African Soul International is a 501 (c)(3) organization. Our mission is to preserve and present the best of African Culture through the dances, songs, rhythms and stories of the African/African-American experience. We use the arts to keep youth off the streets, bring community together and build bridges of joy and compassion through positive artistic experiences.Our organization has 3 focus areas: Community Outreach, Education, and Performance
Community Outreach- offers classes, workshops and conferences that feature our amazing professional artistic team as well as master artists from throughout Guinea, Senegal, Mali, Congo, Liberia and The Gambia.
Education- Each of our programs meet Common Core standards in English Language Arts & Literacy in History/Social Studies.
Contact us to schedule a meeting to fit your curricular needs! We have over 20 years of excellence in the field of Arts Education and hope you will consider us as a resource.
Performance- African Soul International specializes in professional performances with our amazing ensemble of dancers, drummers, stilt walkers, acrobats, singers and story tellers. Here's a few links to our performances:
Promotional Video- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3WD-1PCYQnc
Performance of Ballanta, with history- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sRyGG3W0MhE
Performance of Lambang (Palace Theater)-http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xtVjW3lAob8