Performance

Gumboots!

Languages

English, French

Discipline

Dance

Availability

In-Person

Number of participants

250

Themes

African Culture, Black Legacy

Age

Children ages 5 - 11, Children ages 12 - 18, Junior Kindergarten, Senior Kindergarten, Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8, Grade 9, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12

About this program

Just Aïssi’s African Dance Company takes participants back in time, sharing the cultural heritage of South Africa. See professional dancers performing the gumboot dance! By hitting the ground with their boots, they recreate South African rhythms and songs. participants will learn the history of this means of communication developed by miners before 1970s. Available upon request.

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Pricing

In person

One performance: 1 hour $895 + HST

Two performances: same school in one day $ 1,495 + HST

For venues located more than 50 km from the centre of Ottawa, an additional fee of $100 + HST will be charged, in addition to the usual transportation fees.

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