Diaspora West African Drum and Dance Traditions

Jeannine Osayande & Dunya Performing Arts Company
Jeannine Osayande & Dunya Performing Arts Company
Jeannine Osayande & Dunya Performing Arts Company

Description

Come along on a journey to explore some of the ways West African Diaspora cultural practices are used to affirm community, communicate values, enhance cultural sensitivity, and inspire meaningful dialogue. Program options include storytelling, dance, drum, and song from Mali, Guinea, Senegal, The Ivory Coast, Ghana, Brazil, Haiti, and the United States. (Masked dance offered based on availability.)

Information

Audience Limit: 250

Program Length: 45

Appropriate For Grade(s):
Pre-K, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th

Price

Assembly Price: $1585

Assembly Two-in-a-Row Price: $2020

Travel Fee: $75 per day

Technical Requirements

4 armless chairs, 3 mics on stands with sound, 4 bottles of water, place for costume changes before and after the program, small table, and cleaned performance area as they dance barefoot. Screen plus projection and sound that they can tie a laptop into.

Theme

National Arts & Humanities Month

International Drum Month

Universal Human Rights Month

Kwanzaa

Arts Appreciation Month

Black History Month

National Dance Month

End of Year Celebration

Curriculum Standards

Visual & Performing Arts

World Cultures

Dance & Movement

History

World History

Call for Info: 866-500-9265

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