WHEN: Sun, Dec 8, 2-4pm; Tue, Dec 10, 6:30-8pm. No appointment necessary. No experience necessary. adults, teens, and kids (8 and up)
WHERE: Burgdorff Center for the Performing Arts, 10 Durand Rd, Maplewood
Auditioners should be prepared to tell a fable or folk story of their choice (in animated fashion) or cold read a scene from the show. They may also be asked to sing a simple song and learn a simple dance combo.
Performance dates: Jan 31 & Feb 7, @ 7pm; Feb 1 & 2 and 8 & 9, @ 1pm and 3pm (double matinees on Saturday & Sunday)
Rehearsals begin immediately, 2-3 times per week (as holiday conflicts allow), at the Burgdorff and other local venues.
About the show:
To honor Black History Month, The Strollers presents this enchanting ensemble show celebrating African roots and culture. Tales from the rich treasure of African folklore are depicted through dance, music, storytelling, and scenes.
The music in the show consists of African drums and other percussive instruments. If you would like to showcase your talents, contact us to join the band!
Dancers with a knowledge of African dance and movement are encouraged to join the fun. We hope to tap the wealth of local knowledge of African traditions to infuse the production with authenticity and integrity. Contact us to learn more!