Tue, Oct 10, 2023
Havana Hop: a children’s tale of culture and confidence!
Young Yeila dreams of being a superstar, but her lack of confidence gives her awful stage fright. With her mother’s and mentors’ advice, Yeila begins her journey to find her roots, get confidence and be amazing! Travel with Yeila who visits her grandmother in Cuba to add a salsa flavor to her own hip-hop style! The audience gets to dance along in this dynamic participation play where one actress creates three generations of lively women. Journey with Yeila as she discovers the fun of her multicultural heritage.
Recommended ages: PreK-3
Written, Choreographed and Performed by Paige Hernandez
With original music by Nick “Nick tha 1da” Hernandez
Directed by Danielle Drakes
Set Design by Kris Funn
Projections by Paige Hernanadez/Ruthmarie Tenorio
Commissioned by Wolf Trap Institute for Early Learning, VA
Developed by Playhouse Square, OH
Shaw Entertainment Group