JIM COGAN


Master storyteller, Jim Cogan, creatively incorporates sound, movement, a myriad of facial expressions and audience participation in his dynamic programs, which can be custom designed for your specific needs. 

Bringing Bullying to Bay

In these hilarious, personal and poignant stories, Jim gives students the tools to stand up to bullying on behalf of themselves and others as they discover the power of empathy and the value of friendship.

Fees:   1 Assembly - $620
2 Assemblies - $870
3 Assemblies - $1,000
Capacity: 350

  

California's Second Gold Rush: The Rise of the South

History is vibrantly brought to life to tell the tale of the “Second Gold Rush,” or the Citrus Boom, which created modern Southern California. Learn how it sparked a flood of invention in agriculture, transportation, electricity and art that changed the Golden State and the nation forever. This program can be tailored to focus on how the “2nd Gold Rush” helped create your specific city.

Fees:   1 Assembly - $620
2 Assemblies - $870
3 Assemblies - $1,000
Capacity: 350

  

Equity, Diversity, Inclusiveness, and Social Justice: Pre-Recorded Video

Jim enlightens audiences with inspiring stories about the fight for equality and justice through traditional Native American folklore, the story of Rosa Parks sparking the Montgomery Bus Boycott, and the story Jackie Mitchell, the woman who struck out Babe Ruth.

Fees:   1 Assembly - $400

  

The Language of Health

Learn the importance of a healthy, drug-free lifestyle through a storytelling-based program, combining educational dialogue with cautionary tales, inspirational lore and stories highlighting decision-making skills.

Fees:   1 Assembly - $620
2 Assemblies - $870
3 Assemblies - $1,000
Capacity: 350

  

Participation Tales

This fast-paced, thought-provoking and interactive series of participation tales engages students in a variety of oral storytelling skills and gives them the tools to understand the structure and content of a story.

Fees:   1 Assembly - $620
2 Assemblies - $870
3 Assemblies - $1,000
Capacity: 350

  

Participation Tales: Pre-Recorded Video

This fast-paced, thought-provoking and interactive series of participation tales engages students in a variety of oral storytelling skills and gives them the tools to understand the structure and content of a story.

Fees:   1 Assembly - $400

  

The Story of Character

Celebrate the importance of character with tales from around the world that promote kindness, compassion, honesty, cooperation, citizenship, responsibility, courage and perseverance.

Fees:   1 Assembly - $620
2 Assemblies - $870
3 Assemblies - $1,000
Capacity: 350

  

Storytelling in Language, Lore and History

Explore a classical myth, participate in a folktale or experience a personal re-creation of a memorable moment in history as Jim performs from some 300 tales, legends, fables and myths.

Fees:   1 Assembly - $620
2 Assemblies - $870
3 Assemblies - $1,000
Capacity: 350

  

Storytelling in Language, Lore and History: Pre-Recorded Assembly

Explore a classical myth, participate in a folktale or experience a personal re-creation of a memorable moment in history as Jim performs from some 300 tales, legends, fables and myths.

Fees:   1 Assembly - $400