Jungle Tales

Jungle Tales

Take a wild trip into the jungles of Brazil and Africa. Antonio draws from his repertoire of Folk Tales with an ecological theme and a myriad of fantastic sound effects, incredible movements and unforgettable characters. Through detailed movement, he will turn into a crocodile, a jaguar, a macaw, and many other characters, right before your eyes. Students will learn about the diversity of the RainForest habitat, and how to value and respect the beautiful world we live in. This program has been performed successfully in many of the Wake County area schools.

Artist Background

Antonio Rocha, originally from Brazil, presents a unique fusion of acting, mime and realistic sound effects creating an extremely engaging and dynamic educational experience. His career spans almost 40 years with performances including Wolf Trap, The Kennedy Center, The Smithsonian and several storytelling festivals, schools and libraries in 44 states in the USA and 20 other countries across 6 continents. He is the recipient of prestigious awards such as Parents Choice GOLD in 2008 and The Oracle Circle of Excellence by The National Storytelling Network, 2015. Antonio has also been in the roster of United Arts since 2010 presenting successfully in both elementary and middle schools settings.

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