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FEBRUARY IS BLACK HISTORY MONTH

Freedom Stories
Gifted storyteller, TAHIRA, shares tales of freedom fighters in this dramatic performance. She offers a compelling look at the men and women who took extraordinary risks for freedom.  The Freedom Stories program emphasizes the importance of having courage in the face of inequality and injustice.  TAHIRA can tailor the subject matter of Freedom Stories to […]
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Soul Steps
Soul Steps speaks the language of rhythm! This showcase of the African-American dance tradition known as “stepping” explores how step started among African-American fraternities and sororities on college campuses as a means of unity and self-expression, and has deep roots in the migrant labor culture of South African gold mines. Students enjoy the high-energy step […]
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Eda Ne Kakati (From the Past to the Present)
In this interactive assembly, Ssuuna introduces students to the artistry of African culture through dance, music, and storytelling. Sharing music from his native Uganda using authentic African instruments such as the thumb piano and one-stringed fiddle, Ssuuna inspires students to compare and contrast cultures and to learn the importance of respecting cultural differences. The program […]
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Bantaba: The Circle of Celebration
Through a high-energy fusion of percussive dance, traditional music, and rousing call-and-response, the three performers of the Seventh Principle demonstrate both traditional African dance and modern African-American dance while teaching about the respective cultures on both sides of the Atlantic. Students will understand how dance and music are infused into elements of everyday life in […]
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I, Nat Love
Playing the black cowboy, Nat Love, Rochel Garner Coleman treats the audience to the life and times of this ex-slave who joined thousands of others like him to explore and settle the West. Based on stories from Love’s autobiography, this one-man show was written by Rochel and underwent development at the Langston Hughes Center for […]
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Harriet Tubman: The Chosen One
This dynamic one-woman performance takes students along on one of the many journeys Harriet Tubman made on the Underground Railroad. Through rousing song, insightful history, and extraordinary acting, this program helps students understand the strength, courage, faith, and steadfastness of this remarkable American, once a slave herself, who led more than 300 other slaves to […]
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TESTIMONIALS

"David Gonzalez was AMAZING!! He captivated them from the minute he stepped onto the stage and held their attention for the entire program. He is truly a gifted storyteller!"

Media Specialist Jefferson Elementary

"Mark (Lohr) was an awesome performer! Adults and children alike both were thoroughly entertained and laughed the entire time. He is definitely someone we would consider again."

Youth Services Librarian, Laurel Public Library

"Our school community truly appreciated the art that the performers of Almanac Dance Circus Theatre brought to us. It was an amazing experience enjoyed by all! Thank you for your hard work and dedication to bring this program to children!"

Vice Principal, Copper Hill Elementary

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