Fall Family Day Activities on Sunday, September 23 (Additional Details)
Charlotte Blake Alston sets the tone by telling short stories as participants enter the event.
Soul Science Lab duo Chen Lo and Asante Amin are dreamers: They believe that you can make whatever you imagine become real. These Afrofuturist, modern-day griots take participants on an adventure into the power of imagination, weaving stories through music and words. Creative Stage’s Dancing Storytellersexplore how to use movement to tell a story.
Participants become storytellers as they use their imaginations to help Riza Printup make up madcap tales on the spot, and listen as a jazz band improvises music and sounds to fit their creations.
Participants watch pictures come to life on wall-sized sheets of paper, as illustrator, storyteller and educator Jeff Hopkins draws, narrates and acts out a story on the spot while participants contribute sounds, movement, and their own colorful ideas.
Families have the chance to build storytelling sticks from recycled materials in this hands-on activity with Bash the Trash. Then they can play along with the Bash the Trash ensemble, which will perform original story songs.
Participants will learn the basics of film scoring and how music can affect the mood of a story from Gabriel Lugoand Frankie LeRoux in an activity designed by Rob Pollock.
Families capture memories of their visit to Carnegie Hall by taking photos with musical props in front of a backdrop of the legendary Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage.