Assemblies are generally organized for k-2, and grades
3-5. Assemblies run about 45 minutes and the content of
the assembly is agreed upon by Doug and school staff.
Price of assembly is flexible and is determined by length
of program and number of assemblies at the school
Doug also does storytelling at preschools and birthday
parties, that include music, movement and a lot of
Doug has been perfecting the art of storytelling to
children for over 25 years. He has a wide variety of
stories in his repertoire, and can tailor an assembly
for a particular school. Doug's stories include
comedy, folk and fairy tales, and myths and legends
from around the world.
Doug's comic stories from his childhood are particular
favorites of children, as are his original fantasy stories
and fairy tales.
Doug has an especially rich collection of tales from
ancient India, China and Norse mythology that tie in
nicely with many schools' social studies curriculum.
Doug is a highly accomplished harmonica player, and
often integrates some music into his assemblies
o999Doug is a funny, warm and highly
creative teacher, and one of his greatest
strengths is his natural ability to tell stories
that totally capture the interest and
imagination of kids of all ages.
Doug's stories became famous at the
school , and the kids could not get enough
of them. He's brilliant!
Sandra Delay- former Asst. Head, St. Paul's
Episcopal School, Oakland
Since theSince the beginning of my
teaching career, I saw the power of stories
to engage, transform, educate and delight.
Rarely a day went by in my classroom when
I wasn't spinning some kind of tale. If I
forgot, or got too busy, the kids would plead
with me "How about a story Mr