Friday, March 20 at 10AM
Running Time: approximately 60 minutes
Recommended Grades: 4 – 8
To book your school group reservations, please contact Linda Beard at (973) 382-1035 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Seating at performances is reserved by school group and begins thirty minutes prior to shows. When booking, please let us know of any special accommodations or wheelchair accessible seating requirements so we can make every effort to accommodate your group’s needs.
Award-winning hip hop artist and TEDx speaker Shaun Boothe pours his talent into a presentation designed to motivate young audiences using rap songs that chronicle the extraordinary lives of cultural icons. In this inspiring multimedia performance, Shaun Boothe discusses strength, character, media and the role of women in society. The life stories of cultural icons Ruth Bader Ginsberg, Malala Yousafzai and Oprah Winfrey are told through music and rhyme. Shaun packages history in a way that connects with students and reinforces the importance of living a meaningful life. It is a celebration of greatness made not just to inform and entertain but to inspire and awaken the greatness within us all. By “learning from the greats,” students will examine their own strengths and goals then take away actionable lessons that will energize their lives.
Curriculum Connections: Visual and Performing Arts, Music, Language Arts, Literature, Social Studies, History
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If you or a member of your party is in need of assistance please notify SOPAC at the time your tickets are purchased. The SOPAC Box Office can be reached at (973) 313-2787.
School Performances at SOPAC are supported in part by 2019-20 SOPAC Season Sponsor BCB Community Bank, Hearst Foundations, Orange Orphan Society, The Provident Bank Foundation, The Rea Charitable Trust, Investors Foundation, Howard Gilman Foundation, PSEG Foundation and George A. Ohl, Jr. Trust, John J. Cali School of Music at Montclair State University and Eventage & Matt and Jennifer Glass.