The "Positive Spin" program is a 60-minute performance for elementary school-aged children that empowers every student to turn negative situations into positive ones through the use of two simple words - "Spin it"
The performance addresses issues that are important to elementary and middle schoolers and affect them on a daily basis. "Ooch" discusses and offers the students tips and tricks relating to such issues as popularity, making and keeping friends, earning respect of teachers and peers, becoming comfortable in your own skin, bullying and dealing with failure. Through the use of his own personal stories and the help of music, magic, imagination, yo-yos and dance, Ooch puts a positive spin on the challenges of growing up.
Recommended ages for this show: 1st - 6th grades
A show that teaches students how to find the positive in ANY situation and what to do when they are disappointed.
This show takes the students on a journey towards self-confidence and self-expression through Ooch's personal stories of being bullied.
The show's focus is on the great power each student can develop by using his or her own unique qualities and talents, i.e., "SuperPOWERS, as Ooch calls them. These newfound "powers" are then applied to common bullying scenarios. Ooch draws parallels to the attributes of superheroes, and leaves his audience feeling "super. Just as Superman is bullet-proof, Ooch's audience learns to become "WORD-proof".
The Super-POWER Show focuses on:
The definition of bullying
How to realize when we are being a bully
Why we get bullied
What to do during and after we've been bullied
What to do to stop bullying
The power of the bystander
The importance of reporting the incident directly after it happens
how to make a mistake
Learning how to become expert mistake-makers who know how to admit mistakes, clean them up and LEARN from them!