Nature in the City - musical S.T.E.M. program - Billy B, the natural science song and dance man - Young Audiences


Nature In The City

Artist: Billy B
Type: Performance|Remote
Art Form: Music|History, Math, Science
Grade Level: PreK-8
Scheduling Request

Billy B. examines “urban ecology” in this funny musical introduction to the interaction of plants, animals, humans, and the environment in metropolitan areas. Nature in the City examines the neighborhood ecosystem through song and dance as Billy encourages his audiences to become stewards of the planet.

Program available in person, or live online.

Length: 45-50 Minutes
Audience Limit: 300
Curriculum Connection: Natural Science, Environment, Music

Single Performance: $750
Additional Performances: $600
Travel: $100 per day
Pricing may vary for weekends/out-of-school time
Processing Fee of $30 added to all contracts

Remote (live online)

School sets up link for remote meeting and makes the artist a co-host. Screen share must be enabled. Artist may need to sign on 20-30 minutes prior to the meeting to check sound levels. A representative from the school must be on the call to facilitate Q+A and mute students as needed. Please introduce the performer as an Arts for Learning Massachusetts artist. 




  • One reserved parking spot
  • Room temperature water for Billy’s singing voice
  • One small table
  • One 25 foot electrical extension cord
  • At least 20 feet x 20 feet of unobstructed floor or stage area
  • If students are sitting on the floor, at least 10 feet of space should be between the first row of students and the edge of the performance area
  • Please seat students in two groups with a middle aisle (when possible)
  • Billy brings his own sound/PA system and the stands needed to hold up his backdrop
  • It would be very helpful to have a knowledgeable person on hand who would know how to operate the stage lights and the location of the stage’s electrical outlets.

Arrival time before first performance: 1 hour

Strike time: 1 hour

Time needed between performances: 10 minutes

Please introduce the performer as an Arts for Learning Massachusetts artist.

More From Billy B

Visiting artist, in-person availability March 20-24, 2023, and April 24-28, 2023. This program is available online year-round.