Kiona and the Little Bird Suite
As Night Falls - excerpts
Includes narration between works and a Q&A
Recommended for grades 5-12
Influenced by their Pacific Island heritage, Black Grace of New Zealand blends stomping, Samoan slap dancing, group singing and modern choreography for a unique fusion of contemporary and traditional movement. Explore modern-day cultural themes such as the impact of colonization and the concept of masculinity through dance with Artistic Director Neil Ieremia and his company.
Teacher and Student Resources
This presentation is supported by the Arts Midwest Touring Fund, a program of Arts Midwest that is funded by the National Endowment for the Arts, with additional contributions from Minnesota State Arts Board and the Crane Group.
This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a Minnesota State Arts Board Operating Support grant, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the arts and cultural heritage fund.