Rise Above Concert Extravaganza is a full-length concert presentation highlighting the Stilt Artistry of Black Immigrants. This engaging production incorporates aspects of folkloric and contemporary African masquerade, dance, music, storytelling poetry and song in a multi-media framework. The concert features the work of African and Caribbean Stilt masters, and both regional, national and international African and Caribbean drummers, dancers, folklorists and actors. The performance blends traditional and contemporary performing arts with innovative set, lighting, media, and both acoustic and recorded music. The Tall Spirit concert is a family friendly presentation for audiences of all ages that explores the sustained role of the stilt and drummer as wise protector, an example of communal resilience and bridge between new and old themes.
Age Appropriateness: All ages