“Michele knows how to connect with children through animation and high energy.”

Denise Lester, Westwood Public Library



Upcoming Shows!

South Plainfield Library

August 6 – Propbox Residency 12pm

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2022/2023 Season and Offerings

PropBOX Players 



Includes PropSensory Box, supplies are limited please inquire for orders.  Skip down Squirrel Dirt Road with Hannah, Sandy, and Bobby and see how they’re going to build their house in the forest. Will they follow Mama Pig’s golden rules while they figure out why the wolf is blowing the house down and can they help Mr. peanut sell his special cold remedy. An audience interactive and comedic spin on the beloved fairytale the three pigs. The story invites children to explore social emotional skills through sensory play and humor. 

 Little Red
Help Granny teach Little Red and Wolfie how to share the spotlight in the forest dance competition. Audience gets to learn spatial awareness and fun movement games to help Wolfie and Little Red enjoy a friendly competition.  An audience interactive and comedic in person and virtual performance of the popular fairytale little red riding hood. Sensory box is included with show,  limited availability please inquire if you would like to include.

Slime Show
Seasonal, A seasonal show that uses slime demos Inc. and retelling of stories. Slime kits are also available upon request.

New  Virtual Shows: (these are in addition to the virtual program already have in place. )

Making Moves! A fun interactive role play show that incorporates project based learning by letting children design their own ‘propBOX’ that becomes a magical setting for their characters. Tessa and Michele lead everyone down a dramatic and comedic journey in finding a special unique treasure in their box that helps them uncover sensory magic. Children can use items from home to participate in the show or watch as an audience to learn how to make their own sensory box.

The Old Tree ,Based on the book by Ruth Brown

What’s going on in the forest? “Pigeon Post is going about her usual business when she notices a huge X on the trunk of the old tree.” Audience gets to help the forest friends save the tree and the future of hteir homes, itneractive comedic sensory based retelling of this story. Children get to learn how to conserve their trees and plant their very own garden in their propBOXPropbox can supply the boxes for an additional cost or will send an supply list for audience members to participate with at home.

Valentines Day Grump  based off of the book Rose Greydanus. Mr. Grump is feeling sad because he doesn’t have a valentine from anyone, unless it got lost in the mail. Help track down his Valentine from Tessa in time for the Valentine’s party, if he doesn’t receive it he won’t go, audience members participate in a song, dance, and sensory valentine demo for Mr. Grump. 

Easter Egg Sensory Show-A sensory egg hunt with Tessa and her friends. See what she discovers down Squirrel Dirt Road where Mr. Pinenut wants to have a special Easter Egg display but the Easter Bunny has gone missing and has left clue on where to find him.  Audience members get to make their own sensory eggs with sensory surprises inside.

Snow White

Snow White’s step mom is jealous of her slime making, singing abilities and banishes her from the palace. She has seven friends that take her into her home and she takes them on a magical sensory exploration of new items they discover as they mine in secret caves in the forest. But her step mom has discovered she’s still living near the palace and disguises herself and tricks her into eating a poisonous apple that makes her forget how to make her special slime. Help Snow White and her Seven friends uncover the secret to undoing the spell so she can be let back into the kingdom.

Halloween Secrets of Slime

Audience members get to make slime as they help Tessa on a journey to finding new ingredients to make her special slime for the Halloween. Audience members get to make their own slime.

Let me know when you receive this and if we need to make any adjustments. Thanks again for the opportunity to perform for Linden Public Library.




October 16, 2020 10:30am, Harvest Tales, Westwood Public Library

October 16, 2020 11:30am, Halloween Sensory Show, Nutley Public Library

October 23, 2020 10:30am, Must Ketch up!, Westwood Public Library

October 26, 2020 11am,  Halloween Sensory Show, Hoboken Library

October 30, 2020 10:30am, Halloween Sensory Show, Westwood Public Library






Giggles Children’s Theatre at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Paterson


Rosen Performing Arts Center



To book a show or for general inquiries email propboxplayers@gmail.com.

Schools and organizations that have participated in Propbox Players productions and residencies:

Stillman School, Tenafly, NJ

Clifton Public Library, Clifton, NJ

Painted Oak Nursery School, Pennington, NJ

Step by Step Learning Center, Hoboken NJ
Ewing Community Preschool, Ewing NJ

Ewing Public Library, Ewing, NJ

West Windsor Library, Princeton Junction, NJ

Garage Theatre Company, Teaneck, NJ

Ewing Rec Summer Camp, Ewing, NJ

Montclair YMCA Summer Camp, Montclair, NJ

Tenafly Cub Scouts, Pack 86,Tenafly, NJ


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