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Junior Players

Discover Africa Workshops

Time Frames
During School Day, After School, Summer, Weekend
Residency, On Campus Program
Pre K, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, Talented/Gifted


African stories, dances and drumming from a variety of cultures are explored in this Junior Players workshop. These classes will possibly culminate in a performance with African garb. African drumming available on a limited basis and students learn 2 or 3 different instruments and culminate with a performance. In all programs, participants receive Certificates of Recognition upon completion of the program. A minimum of 10 sessions required for booking.

Students Will

  • learn African folktales and stories.
  • act out African stories.
  • learn and perform African dances and music.
  • learn about African culture and history.
  • African Culture by: Catherine Chambers ISBN-13: 978-1432967857


Dates: classes available Mon - Fri
Times: 7am - 7pm
Duration: 10 Sessions minimum required. 60 Minutes Per Session
School Fee: No Pricing Information Available
Minimum Attendance: 5
Maximum Attendance: 25
Bilingual: No
Technical Needs: Large room or auditorium with space for students to move. Minimum 10 sessions required for bookings.
Other Information:

Scheduling / Booking

Instructions: To schedule a program, please call (214) 526-4076 or email [email protected]; You MUST get a confirmation from the Executive Director so that your request can be processed. Confirmation response may take 24 -72 hours.
Deadline: Must book 2 weeks prior to class start date
Cancellation Policy: Programs may be cancelled up to 30 days in advance without a penalty. With less than 30 days cancellation notice, organizations will be billed for the first month's fee. Class sessions that are cancelled with less than two weeks notice are subject to payment. In the event of DISD cancellation of after school activities for any reason including testing, inclement weather, etc., Junior Players will charge for scheduled sessions on that day.
After School Policy: Programs should have the same room each week for consistency. Rooms should be of appropriate size and conducive to the afterschool activity. Junior Players Artist Instructors are not allowed to release children to parents. Please inform the Instructors of appropriate arrival and dismissal process (for eg., picking up and bringing children back to an allocated location at a set time). A class session will consist of a maximum of 25 students and will be no longer than 60 minutes. The maximum number of students for Visions of Community & Photography is 15 students. Classes must have the same children for the duration of the session. If there are more than 15 students in the class session, a DISD staff member may be required to monitor behavior.

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