Shows


Junkyard Symphony has various shows available for audiences and venues of all sizes! Please see below for more information.

 

1. Junkyard Jam

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Show length: 50 minutes

Number of artists: 2

Set up/tear down time: 30 minutes

Space needed: 15 feet long by 15 feet deep

Ages: All

Description: The Junkyard Jam features radical rhythms on rubbish. Junkyard Symphony jams with the audience along to the beat of the junk. The only language spoken is the language of rhythm. Volunteers get to dance the Macarena, shake shakers, do the limbo and have a ball!

2. Giants of Junk

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Show length: 60 minutes

Number of artists: 3

Set up/tear down time:  60 minutes

Space needed: 20 feet long by 15 feet deep

Ages: All

Description: Junkyard Symphony's Giants of Junk is a gigantically fabulous show that will dazzle people with big tricks, big smiles, big laughs, and teach them all about the big benefits of recycling.  But it's not just the humongous 12 foot junk robot, the super cool bucket stilts, the six foot unicycle, or the gigantic juggling jugs that makes Junkyard Symphony into giants of entertainment; what makes Junkyard Symphony gigantically amazing is how they take ordinary volunteers and turn them into giant SUPER STARS! The best part however, is that the robot is a marionette in which the volunteers can easily control, and that is a lot of BIG fun!

3. Recycled Circus

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Show length: 60 minutes

Number of artists: 4

Set up/tear down time: 45 minutes

Space needed: 20 feet long by 20 feet deep

Ages: All

Description: One of Junkyard Symphony's most exciting shows, the Recycled Circus is a wonderful spectacle that mirrors Stomp and Cirque du Soleil. Using their largest junk setup, this quartet of amazing drummers and jugglers demonstrate the wonderful wonders of rhythm and circus arts, all to the beat of the junk. There is an environmental message too: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, and Rock! Of course there is always lots of crowd participation as well. This is a spectacular show that will blow your mind!

4. Roving Recyclers

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Show length: 60 minutes or more

Number of artists: 2

Set up/tear down time: 5 minutes

Space needed: flat surface

Ages: All

Description: Junkyard Symphony's Roving Recyclers consists of two drummers with portable drum sets on bucket stilts. The bucket stilts make cool stomping sounds to the rhythm as they walk about the event, and their basketball bucket makes a great interactive activity for children. Great for strolling entertainment at festivals and fairs.

5. Rhythm and Recycling Workshop

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Workshop length: 1 hour, 2 hours, or 3 hours

Number of artists: 1

Set up/tear down time: 30 minutes

Space needed: 15 feet long x 5 feet deep

Ages: 6 years +

Maximum # of participants: 30 people

Description: In the Rhythm and Recycling Workshop, participants learn the importance of rhythm in music and life. In a drum circle fashion using reused materials for percussion instruments Junkyard Symphony teaches the basics of rhythm, such as tempo, beat, dynamics, quarter notes, eighth notes, half notes, whole notes as well as syncopated rhythms. Add in a cheer box and a few rhythmic games and the workshop becomes a 'Stomp' for students. The importance of recycling and the Four R's, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, and Rock is covered as students learn how to have fun while helping the earth.