Learn about one of the greatest escapes from slavery ever recorded, and the mindset of a man who risked death to be free by mailing himself inside a small wooden box! Magician Rory Rennick incorporates a multidisciplinary presentation that is educational, motivational and entertaining. Dressed in period attire, Rory utilizes his background in the social sciences, storytelling, visual and musical arts with amazing theatrical magic. Rory is passionate about sharing his in depth knowledge of the true story of Henry “Box” Brown. Students will learn while being thoroughly entertained. History comes to life in this unique presentation. Thinking Inside and Outside the Box, highlights some Social Studies (American History, American Government, Modern World History, Economics, World Issues, and Geography) objectives. Some math and science concepts and questions are addressed. Programs are suitable for assemblies or classrooms and can usually be customized to meet state educational standards.
The show includes a high quality PA system, a professional backdrop and props. 90 minutes are required for load-in and setup.