YA Charter School - Learn More
 
 
Subscribe to our Newsletters   Make a Donation   Facebook Twitter You Tube Flickr
 
   
     
 

Afro-Caribbean Showcase

Students will be amazed at this spectacular presentation of Afro-Caribbean culture. From the drummers and dancers in traditional African dress to the larger than lie stil dancers, this program is sure to engage everyone present. Students will learn about the instruments, the dances and even the food that came from Africa to the Caribbean and can be found in Louisiana today.

Artist

Zohar and the Free Spirit Stilt Walkers

Cost

Single: $826 | Double: $1239

Technical Needs

There are no technical needs necessary for this performance offering

Study Guide

No study guide is currently available online for this performance offering

About Zohar and the Free Spirit Stilt Walkers

Zohar Israel is the Founder, Manager and Musical Director of Free Spirirt African Drum and Dance Company. He is also the founder of the Free Spirit Stilt Walkers. Israel has conducted drum and dance workshops and provides historical information on various countries in Africa and their effect on Louisiana culture. His group has performed at various universities, hotels and festivals throughout the state of Louisiana and Africa. Israel is a specialist in the African drum and perceives his involvement in African drum and dance as a way of fulfilling his responsibility to keep his culture alive.

Caribbean stilt dancing offers all of us-- just like it did for the African peoples brought to the Caribbean-- a dynamic tool for self-expression and exploration.
 

Click Here to Learn More About Zohar and the Free Spirit Stilt Walkers

 
Audience for this Offering

Grade Level/s

PreK
Kindergarten
1st Grade
2nd Grade
3rd Grade
4th Grade
5th Grade
6th Grade
7th Grade
8th Grade
9th Grade
10th Grade
11th Grade
12th Grade

Curriculum/s

African American Studies
Multicultural Studies
Social Studies

Art Genre/s

Movement and Dance
Music

Format/s

Performance
 
   
 
Copyright © 2011-2017 Young Audiences of Louisiana, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
Site Created and Maintained by Jean-Paul Gisclair.