Africa Alive

Milton Gray

This performance of African culture and storytelling teaches the importance of oral communication in traditional African life. It focuses on the storytelling tradition of the Ashanti people of West Africa, home of Anansi the Spider. This is an especially effective performance when paired with the dance workshop, Anansi the  Spider.


To schedule this program please contact us at 816-531-4022 or by email at


Grade Levels: K,1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8

Fees: $314 single, $627 double / The break between performances must not exceed 90 minutes to receive the reduced rate. Title 1 Schools may qualify for funding assistance.

Maximum Audience Size: 250

Program Length: 50 minutes

Teacher Guide: Africa Alive TPG

Requirements: Small table; microphone (clip-on wireless); artist needs about 10 minutes set up time before the performance; teachers must be present at all times during performance

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