Article Via KATC News "On Monday, the Kabuki Dancers were in Opelousas unveiling a new program for Black History Month. The group is known for traveling around Acadiana and educating children on various topics such as bullying and gun violence awareness through performance. At Opelousas Junior High and Grolee Elementary, they premiered their program "The Breakdown: A Lesson in Hip-Hop History." According to Kabuki Dancers, the program focuses on the history of Hip-Hop and the important figures that pioneered the culture. There was discussion, demonstrations, and a dance workshop where the audience
Our Baton Rouge premiere of Shots Fired was another success! Thank you to all of our guest speakers and attendees who joined us for an afternoon filled with positivity, education, music and dance! Special thanks to Mayor-President Sharon Weston Broome, the Baton Rouge Police Department, Moms Demand Action, Boys & Girls Club of Greater Baton Rouge, the Louisiana Office of Cultural Development, the East Baton Rouge Parish Library, TRUCE Baton Rouge, Acadiana Center for the Arts and the Lafayette Economic Development Authority (LEDA) for believing in our vision. [gallery
We wanted to thank everyone who came out and supported us at the New Orleans premiere of our new program focused on youth gun violence and safety, Shots Fired! To book the Kabuki Dancers Shots Fired program near you, click here. Watch the video below to learn more about our latest program! [embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nc5AsfHxoFU[/embed]
We stopped by the AC23 podcast to s talk about South Louisiana B/boys, being a positive force in the lives of young people, and the importance of belonging to a Kru. Be sure to check it out on iTunes, Spotify, and Soundcloud! Click here to listen!
We finally have a website! We know you have been asking and we have delivered. See some features our new site has to offer! 1. Events We are excited to showcase some of our events so that the community can find out how to join our mission to help make a positive change. Check out our calendar page for more information over the next few months as we get ready to premier our newest program - Shots Fired! 2. Our Booking Now bookings are easier than ever, you can visit our
Article Credited to Bayou Life If you bully someone, it will hurt yourself,” nine-year-old Florence confidently states into a microphone to a group of attentive grade-school children. Some children sit in chairs with their summer camp counselors, while a talkative bunch huddle together on the floor of an event room in Ollie Burns Branch Library. Florence, wearing jean shorts, a tee, and an oversized hoodie, stands close to her mother, retelling her experience with school-yard bullies. Joining them on stage are four members of the Kabuki Dancers, a
Article Credited to The Acadiana Advocate They are an unlikely group of crusaders. Three dancers, a poet and a drummer. Their strength is a combination of narration, dance and live percussion. And a willingness to tackle the toughest of subjects. Jude Romero, Torrez Hypolite, Herb "Pucci" Green, Alex “PoeticSoul” Johnson and leader Terrance Morgan, collectively known as the Kabuki Dancers, are the progenitors of “Drop the BEAT,” which stands for Bullying Ends After Talking. On this morning, they're at the recently renamed Middlebrook Elementary. Of all the causes they could preach
View Article - The Daily Iberian Community activists from around Acadiana took to the Steamboat Warehouse Pavilion for a forum addressing bullying, gun violence, depression and other issues affecting many of our local residents. Community Call To Action was hosted by the Kabuki Dancers and featured a wide variety of speakers as well as non-profit organizations who made resources available for those attending who might be helped by them. Kabuki Dancers is a group of performing artists from the Acadiana area who work to spread positive messages in the area. Organizations
The Kabuki Dancers are known across the boot for their high intensity hip-hop routines and anti bullying messages. Now they’re taking a stand against gun violence. Recent gun violence in New Iberia inspired the Kabuki Dancers to expand their program. The group believes everyone can do their part to take a stand but they say it starts with the kids. The Shots Fired campaign officially kicks off Tuesday November 19 at the Acadiana Boy’s and Girl’s Club.
View Article - KATC3 Bullying Ends After Talking. The program aimed at stopping bully by encouraging children to talk about their problems held a program in New Iberia on Thursday The Kabuki Dancers put on an anti-bullying performance Thursday morning at the West End Park in New Iberia as part of the program. The "Drop the BEAT" program is part of the park's summer enrichment program. Organizers hope to children take the message of peace back to their communities and friends. "Hopefully the kids will take that message into their homes