Oriki Theater

Oriki Theater

Oriki Theater is a nonprofit community theater that brings to its audiences a shared experience of the real Africa, its people and their way of life. Their African folk theater style is one which uses a unique combination of dance, drama, music, poetry, folk stories and the drum.

Founded in 1992,

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Sharing Africa


Program Description

“Your performance was outstanding! You taught, you entertained, and you involved our students.”
– AG, Special Day Class Teacher, San Mateo, California

“You covered terminology we use in the classroom study of Ghana, Mali, Songhai, – you also got our students to participate … history came alive!”
– SN, Teacher, Mountain View, California

Sharing Africa is a fun, colorful, high energy


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Program Detail

Program type: Field Trip, Performance, Residency (including camps), Workshops & Classes
Artistic Discipline: Dance, Multi-discipline, Music, Storytelling, Theatre
Cultural Origin: African
Subject: Language Arts, Other, Social Studies
Population Served Pre-K, Kindergarten, Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8, Grade 9, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12
Bilingual: Yes
Length of :Program 50 minutes

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