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Music, Theatre

Jack Golden

About the Artist

Jack Golden, creator of Garbage is My Bag and Water Water Everywhere, has been a professional variety artist since 1981. He has performed with the world-famous Pickle Family Circus of San Fransisco and the award winning "New Vaudeville" comedy troupe, the Wright Brothers. Since 1989 he has been performing theatrically acclaimed educational programs throughout the country in schools, theaters and festivals. In 1991 he won the Excellence in Environlmental Education award from the Environmental Protection Agency.

An award winning performance by Jack Golden as the comedic "expert", Dr. T With A "Ph.D. in Garbology," a zany and irresistible personality and a marvelous Trash-to-Treasure-o-matic Recycling Machine, he juggles and jokes his way through a world of waste. Dr. T. delights his audiences while sharing his knowledge that rubbish is a resource that is just too good to throw away. Since 1989, Garbage is My Bag has helped hundreds of thousands of children around the country explore serious issues about our wasteful habits. Garbage is My Bag presents children with rewarding and important ways they can directly contribute to their communities.

Grade LevelsK-8
Maximums350 Students, 45 minutes, 3/day
Technical Requirements

12' x 16' clean performance area, electrical outlets

Total Fee1 performance- $854 / 2 performances (same day and same school)- $1,376
School Portion1 performance- $427 / 2 performances (same day and same school)- $688

This performance fills elementary and middle school students with information about one of the most valuable resourcs on earth. Using mime, juggling, magic, jokes and song, combined with a wonderful and engaging character, Water Water Everywhere covers topics on whater composition, point and non-point source pollution, conservation, water cycles and ground water quality. The information in the show is accurate, pertinent and delivered in a theatrical style studentsn and teachers will thoroughly enjoy. Voted "Best of Fest" at Georgia's Winning Water Festival six years in a row!

Grade LevelsK-8
Maximums350 Students, 45 minutes, 3/day
Technical Requirements

12' x 16' clean performance area, electrical outlets

Total Fee1 performance- $854 / 2 performances (same day and same school)- $1,376
School Portion1 performance- $427 / 2 performances (same day and same school)- $688

Jack Golden offers dynamic and active workshops teaching students a variety of theater skills including mime, improvisation, balancing and juggling. Students learn how theater skills can be used to communicated ideas to others. Students also gain self esteem and accomplishment. 

Grade LevelsK-8
Maximums30, 45 mintues, 4/day
Technical Requirements

Open, clear speace for students to move freely in

Total Fee$276 (with performance)
School Portion$138 (with performance)

References

  • Renee Jackson, Lake Rim Elementary, 910-867-1133
  • Leslie Hatchell, York County Solid Waste Dept., 803-628-3191

Website

www.garbageismybag.com