Afoutayi Dance, Music, and Arts - Concert Artist

Afoutayi Dance, Music, and Arts Co

About Afoutayi: Afoutayi Haitian Dance, Music, and Arts is a performance company that promotes Haitian culture through music, art, dance, and history education. Ensemble founder Djenane Saint Juste is a renowned teacher, musician, dancer, and children’s book author.

Program Description: Afoutayi presents an interactive, movement-based program that incorporates call-and-response, body percussion, and an introduction to Haitian and Afro-Caribbean culture. Students will be introduced to a variety of instruments, learn some dance moves, and experience the power of storytelling. This year's concert will feature Djenane Saint Juste’s children's books, The Mermaid and the Whale and Ti Sonson ak Pouvwa Tanbou.

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Supporting Materials Packet: Coming in August!

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