QCT on the Road 2014

Bring QCT to YOUR school!

BUD and the Bully

by L.B. Hamilton

Tye has a problem. A bully named Alex and his friend Chris pick on him, tease him and generally make his school life miserable. Tye’s brother tells him the way to deal with bullies is to punch them. Tye’s sister thinks he should just hide and try to be invisible whenever Alex is around. But Back Up Dog, a super pup in training, has a better idea. He sees that Tye’s passive behaviors make him a target for bullies and teaches Tye to stand up straight, look the bully in the eye, and speak with a strong voice. Tye is soon able to do that and more! He finds that he can turn a bullying situation around by asking questions, pretending to agree and giving compliments. And, most importantly, Tye learns that reporting bullying is vital—adults can only help if they know what is going on.

Target Audience:
K-3rd grade

Performance fee:
$200 for the first performance; $125 for each additional performance.
Audience size should be limited to 150 students per performance.

Teacher Resources:
BUD Teacher Packet | BUD and the Bully (Objectives) | BUD and the Bully (Packet 1)


Join us on the Road!

BUD and the Bully performances in red are open to the general public. QCT on the Road is currently scheduled for:

Payson Elementary: APRIL 25 | 2:00 PM
BONCL Elementary: MAY 2 | 3:30 PM
St. James Lutheran School: MAY 6 | 9:00 AM

Washington School: MAY 16 | 1:00 PM & 1:45 PM
Monroe School: MAY 19 | 1:00 PM & 2:00 PM
Louisiana Elementary: JUNE 4 | 12:45 PM
Bowling Green Elementary: JUNE 4 | 3:45 PM

Quincy Public Library: JUNE 20 | 9:30 AM, 11:00 AM, 1:00 PM

If your want QCT on the Road to visit your school, please contact Head of Education/Director of Student Theatre Brandon Thomsen at studenttheatre@1qct.org or (217) 222-3209.

Funded in part by the Illinois Arts Council, the city of Quincy and the business and individual members of the Quincy Society of Fine Arts.

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