Developed for students in grades 2nd-8th, The Adventures of Malcolm and Harriet is an exciting theatrical experience by young people for their peers. It tells the story of two young people who, inspired by the spirit of an ancestor, set out to clean up their neighborhood by fixing up an abandoned house, only to find […]
10AM & 2PM programs Theme: Sounds and Movement of Africa Kick off Kwanzaa with a traditional celebration led by Asase Yaa African American Dance Theater. Join us for a presentation on Kwanzaa, drum and dance performance, Djembe drum class, African dance, pottery workshop, and contribute to our community mural.
10AM & 2PM programs Theme: Redefining Drums of Passion Hear and learn about the rhythms created around the same time as Kwanzaa from the world-acclaimed album Drums of Passion. This program includes a drum workshop, musical performance, a pottery workshop and an opportunity to contribute to our community mural.
10AM & 2PM programs Theme: Voices of our Youth Take a journey through Africa and the diaspora with Asase Yaa Youth Ensemble and storyteller Sharon Gordon for a program filled with Jamaican folktales and songs, dances from the Malian Empire, traditional Ghananian drum class, plus a pottery workshop and an opportunity to contribute to our […]
Asase Yaa School of the Arts presents Dreams Do Come True, their 10th Annual Concert to celebrate the end of their academic year on Sunday, June 19, 2022, 4pm at the Jamaica Performing Arts Center, 153-10 Jamaica Avenue, Jamaica, NY 11432. Dreams Do Come True will be the first live concert for Asase Yaa School of the Arts since […]
Our 6-week multidisciplinary theater day camp is the only summer program that offers youth (ages 4-13) a chance to contribute, create and produce an original work and full live production which is presented to a captive audience of family and friends as a finale to camp. They learn all aspects of live production including writing, […]
JOIN US FOR A DAY OF MAKING ART, WORKSHOPS, CLASSES, AND DANCE PERFORMANCES! IT’S FREE! Art Is Alive is a multi-disciplined arts conference that was established to present a multitude of art forms from an African and African diasporic experience to the community. This event is free to the public and welcomes attendees of all […]