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Program Information

Program name: DON'T WAIT® to UnMake A Bully
Program category: Life Skills- Other
Media- Video
Program length: Varied. Usually 5 days
Audience level: All ages
Audience size: Varied. Ea group = 25-30 kids. Up to 3 groups per week, or one large group per week.
Program description: On Day 1 we meet and discuss topics like bullying, character, integrity, cyber safety, kindness, upstanding citizenry and the like. Then we learn how to make a movie in a crash course. Day 2 the students write their script in a guided exercise completely driven by their ideas. The successive days of the program sees the single group, or the three groups consecutively per day, producing their PSA or short movie and performing all the roles (directing, camera, doc camera, lighting and grip, set design/wardrobe and continuity, sound, slate, assistant directing and acting).
Space/special requirements: On writing day it helps to have a screen projecting a provided laptop computer, so the kids can see the script as we are writing. It also helps to have a building where we can stage multiple scenes, with freedom to set up lights and videotape for extended periods. Power supplies and staging areas are useful. We try to be less intrusive as possible, and work with schedules and needs of the school or facility.
Travel restrictions:
Program fee: $3001+
Is this fee negotiable? Yes
Mileage included? Yes
Notes about the fee: Often grants and scholarships are available, and the price varies depending on distance from home base (Schenectady) or length of program requested. The below question about mileage is deceptive because we only seek gas compensation for great distances from home base. Lodging is required in some instances of great distances from home base.
Other notes: We can always be reached for more questions and special requests at or emailing
Regions this program
can be performed in:
South Central
Capital District
North Country
Long Island
Program last updated: 02/25/2018
Performer Information (see all of this performer's programs)
Stage name: DON'T WAIT® to UnMake A Bully program
Performer name: Michael Feurstein
Phone: (518) 348-9548
Mailing address:
E-mail address:
Performer's agent: Michael Feurstein
Previous appearances at: Amsterdam schools, Saratoga Schools, Saratoga Library, schools in Washington State, school in Australia
Contact information for New York State Public Libraries
Performer information last updated: 02/25/2018


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