School / Library / Family Performances

Chris Fascione has performed at schools throughout Illinois for the last 20 years, which is too many to list here. Download a list of Chris’ 2018-2019 Chicago area school performances.

Chris also tours nationally and has performed in Wisconsin, Indiana, Michigan, Iowa, New York (BOCES registered), Pennsylvania, Connecticut, Florida, Nevada, Virginia, California and Maryland and Washington state. He is happy to expand his performing territory and welcomes inquiries about bookings nationwide. Block booking rates are available.

Chris has a special place in his heart for libraries, and offers reduced rates for them.

“Your energy, enthusiasm, sense of humor, skills of your craft and all around great guy make you our FAVORITE entertainer ever!”
School Librarian, Little Chute, WI

Family Entertainment

Chris has performed at thousands of schools, libraries, park districts, festivals, community centers, civic clubs, country clubs, churches, synagogues, company picnics, day camps, and book fairs! Here is a partial list:

Addison Community Days
American Youth Soccer Organization (AYSO)
Arlington Heights Mane Event
Artscape – Baltimore, MD
Artsplash – Sioux City, Iowa
Auditorium Theater
Baltimore Public Library
Barrington Area Arts Council
Batavia Heritage Fest
Berrien County Youth Fair, MI
Beverly Art Center
Bloomingdale Family Fest
Blue-and-Gold Cub Scout Dinners
Bookamania – Chicago Public Library
Bozo Show, WGN-TV, Chicago
Brookfield Zoo
Buffalo Grove Days
Cantigny Park
Chicago Botanic Gardens
Chicago Cultural Center
Chicago Children’s Museum
Chicago Cubs
Chicago Field Museum
Chicago History Museum
Chicago Public School Literacy Fair
Children’s Memorial Hospital
Children’s Reading Round Table
Chinese Mutual Aid Society
Circa ’21 Dinner Playhouse
City Child in Summer
Collaboration for Early Childhood Care & Ed.
College of DuPage
College of Lake County
Columbia College
Concordia University
Connecticut Storytelling Festival
Dearborn Garden Walk
Decatur Area Arts Council
Dominican University
Downers Grove Heritage Fest
DuPage Children’s Museum
DuPage County Fair
Earth Day Chicago
Easter Seals
Elgin Fine Arts Festival
Evanston Art Fair
Eyes to the Skies Festival – Lisle
57th Street Children’s Book Fair
First Night Evanston
First Night Rockford
Forest Preserve District of Cook County
Fox Valley Storytelling Festival
Gilda’s Club Chicago
Gurnee Days
Harold Washington Library
Home Educators Conference Fund
Illinois Jewish Folk Arts Festival
Illinois Migrant Council
Illinois PTA
Illinois Storytelling Festival
Improv Playhouse
Jewish Community Centers
Juvenile Diabetes Foundation
Lake County Discovery Museum
Les Turner ALS Foundation
Lincoln Central Art Fair & Festival
Lincoln Park Zoo
Little City Foundation
Loyola University
McHenry County Conservation District
Metropolitan Family Services
MID-State Reading Council
Midwest Literary Festival
Milwaukee Public Library
Morton Arboretum
Multiple Sclerosis Society
National Council of Jewish Women
Navy Pier
Neighbors’ Eve – Hyde Park
Northwestern University
Oak Park Conservatory
Oak Park – River Forest Historical Society
Oakton Community College
On the Waterfront Festival – Rockford
Opera House of Sandwich
Oz Park Medieval Faire
Pan American Festival
Philadelphia Public Library
Printer’s Row Book Fair
Racine Children’s Theatre
Rainbow Summer – Milwaukee
Reading is Fundamental (RIF)
Rockford Discovery Center Museum
Senior Centers/Retirement Communities
Sheffield Garden Walk
South Cook County Girl Scout Council
Spring Valley Storytelling Festival
Starved Rock Reading Council
Steamboat Days – Peoria
Suzuki Music School of Lincoln Park
Taste and Touch of Palatine
Taste of Chicago
Taste of Lincoln Avenue
Taste of Lombard
The Children’s Bookstore
The Magic Door TV show, CBS, Chicago
Triton College
United Cerebral Palsy
University of Chicago Children’s Hospital
Viva Mexico Fest
Walk with Israel
Winnetka Community House
Wonder Works Children’s Museum
Woodstock Opera House
Young Authors Conferences