Tales for the Earth is a celebration of Nature and all the simple things we can do to help. This beloved performance is both educational and entertaining, exploring topics such as water conservation, recycling and the wonder of the creatures all around us through involving and participatory narratives. Stories include: What Now, Cloacina?, Diane’s hilarious water conservation story about a water sprite who travels through the sewage system in search of her pond. The Tailor! a participatory folktale that has us all telling the story by the end and a contemporary story about a child’s encounter with fireflies. What shines through the entire presentation is a love and respect for our place in nature; with many ideas communicated about how we can create a difference.
~ For older audiences, Diane includes her story “The Boy Who Loved the Swamp,” based on the true story of a 5th Grade student who saves his favorite nature spot from development. This piece inspires with its message of hope and advocacy.
“Diane- Thank you for adding your magic to our Earth Day celebration this past weekend. We had over 1100 happy visitors that day, which is wonderful. You were so amazing with your messages and your dramatic “art.” Thank you for coming!”Bonnie Drexler, New England Wildflower Society