This performance is part of the Krannert Center Youth Series, school-day performances for public, private, and home schools, grades PreK-12.
Young Yeila dreams of being a superstar but her lack of confidence gives her awful stage fright. With advice from her mother and mentors, Yeila begins her journey to find roots, get confidence, and be amazing! Travel with Yelia 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 Yelia as she discovers the fun of her multi-cultural heritage.
Connects to Illinois Learning Standards in Fine Arts, Social/Emotional Learning, English Language Arts, and Social Sciences.
Recommended for grades PreK-2
Performance length: 45 minutes