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Setting the Stage

In celebration of Black History Month, Setting the Stage is an interactive walk through African-American dance history.  The multi-media presentation combines live performances by local and national dancers, featuring new, original choreographic works, with a narrated slide presentation.

Setting the Stage was created in 1997 by KCFAA Executive Director Tyrone Aiken, who was inspired by Classic Black – a photo documentary originally presented at the Lincoln Center in New York City to commemorate African-Americans in classical dance prior to 1970.

The program’s goals are to continue KCFAA’s mission of using the beauty and humanity of the African-American heritage, and other cultures, to unite people of all ages, races and backgrounds.

Program Quick Facts for 2014:

  • Location: Your School or Business
  • Date: Week of February 18-24, 2014
  • Times: Between 8:30am and 3:00pm, during school day
  • Fee: $600 per presentation
  • Grades: 3rd – 12th
  • Length: 60 minutes
  • Other: Must have floor area (20′ x 30′ minimum)

Setting the Stage – Study Guide

 

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