"The children were totally enthralled and the faculty just could not stop raving about the presentation” 
—Fay Manicke, Assistant Principal, Edgewood School

“Both students and staff were quick to report that this was the best assembly we’ve had in a long time”

—Joanne Weaver, Principal Willow Hill School


       David & Bill Mettler

       David & Bill Mettler

Past Lives:  top,  USAF 2nd Lieutenant Mettler 1968;  bottom,  Adventurer Mettler shoots whitewater at Wolfcreek Wilderness School 1976

Past Lives: top, USAF 2nd Lieutenant Mettler 1968; bottom, Adventurer Mettler shoots whitewater at Wolfcreek Wilderness School 1976

Why Choose Quiet Riot?


  • Over 34 years of performing

  • Over 5000 performances

  • Two brothers who really enjoy working/playing together

  • Former educators

  • Quiet Riot has been selected by statewide and national conferences to perform on the topics of bullies, conflict resolution, wellness and substance awareness, character education, multi-cultural awareness, Student Activism, Climate Solutions and our Planet.

  • In addition to school programs in the tri-state area, Quiet Riot has performed in major national theatres including Lincoln Center, the Palace Theatre and the Front Row Theatre. They have as well performed for hundreds of corporations and government agencies.


  • Storytelling, comedy, mime, audience participation, music and sound effects 

  • Programs delivered using Howard Gardner’s “8 multi-intelligences” to maximize learning

“In my fourteen years of teaching, I have never seen a more professional, more entertaining, and more motivating performance …Your message came through loud and clear, but without the usual “preaching” … How wonderful to see two extremely talented brothers who are able to blend diverse talents and who choose to channel the resulting product for the betterment of young people. You certainly seem to live and believe in what you teach”
—Betty McDevitt, Teacher, Poquessing Junior High School 

Program and Logistical Support

  • Teacher Activity Guides and or outline/questionnaires provided

  • Programs can be adapted to fit school themes

“I would also like to express my sincere thanks for your cooperation in the administrative aspects of the program. You made it easy for me, a novice at assembly coordination, when schedule and facility changes seemed necessary… you weren’t just professional, you were kind." 
—Janet Artin, Assembly Chair, Afton School