (413) 534-2060
Deborah Barbe Santa Fe, NM (505) 438-0098
Brunella Ibarrola Hartford, CT (860) 695-8596

Performer’s Contact Information:

FoodPlay Productions

Felicia Masias
1 Sunset Ave.
Hatfield, MA 01038
Phone: (413) 247-5400
Fax: (413) 247-5405
Web Site:
Preferred Contact Method: Email
Page last updated on 05/22/2015