The Outrageous Sages is a troupe of multi-ethnic senior adults who as actors, musicians and story-tellers highlight the joys and values of growing older as they perform for and interact with children at school assemblies.
The Outrageous Sages program consists of a unique troupe of nine multi-ethnic actors, musicians, and storytellers, ranging from 79 years to 95 years of age, whom deliver an exciting, uplifting, hour-long educational presentation with music and stories to assemblies of San Diego school children, preschool through 6th grade. Performances create full audience participation while modeling (teaching) literacy appreciation, values/conflict resolution, and the joy of growing older.
The Outrageous Sages model manners and values while dispelling destructive stereotypes and myths about aging. Their performance creates full audience participation, involving the students in improvisations, music and laughter. This entertaining theatrical company is the first professional group that deals exclusively with the characteristics, qualities, and attributes of growing older. The skits are educational and entertaining and bring the children into active participation.