From page to stage to classroom, acclaimed children’s books come to life with SYT's STORYBOOK LIVE!

Literature and theatre join forces in Spartanburg Youth Theatre's latest virtual series designed to support your classroom's curriculum needs.

A theatrical accompaniment, performed by Spartanburg Youth Theatre (SYT) actors will captivate virtual audiences as an engaging narrator reads the book aloud. Additionally, educators will receive an enrichment guide with activities linked to SC content standards.

STORYBOOK LIVE! is offered FREE OF CHARGE to all Spartanburg, Union & Cherokee county schools through generous sponsorship of Dr. David Blake, and other local businesses who support the arts!

STORYBOOKS AVAILABLE NOW:

Stephanie's Ponytail

by Robert Munsch 

Sponsored by Dr. David Blake & Bill English Insurance Agency​

The Dot

by Peter H. Reynolds 

Sponsored by Dr. David Blake & Harrison's Work Wear

The Girl Who Never Made Mistakes

by Mark Pett & Gary Rubinstein

Sponsored by Dr. David Blake & STIBAL & CO.

The True Story of the 3 Little Pigs

by Jon Scieszka

Sponsored by Dr. David Blake & Chick-fil-A of Boiling Springs & Asheville Hwy

STORYBOOKS COMING SOON:​​​

  • The Day the Crayons Quit by Drew Daywalt

    • Coming fall 2021

    • Sponsored by Dr. David Blake

COST & DETAILS

  • STORYBOOK LIVE! is offered FREE OF CHARGE to all Spartanburg, Union & Cherokee county schools through the generous sponsorship of Dr. David Blake and from other local businesses who support the arts!

  • A link to virtual curriculum companion can be found below each video that corresponds to the storybook and is linked to SC education standards.

  • Each storybook video is between 10-15 minutes.

CURRICULUM COMPANION

  • Each storybook has an accompanying virtual and interactive curriculum companion that includes a variety of activities and resources that will help students test their memories, push them to think harder, and make connections to the book! Click the button below each video above to access the curriculum companions

ARE THE STORYBOOKS ACTUALLY LIVE?

  • We are bringing your beloved storybooks to life, however these will not be live streamed. Storybook Live! performances were filmed ahead of time, and then posted to stream. You can use the storybooks during a time that is convenient for you.

 

I’M IN! HOW DO I REGISTER?

  • You can access all 4 of our currently available titles above. Only register below if you want to receive notifications about future storybooks.

  • Fill out the form below and we will email you the storybooks you register for as they become available.

  • We prefer registration through the online form, but if you are having difficulty, you may call us at 864-583-4891. Office hours vary. Please allow us 48 hours to return your call.

 

INTERESTED IN SPONSORING?

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
  • HOW LONG ARE THE STORYBOOKS?
    • Each storybook is between 10-15 minutes long.
  • CAN I DOWNLOAD THE VIDEOS?
    • You cannot download the videos to keep, but you can watch them from this website as many times as you want!
  • CAN I MAKE THE VIDEOS FULL SCREEN?
    • Yes! Simply click the     icon in the bottom right corner of the video window above.​
  • IS THERE A MAXIMUM AMOUNT OF TIMES I CAN WATCH THE VIDEOS?
    • There is not a maximum amount of views. Watch them as many times as your heart desires!
  • HOW LONG WILL THESE VIDEOS BE AVAILABLE?
    • All storybooks will be available 24/7 on this website indefinitely.​
  • STILL HAVE QUESTIONS?
    • For the quickest response, email Adam Sanders at asanders@spartanarts.org
    • You can also give us a call at 864-583-4891. Our hours vary, so if we miss you, be sure to leave us a voicemail and we'll call you back as soon as possible! 
    • If you contact us on the weekend, we'll get back to you first thing on Monday!

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REGISTER HERE! SIGN-UP USING THE FORM BELOW

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