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Omope Carter Daboiku

African American Poets from harlem REnaissance to 21st Century

Curriculum: Cultural Connections, English/Language Arts, Social Studies, Theater

Omope Carter Daboiku will dramatically present the poetry of African American poets such as Paul Laurence Dunbar and Nikki Giovanni, while exploring their use of dialect, vernacular, metaphor, simile, meter and tone. Schools may add poetry writing workshops.


Recommended Grades: 6-12

Maximum Audience: 200

Length: 45 minutes

Cost: $270 first session / $100 each additional; $500/day (performance and workshops)

Max #Sessions per Day: 4 (in combination with workshops)


WRITING WORKSHOP same day as presentation

Recommended Grades: 6-12

Maximum Audience: 25

Length: 45 minutes

Cost: $100 each session

Max. # Sessions per Day: 4 (in combination with performance)