Ellis Island Stories

Artist: Hypothetical Theatre Company

Assembly Description

Ellis Island Stories, a favorite performance at the Ellis Island Museum for eight years, is based on oral histories of immigrants who passed through Ellis Island between 1892 and 1924. The moving accounts of three immigrant characters of various nationalities and one inspector reveal the events of their long journeys, the processing procedures on Ellis Island and how they became adjusted to their new lives in the United States.

Assembly Information

Grades: 3-12
Curriculum Links: Social Studies and Storytelling
Price: Single performance $1,040
2 back-to-back $1,775
Program length: 45 minutes
*Artist travel fees may apply
The performances are tailored to the particular age level and special needs of the audience.

About the Artist

Amy Feinberg is the founder and Producing Artistic Director of The Hypothetical Theatre Company and the writer, producer and director of Ellis Island Stories. Amy is a member of the Society of Stage Directors and Choreographers. The troupe varies depending on availability and casting change.