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Tad-Poles

Teaching kids to “walk tall” through stilt walking and dancing from West African and Caribbean traditions.

About Tad-Poles

Tad-Poles is a semester-based arts education program open to all individuals 12+ years of age. It gives participants the opportunity to “Walk Tall” as they dance, do acrobatics, and entertain audiences on stilts.

Tad-poles workshops:

  • Create an appreciation of the performing arts and cultural understanding of the arts from other countries
  • Cultivate the skills of imagination and collaboration
  • Encourage good health through joyful physical activity
  • Offer opportunities to build confidence through community performances
  • Connect participants to enriching educational experiences with guest artists from around the world

Special thanks to our sponsors: