Footworks Percussive Dance Ensemble

Dance, Music, Social Studies

  • Hay Street

Service Description

Celebrating 40 years as a performing arts ensemble, Footworks Percussive Dance Ensemble is an internationally recognized, roots-based music and dance company showcasing the cultural diversity of percussive dance. Footworks has a reputation for exceptional performances, bringing the joy and energy of percussive dance and music to audiences worldwide. Assembly Performance: Irish Roots and American Branches (K-12) Students learn the powerful role the Irish played in the shaping of North Carolina, the United States, and American culture. The program varies for different grade levels but all performances include lots of audience participation (learning songs and dance steps) and a stellar music and dance performance. Grade Levels K-12 Maximums No Student Maximum, 45-60 minutes, 4/day Technical Requirements Non-carpeted floor that is smooth with no uneven surfaces. A wooden performing surface is preferred, if available, but not required. Minimum performance space 16' wide x 8' deep. Microphone on a stand connected to the PA system in the performance space if available. Access to the performance space 45 min. to 1 hour before the performance if possible. Total Fee 1 performance- $990 / 2 performances (same day and same school) - $1,320 School Portion 1 performance- $495 / 2 performances (same day and same school)- $660 Assembly Performance: Keeping the Beat: Multicultural Influences in American Music and Dance (K-12) Footworks conveys the power and joy of percussive dance while illuminating the historical and multicultural roots of American music and dance. The program includes live music, American clogging and hamboning, Irish step dance, African dance, call-and-answer songs and more. Grade Levels K-12 Maximums Unlimited, 45-60 minutes, 4/day Technical Requirements Non-carpeted floor that is smooth with no uneven surfaces. A wooden performing surface is preferred, if available, but not required. Minimum performance space 16' wide x 8' deep. Total Fee 1 performance- $990 / 2 performances (same day and same school) - $1,320 School Portion 1 performance- $495 / 2 performances (same day and same school) - $660 References Kurtis Donnelly, Young Audiences of Maryland, 410-837-7577 ext. 113, kurtis@yamd.org Linnell Bowen, Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, 410-263-5544, lbowen@mdhallarts.org Website www.footworks.org


Contact Details

  • 301 Hay Street, Fayetteville, NC, USA

    910-323-1776

    media@theartscouncil.com