Black History Month 2019

Many of our featured artists for Black History Month already have limited availability for February 2019. Many are available year-round, therefore it is never too early or too late to bring one of these artists to your school to enhance curriculum and showcase a vibrant perspective on culture. See below for a list of featured artists for Black History Month.

For bookings and more information, please contact 1-888-591-9092 or email [email protected].

Bboyizm The Evolution of B-boying

Explore this dynamic dance form with roots in funk music & African American culture. Available in English, bilingual or French.
Grades: K-12
Limited Availability: February and early March 2019 Only!

Ballet Creole Tounkande and Heart of Cuba 

Tounkande is a vibrant celebration of Guinea’s Malinke people. Heart of Cuba celebrates Cuban dance and traces its history and roots.
Grades: K-8
Tounkande: Available February 2019 only.  Heart of Cuba: Available March-June 2019

Leslie McCurdy – Harriet is my Hero, The Spirit of Harriet Tubman, Things my Fore-Sisters Saw

3 different solo plays about powerful contributions of women like Harriet Tubman and Viola Desmond to Black history.
Grades: Hero (K-2), Spirit (3+), Fore-Sisters (5+)
Limited Availability Year-Round.

Fana Soro – Yamo! Yamo! Greetings from West Africa

Discover West African music and culture through drumming and dance. Available in English, bilingual or French.
Grades: K-12
Limited Availability Winter/Spring 2019. Extremely limited availability Feb 2019!

wind in the leaves collective – A Piece of Twisted Steel

Through video, music, dance and spoken word poetry, this piece offers a powerful means to engage students on the challenges of displacement, racism, poverty and violence, as well as resilience in the face of these adversities.
Grades: 9-12
Limited availability year-round.