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Program Information

Number of Artists: 1

Grade Levels: 6-8, 9-12, K-5

Program Length: 45 minutes

Ideal Audience Size: Flexible

Maximum Audience Size: 200

Setup Time: Minimal

Breakdown Time: Minimal

Technical Requirements: 10' x 15' stage or open area, standing microphone, chair

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Artists Fees

Half Day Fee: $650 - $850

Full Day Fee: $1100 - $1300

Fee Notes

Tour only.

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Len Cabral

Stories from Cape Verde & the World



Program Type

Elementary School Assemblies, Middle School Assemblies, High School Assemblies, Residencies

Subject Areas

Storytelling, Culture Studies, Oral Language, US History, World History

Len Cabral, storyteller of Cape Verdean ancestry, tells stories from Africa, the Caribbean, the Cape Verde Islands, and the southern United States. Listeners are taken on journeys far and near, with each story offering a lesson and an invitation to imagine through poetry, dance, mime, myths, and fables. In grade appropriate settings, Len Cabral teaches through his storytelling, touching on health, moral and social issues, and conflict resolution.

It's a Funny World (K-12) consists of stories of unconscionable tricksters from the famous--such as Br'er Rabbit of African-American folklore to the lesser known story of Nho Lobo of the Cape Verde Islands.

Stories of Color From Around the World (K-12) Len tells stories from Africa, the Caribbean, the Cape Verde Islands and the Southern United States. The setting for these stories may vary, but many similarities are apparent. The stories told in this performance vary depending on the age and grade level of the students.