Drummers, storytellers, and athletes-the members of GuGu Drum Group direct from Shanghai, China will engage audiences with their high-energy theatrical drum drama. The show features drum vignettes accompanied by projections based on timeless Chinese proverbs, fables, and fairy tales. Director Yang Xiaodong utilizes authentic ancient drum movements as well as the ancient drums to depict historical and culturally significant drum compositions that present profound insight into unity, human evolution, awareness, wisdom, social commitment, and communication through percussive movements.
For more information, visit ordway.org/event/gugu-drum-group-school-performance/ and ordway.org/festival/school-days/.
Cost per child/student: $3.50
Cost per adult/educator: $3.50
Target grade level: This performance is suitable for all ages.
Sibling policy: Parents are asked to use their best judgment as to whether or not their younger children will be disruptive to other audience members. Everyone in attendance must have a ticket regardless of age.
Parent/guardian policy: Adult supervision is not provided. Parents who drop off their teens affirm and acknowledge that their teenagers are capable to being responsible for themselves.
Registration: full details and registration at www.homeschoolrecess.com/ft/25436
Registration help can be found at homeschoolrecess.com/group/HSAdventures/help
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