Rick has toured all over the United States, Colombia, Mexico, and Thailand performing for elementary & pre-K students. He teaches one-day workshops as well as multi-week residencies in storytelling, public speaking, & creative dramatics for ages 3-18.
He is on the roster for Young Audiences of OR/SW WA, the Right Brain Initiative, Salem Arts Association, and ASC of Charlotte, NC
Fun & funny assemblies that teach and entertain
Social-emotional skills through songs & stories.
Don't get mad, B(e) R.A.D.
This high-energy assembly uses games, humorous stories, and songs to teach students how to identify emotions and be better communicators.
Participants will laugh, sing, and play while learning how to recognize feelings. Interactive games increase listening and explore non-verbal communication.
These programs not only inspire, but give students the chance to practice being more respectful, listening to each other, and being better school mates.
"The Bohemian Rhapsody of assemblies: the energy ramps up & down beautifully!" - Mara Preibe, Dakota Assemblies
Playing with Words
Promote literacy, enhance vocabulary, and boost self-confidence with this interactive performance program. Students will listen to, sing along with, and act out popular stories from authors like Shel Silverstein, Robert Munsch, and Carmen Deedy. True personal stories encourage self-expression and writing.
Each assembly is designed to meet statewide learning objectives and INSPIRE KIDS TO READ!
“Your assembly fit in perfectly with our writing program!” - Liz Manspeaker, Principal, Seth Lewelling Elementary, Oregon
Suit Up & Save the World
A funny & poignant assembly about the superhero inside us all.
In an interactive collection of skits & songs, students use their real-life super powers to save humanity from its biggest enemies: hate, fear, anger, and loneliness.
In this assembly, students will:
recognize they all have their own real-life “super powers”
practice helping others through role play
laugh & have fun
What educators are saying:
“One of the best, most energetic programs that we have ever had.” - Daniel Huchens, Joseph City ES, AZ
“We could not be more happy! The kids were so good and quiet, except when they were laughing. The message was just what we wanted. Wonderful!” - Renee Hupp, Patterson Primary, Beaver Falls, PA
“Rick was prompt, well prepared, engaging, and had students fully participating and making connections!” - Ginger Schaeffer, Touchstone ES, Lake Oswego, OR
“This program is not only very entertaining but educational as well. It provides a very important message to our children.” - Ardell Bartolotta, Our Lady of Victory, West Haven, CT
“Thank you for the entertaining assembly. The learning message was very powerful and stuck with the students. May God Bless you in the work you do and to have safe travels.” - Jenny Dern, St. Matthews School, Hillsboro, OR
“Very fun for the audience. Good lesson taught, as well.” - Michael Deruiter, St. Andrew Lutheran School, Chicago, IL
“Good way to end the week- sent students off with a positive message.” - Boyd Simonson, Waupaca Learning Ctr, Waupaca, WI
“Rick Huddle was great! The students enjoyed the role play. His message was positive.” - Mary Ann Key, Key School, Ft. Worth, TX
“The personal energy and upbeat mood conveyed as much character as the fine content of the program!” - Joan Nothern, Glasco ES, Glasco, KS
“Audience was extremely engaged and had a good message.” - Dave Oleson, Lakewood ES, Norwalk, IA
“We had to reschedule our activities and Rick’s show was well worth it. The kids loved the stories and songs.”- Jodi McClendon, Whittier ES, Sioux City, IA
“We even saw laughs from students we had never seen more than smile.”- Jodi McClendon, Whittier ES, Sioux City, IA
“There was a good message that students could understand.” - Washington ES, Sioux City, IA
“Very entertaining for kids and adults. Good message. Engaging and fun. Supplemental materials were nice.”- Jane Wood, Ginther ES, Brockport, NY
“Rick was energetic, enthusiastic, inviting and yet able to “control” the audience. Great message. Well done!” - Eileen Brophy, Coopertown ES, Havertown, PA
“Everyone enjoyed the program!” - Kathy Allen, Scottsville ES, VA
“The students were actively involved and positively referring to the storytelling when they returned to school after the weekend.” - Susan Rapp, Seeley Union, CA