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Performances

Through a balance of demonstration and audience participation, captivating live performances by Young Audiences artists challenge students to think creatively. Performances lasting 45 minutes entertain and engage up to 300 students in an auditorium, gymnasium or other large group setting. Young Audiences represents a roster of over 65 musicians, singers, dancers, actors, poets, storytellers and visual artists.

"Young Audiences allows Kumbuka to reach future artists and arts lovers."

- Ausettua Amor Amenkum
  Artistic Director, Kumbuka African Dance Ensemble


Performance Offerings

 

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This workshop gives examples and tools for young writers in presenting their written work to audiences. Students are given devices for better stage presence, dramatizing their writing and understanding their audience.
 

Dancing is a great way for kids of all ages to get fit. Besides being fun, dancing has many positive health benefits. Students will be taught easy to follow dance routines set to high energy Latin and international music.
 

Goat in the Road Productions (GRP) presents four student-written plays performed by its award-winning company of professional actors, bringing high quality theatre filled with lights, sound, costumes & props to cafeterias, libraries and museums throughout Louisiana.
 

A delightful 45-minute version of this classic favorite!
 

Harmony has a definition in music, but more importantly in relationship building and conflict resolution. This program shares through musical experiences what it means to be "in harmony" with each other and how people have used music to communicate.
 

Artist: Donald Lewis
This interactive program is composed of well-loved stories from North America and around the world dealing with conflict resoulation. The audience participates in the series of stories as well as a discussion of important issues facing young people.
 

Artist: Toni B!
Travel the globe with master dance instructor Toni Batiste as she wows the audience with steps from the old world and modern dances. Students experience the music, dance and vocabulary particular to such varying regions as South America, Europe and North America.
 

Grayhawk draws students into another time period through stories and his original compositions of Native Americans. Students will become part of each story by portraying characters, singing refrains and learning a friendship dance.
 

The Panorama Jazz Band has adapted a special program of holiday songs from around the world that offer a unique musical and cultural experience. The program shows how music unites us all.
 

Halloween, Christmas, Mardi Gras, St. Patrick's Day, Easter, and Independence Day - find the story that's right for the season.
 

Artist: Frank Levy
Students can't help getting caught up in Instant Theater with award-winning educator and director Frank Levy as he enlists audiences members as the cast and crew of a theatrical, historical or famous event performed on the spot.
 

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This workshop is a beginner class for young people to establish a foundation for writing spoken word.
 

Ivoire Spectacle offers high energy performances demonstrating West African culture, dance, music, and instruments.
 

Celebrated local poet Chuck Perkins' distinctive lyrical flow pays homage to the great city he calls home, New Orleans. He walks students through many aspects of New Orleans culture in his own unique style, modeling just how cool poetry can be.
 

Students learn to distinguish different rhythms like traditional jazz, samba, rock and hip hop all while hearing the music of popular jazz musician Desmian Barnes
 

Artist: Frank Levy
This interactive program uses humor and student participation to demonstrate successful strategies for increasing self-esteem and improving performance on LEAP tests.
 

Look Up! is an original play with three actors that addresses bullying, cooperation, tolerance, and ecology.
 

Colorful and courageous citizens who formed the unique city of New Orleans are brought to life by actors in period costume.
 

Artist: Carl LeBlanc
This program, developed by Carl Leblanc, traces Louisiana's performance art forms through song and dance. Students will sing and dance the Can-Can and Cajun two-step beginning with the Louisiana Purchase through the modern hip-hop steps of today.
 

Artist: Dave James
Mathematical melodies uses various songs to illustrate the deep connection between music and mathematics. Students count and clap along as they learn musical concepts that are closely related to adding, multiplying and dividing.
 
 
 
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GPOA Foundation Awards Young Audiences of Louisiana with Grant to Fund Girls in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) Summer Initiative.


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Arts Council New Orleans Community Arts Grant Videography Professional Development Program


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Young Audiences of Louisiana (YALA) in partnership with The Helis Foundation announced plans to expand their successful early learning program, Baby Artsplay!™, to eight cultural institutions across the city of New Orleans.


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Young Audiences Arts for Learning will Host more than 150 Events and Programs across the US in Celebration of National Young Audiences Arts for Learning Week, April 9–April 22, 2017.


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