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
View Article - The Advocate The Kabuki Dancers, a Lafayette-based performing arts group, is bringing its Drop the B.E.A.T. anti-bullying program to East Baton Rouge libraries this summer. The Bullying Ends After Talking program includes elements of Kabuki theater — dance, pantomime and emotionally dramatic roles. The schedule for the tour is: Monday, June 10 10 a.m. — EBR Scotlandville Branch Library, 7373 Scenic Highway 2:30 p.m. — EBR Delmont Gardens Branch Library, 3351 Lorraine St. Tuesday, June 11 2 p.m. — EBR Jones Creek Regional Branch Library, 6222 Jones Creek Road Wednesday, June 12 11
Article Credited to KATC TV 3 An anti-bullying campaign is encouraging elementary school students to talk about their problems before picking on someone. CLICK HERE TO WATCH THE FULL VIDEO The Drop the B.E.A.T (Bullying Ends After Talking) program shared ways for students to open dialogues through skits and songs. Dance and spoken word, and musical performances were also a part of Thursday’s program Members of the anti-bullying group say they hope children will learn how to talk about their problems as children to make them better adults. The campaign for anti-bullying
In the year 2008, we performed at the world-famous Apollo Theater for the Exposure Entertainment Showcase. In 2013 we got the opportunity to perform on stage at the Heymann Performing Arts Center with six of the world's finest choreographers from Harlem's renowned Apollo Theatre as they teamed up with local dancers and production crews from the area to pay tribute to the legendary iconic Apollo Theater presents: "James Brown: Get on the Good Foot - A Celebration in Dance." See some of the pictures of our performances below! [gallery