Bringing wonder back to science

The Whyrates: Science Pirates

Pirate musician Sage Snider and science teacher Kevin Pereira invite you to join their interactive and educational musical theater experience.

Juarez M'Gold

Kevin Pereira (“Juarez M’Gold”) is a scientist and teacher. After working as a researcher and organic chemistry T.A. at Vanderbilt University and completing his M.A. in Chemical and Physical Biology, Kevin began teaching full time. Kevin currently teaches chemistry and biology at Georgetown Day School. Previously, Kevin taught high school science at the Webb School, a historic international boarding school, and Currey Ingram Academy, an innovative school specializing in students with learning differences. 

Sage O'Silver

Sage Snider (“Sage O’Silver”) is a songwriter, fiddler, flatfooter, and playwright. She’s pirated with Nashville’s Tom Mason and the Blue Buccaneers, the Crossjacks, and as a soloist at libraries, museums, and festivals across the U.S. Her work has been featured by the Smithsonian, Yale University Art Gallery, the RI State Council for the Arts, and the Brown University Folk Festival. For the nonprofit Braver Angels, Sage also served as Director of Cultural Engagement, toured a solo show, and performed with Peter Yarrow and Gangstagrass.