Education

Like all Kidoons stage shows, Jungle Book uses creative multimedia to help tell stories about important issues today, and connect them to a bigger picture. Our Outreach follows from that idea, and takes many forms.

TALKBACKS: After each performance, members of the Jungle Book team host a talkback in the theatre, often inviting partner organizations onstage.

LOBBY CONVERSATIONS: Wherever possible, we head to the lobby after the talkback for photos, signings, and to continue the journey. For longer runs, we encourage theatres to set up partner campaigns, interactive family activities, and educational displays relating to the themes of the show. 

ANIMATED MOWGLI: One of our educational partners, Earth Day Canada, adopted our animated Mowgli as the face of their 2018 eco-campaign, EarthPLAY for Earth Day, in which Mowgli starred in two videos to reconnect kids to unstructured outdoor play. To find out more about how you can have Mowgli help tell your story, or speak for your own eco-campaign, please contact us here

THE KIDOONS NETWORK: Where Jungle Book connects to our other onstage productions (like Twenty Thousand Leagues Under The SeaFrankensteinBOOM and BOOM X), and to our many online web series on the Kidoons Network (like The Greatest Lakes: a Jerry Muskrat AdventureGo West, Young Bear: a Buster Bear Adventure, and many others). Whenever our company tours to a city, we meet with local organizations whose themes echo the themes within our shows. We then partner with these organizations to create new episodes in our web series, connecting them to our national storylines on the network.

And more Outreach...
SCHOOL SHOWS: Jungle Book is a terrific way to engage students with ecological issues today, through a modern re-imaging of a classic novel. Suitable for ages 5+.
BACKSTAGE TOURS: Given to anyone interested in the creative process and the mechanics of theatre.
STUDY GUIDE: in development.
 
In short, when Jungle Book tours to a city, we become connectors in the community and a hub for conversations about creativity, history, culture, technology and ecology.