20 for 20

Our Tad-Poles need your help!

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or, text "DONATE" to 817-873-3832 and follow the prompts.

Since 2008, our Tad-Poles stilt-dancing classes have impacted hundreds of children in our community. While stretching, balancing & dancing, they’ve learned discipline & artistry & learned the joy that comes from working hard to achieve goals.

They are becoming artists – every great artist takes inspiration from someone greater than themselves & for these kids, that somone is the Brooklyn Jumbies. Based in Caribbean & African traditions, the Jumbies have become giants in their field. They are true professionals & have travelled the world, performing in festivals and museums. Everywhere they go they create a massive spectacle with their acrobatic dancing and glorious wearable sculptures by Laura Anderson Barbata. The children in Tad-Poles are incredibly inspired by them. They see their success & realize how far dedication to a craft can take them. They want to learn from them.

The Jumbies founded the Tad-Poles back in 2008, & were scheduled to return this June for intensive workshops with our current group of young stilters. Unfortunately, funding for these classes has suddenly fallen through & we need your help to make this invaluable opportunity a reality.

In honor of our 20th season, we are launching our $20 for 20 donation campaign, seeking to raise $20,000 to make these highly anticipated classes a reality. 

Every child (even one on stilts) needs someone to look up to. Help them keep dreaming big. 

CLICK HERE TO DONATE NOW

or, text "DONATE" to 817-873-3832 and follow the prompts.