African Playground

Traditional Music Society

Engage younger students in the games, dances, and music of Senegal, Nigeria, Guinea, and Ghana as they discover the role these activities play in the everyday lives of African children. 


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


Grade Levels: K,1,2

Fees: $653 single, $994 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

Availability: Tuesdays and Thursdays starting by 11:00 AM

Program Length: 50 minutes

Location: At Your School

Teacher Guide: African Playground TPG

Requirements: Wood floor or stage (24' x 28' preferred); dressing area--not restroom; PA system with three microphones (five preferred) on boom stands; large world map (or map of Africa); area should be clean and clear of students 30 minutes before performance. Note: If a wood floor is not available, program content is adjusted for lower impact dance styles.

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