Vocal Master Class
Jazz! Gospel! R&B! Music and songs of freedom have been the constant drive in the black community. Music is universal; you find it in Churches, marches, and jazz clubs. Music was a form of communication during escapes and underground railroads. Sit under Siiyara Nelson and learn how to use your voice to tell a story.
Facilitator: Siiyara Nelson
Authors: Norman Alston, Renee Berry, Keneesha Judge, and Rashad Malik Davis
Movement has always been a way to communicate! From big celebrations to intimate ceremonies, dance tells a story. Come get your dance on as we learn famous moves and ways to communicate culture!
Facilitator: Dana Orange
JUNETEENTH ARTS FESTIVAL
Racial Equality in the Arts
Join Arts educators as they discuss Diversity and Inclusion in Arts Education. Teaching artists, educators from secondary education to collegiate will gather around the table to have a real-life discussion. YOU get to be a part of real-life change for students right in your community!
Facilitator: Kyrus Keenan Westcott
Feat. Mary Fajardo, Maria Panvini, Abbie Garner, Tania Pomales, Arthur Leo Taylor, and Rashad Malik Davis
"The Works of August Wilson"
August Wilson is the most famous black playwright of all time! Join our actors as they explore some of his famous scenes from his plays.
Director: Darryl S. Thompson, Jr.
Feat. Craig Bazan, Deonia Conquest, Isaiah Desmond, April Johnson, Alfred Lance, and Darryl Thompson Jr.
LIVE ON MAIN STREET
Artists: Hattie Beckham, Carla Helene Ezell, Quinton Greene, Erin McMillan, and Nicole Terina
Authors: Beaux Emerson, Low Key A Cappella: The Alumni Chapter, Melvin Nichols, and Ryan WilIiams
A Look into the Culture
Feel the rhythm of the music and follow along a cultural journey through the art of movement
Choreographer: Rhapsody Taylor
Feat. Rhapsody Taylor, Novae Barnes, Tyisha Cummings, Igory Nnani, Eddy Sainmervil Jr., Rhapsody Taylor, and Mary Thorp
Join us as we explore how to create original forms of descriptive writing using culture, poetry, drama and fiction. Using skills from famous black poets from Langston Hughes and Maya Angelou to Amanda Gorman we hope to spark a poet in you!
Facilitators: Chantel Washington & Beatrice Alonna
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Join us for our very first juneteenth arts festival
Through the art of vocal performances, dance, poetry, artistry, workshops, play readings, and more, we can’t wait to educate our community, inspire artists, and uplift the culture as we focus on UNITY and celebration!
Join us on June 19 for an all-day event STARTING AT 10 AM celebrating Black excellence.
Join the cast of DREAMGIRLS as they sing songs of Struggle and Strength! Take a journey with us as we reflect on where we came from, what we’ve endured, and why we uplift our stories!
Director: Danielle Harley-Scott
Feat. Craig Bazan, Salimah Davis, Danielle Harley-Scott, Chimere Lynn, Malik Muhammad, Siiyara Nelson, Javon Nobles, Dana Orange, and D'Lisa Vashawn