A Blessing in Disguise
Yesterday the worst........happened to me, my friend, family
or a stranger. Is it a blessing? Often times, hidden within
the heart of the problem is the biggest gift of all, a lesson
to be learned. Listen to or participate in the telling of
both personal and religious stories from our community at
Waves of Adventure
When you swim in the ocean or dance in a river, you can hear
waters' special symphony singing in your ears. How can you
re-create the musical/moving story of the water? Travel around
the world with only your imagination, voice, and body. Discover
the many magical, mysteries of water on this amazing earth.
What can we do to help our water stay clean and beautiful?
The Fastest Plane
the world in 45 minutes: a multi-lingual program. Together
we will dance through the streets of America, Mexico and India.
Discover the similarities and differences between these diverse
cultures. Leave the program wanting to read more folk tales
and tell more stories. | study
Magic of the Sea
of the ocean and the creatures of the islands capture our
imagination and take us on a creative learning adventure.
An exploration of life above and under sea level told through
music, story and acrobatics. Become a manta ray and a shark
as you listen and participate in folk tales and true stories
from Indonesia. | study
certainly are the smartest creatures. In these delightful
Asian versions of Aesop's Fables, it is the creatures that
teach us about Indian culture, geography and history. Leave
the program dancing like a monkey, slithering like a snake
and roaring like a tiger! | study
our journey to and survival in a new land. Many people came
here by choice and others were forced to come here bringing
with them only their stories. Travel back in time to Senegal,
Russia and England to hear historical stories of immigration
to the United States from the 1600's to present day. Walk
away with a broader understanding of our diverse community
both in the past and present. | study
Classically Different Adventures
surface, people may look different, but at heart they are
all our heroes. Classic Folk Tales like Thumbelina told from
the perspective of another culture. A fun and adventurous
program that explores the characteristics of a traditional
hero in a non-traditional style. | study
Festa: A Dance of Cultures
including three Musician/Dancers) Let us dance across
Brazil. Let us dance and play music across Brazil. We can
travel from the Atlantic Ocean to the Amazon, over the mountains
and through the fast moving cities. Listen to folk tales,
songs and personal stories about a country that is passionate
about life and community.
A Link in the Circle
is like to be so immersed in a culture where your guesthouse
owner becomes your adopted "Aunt?" Discover what it means
to travel alone with only the support of total strangers.
Witness the differences and similarities between these diverse
Tales of Mystery where the Fool Prevails
the fool with his naiveté outwits everyone or loses it all.
Sometimes the "fool" is actually the smartest one of all underneath
the wit and humor. Try to solve the riddle before the characters
does. Stories where the wisdom lies in the simplest answer.
Welcoming In the New Year
family has a special way of bringing in the New Year. Sometimes
they celebrate this holiday on a different date than January
1st like the Chinese New Year or the Jewish New Year, Rosh
Hashanah. Sing, dance and bring in the New Year on any day
of the year with these three unusual yet very traditional
tales about the "same holiday".