Taratibu Youth Association presents Unspoken Stories at Joe’s Movement Emporium, Mar 16

Taratibu Youth Association presents Unspoken Stories at Joe’s Movement Emporium, Mar 16

Taratibu Youth Association
Unspoken Stories

Saturday, March 16, 2019 at 4 pm

Location: Joe’s Movement Emporium

The unspoken stories of tragedy, survival and emancipation of people of color are told through the eyes of our youth. The lessons learned and the battles won will be told and experienced in honor of Black History Month. Best known for their powerful and high energy dancing, unique choreography, and exceptional vocal harmonies, Taratibu Youth Association’s performers, ages 12 to 18, bring eclectic and diverse musical influences to modern dance, ballet, hip hop, and African dance traditions.

Tickets: $30, click here.

Unspoken Stories at Clarice Smith, Feb 9

Unspoken Stories at Clarice Smith, Feb 9

Taratibu Youth Association presents:
Unspoken Stories
Saturday, February 9, 2019 . 3PM & 7PM

Venue: Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center. Dance Theatre.

The Taratibu Youth Association (TYA) celebrated Black History Month telling the unspoken stories of perseverance, resistance and freedom. TYA uses song, poetry, dance and music to tell the stories of perseverance by Anarcha, Betsy and Lucy, slave youth that underwent multiple surgeries by James Marion Simms, without anesthesia; the South African resistance against apartheid, the resistance of color and class in Brazil; to the struggles for freedom of African Americans.

Tickets: $30. Click here.

Auditions for Taratibu Youth Association at Joe’s Movement Emporium, Mar 21

Auditions for Taratibu Youth Association at Joe’s Movement Emporium, Mar 21

Taratibu Youth Association is a young people’s performing arts company that focuses on African and African American culture. We use traditional and contemporary songs, dance and movement to teach principles of community building, self-determination, and spirituality.

Taratibu Youth Association holds auditions twice a year in the spring and fall.

The next auditions are being held March 21, 2015, 12:00 – 4:00pm.

Location: Joe’s Movement Emporium

Ideally auditioning youth should be strong vocalists and experienced in dance, however, no previous experience is necessary. Youth interested in auditioning should be between 11-18 years old.

Location: Joe’s Movement Emporium
3309 Bunker Hill Road
Mt. Rainier, Maryland

What to bring: artistic resume listing any training and performance experiences

Youth auditions should include three well-rehearsed performance pieces:
Dance or step
Song
Poem or monologue

Youth should be prepared to present each piece as a solo dressed to dance and/or move with athletic shoes.

For more information click here.