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ROANOKE SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA (RSO)

  • WHO: Schools and educational venues request Atumpan through the RSO

  • WHAT: Atumpan composes with the audience in assembly style programs (theme based world music, folklore, dance)

  • HOW:  contact Sarah Wardle Jones, Community Engagement & Education Director for RSO 128 E. Campbell Ave. Roanoke, VA 24011 direct: (540)682-8317

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TRYON PALACE

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VIRGINIA STAGE COMPANY (VSC)

  • WHO:  Kroc Center of Hampton Roads serves as a VSC Public Works site for Atumpan's ACT Dance Theatre classes

  • WHAT: Residence-based for theatre, multi-disciplinary dance, and percussion weekly to culminate in a production

  • HOW:  contact Patrick Mullins, Director of Public Works Virginia Stage Company vastage.org (757)627-6988 x310

Educational Collaborations

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WINTER 2018

PARTNERSHIP 2018-2019

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 26, 2018:  Annual Harambe for the Holidays Kwanzaa

  • Stageplay & marketplace at the Kroc Center

  • Sponsored in part by the Virginia Commission for the Arts

  • Original stage play written by Corey the Talented Blind Guy full of music, songs, dance and characters that celebrate the principles of the season 

  • FREE FAMILY FUN 

MONDAYS & THURSDAYS, OCT-DEC 2018:  ACT Dance Theatre at the Kroc Center 

  • 6:00pm-8:15pm for ages 8-adult

  • Theatre, multi-disciplinary dance, percussion

  • Sponsored in part through Public Works educational outreach of Virginia Stage Co.

MONDAYS & THURSDAYS, OCT-DEC 2018

MONDAYS FEB-MAY 2019

Virginia Stage Company (VSC) & Kroc Center

  • Public Works is a VSC arts education outreach program 

  • ACT Dance Theatre is a Public Works member providing arts-ed with VSC

  • The Kroc Center is the location for ACT Dance Theatre as VSC Public Works programming 

  • WHO:  Tryon Palace guests

  • WHAT: Collaborative projects with Jonkonnu and Atumpan, Reenactments and cultural exhibitions at Tryon Palace Fairs and lecture series

  • HOW:  contact Sharon C Bryant, African American Outreach Coordinator. Direct: 252-639-3592 Main: 252-639-3500 sharon.bryant@ncdcr.gov

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WORLDSTRIDES

  • WHO:  Middle/High schools traveling nationally to Williamsburg request Atumpan as part of their itinerary for interactive, assembly style edutainment

  • WHAT: Historical journey of Africans and their traditions and customs with interactive music, stories, and songs 

  • HOW:  contact Linda Riddle and Margaret Davis, Tour Central Assistant Managers Direct: (757)253-0110 lindar@worldstrides.org

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YOUNG AUDIENCES OF

VIRGINIA (YAV)

  • WHO:  Educational venues can bring Atumpan to their location across Virginia and neighboring states, often at a subsidized rate

  • WHAT: Standards of learning based  interactive, assembly style programs, workshops, residencies,  and more

  • HOW:  contact Michelle Newcomb,
    YAV, Scheduling Services Director
    (757)961-3737 scheduling@yav.org