Audience age level: Middle School / Jr. High / High School
Length of performance: ~50
Mentalist & Motivational Speaker Robert Halbrook is pleased to present his teen-program “Dark
Tales of Mystery and Intrigue”; a show that advances literacy in a fun and very creepy
Dark Tales is interactive theatre at its best. Students will experience strange phenomenon and
then explore the relationship, albeit sometimes a slightly macabre relationship, the phenomena
seems to share with the works of relevant authors.
Topical authors like Stephanie Meyers and PC Cast as well as classical authors like Edgar Allan
Poe, and Bram Stoker are featured throughout the show.
A number of “relics” and antiques from Robert’s personal collection will be on display throughout
the program. Selected students will
personally experience the odd phenomena that results from an association with these artifacts while
the entire audience plays witness to what can only be described as intuition, compulsion,
telekinesis, mind reading, or … ?
not many professional programs designed for the young adult audience. Presenters often times
just don’t know what the teens are interested in and want to see.
has the content that appeals to these kids and motivates them to read more. It will not only attract them to literature
but encourage them to use the media center or library to pursue other topics.
knows? Maybe they will find
themselves inexplicably drawn into their own heart pounding and fascinating journey toward the