He offers more intimate, hands-on training for small group sessions. Classes may vary from 60 to 90 minutes, 1 to 3 hours, or all day sessions. Ideal for staff development or in-service training.
Bobby, a wizard at conjuring life-like and unforgettable characters, will help you find your own voice through your storytelling.
Drawing on his background in theatre and comedy, Bobby shows you how to use voice, gesture, movement and sound effects to enhance your stories. Download a flyer for more details!
Adaptable for either children or adults, for 90 minutes, 3 hours, or 6 hours.
Available as a small group workshop or larger group performance, this presentation introduces students to the basics of public speaking using a series of self-esteem building games and role-playing. Join Bobby as he demonstrates:
Students receive practical tools to improve their oral communication skills from an Emmy winning actor/storyteller. (Adult)
How can responsible adults instill in children crucial values? In his book, The Moral of the Story, Bobby Norfolk provides a user-friendly, hands-on approach to using storytelling and folktales in character education, from preschool to high school. In this session, Bobby will show you how to use folktales and storytelling to present ethics and virtues in ways that are fun, non-didactic and effective. This workshop, whether used in the classroom, home or community, provides essential guidance in helping children develop ethical values such as respect, cooperation and responsibility, as well as the problem solving skills required to make moral judgments.
History comes alive! Bobby demonstrates through story-theatre, how to enliven social studies and make it exciting and interesting for students in the classroom. Teachers will first observe Bobby perform a living history program such as: Through the Eyes of York; The Lewis & Clark Expedition, The Underground Railroad, Lincoln and The Civil War, or his newest offering, The Negro Baseball Leagues; A Historical Perspective. Following the performance, Bobby will work with teachers and discuss unique methods of teaching these topics using comedy, stories, and performance art.