IMAGES OF THE MOTHERLAND INTERACTIVE THEATER
Target demographics: General Public/Unspecified
Ethnic/Racial Minorities -- General
Someone who had 3 hours of volunteer time could: Workload assignments based on 4 Program assignments.
Geographic areas served: Based in Philadelphia, PA with touring throughout the United States.
presentations of drama, art, music, dance , and storytelling.
productions and 23 performances presented in 2009-2010.
"The Life & Times of Omar ibn Sayyid"
Christine Stickney-Belmont Charter School-5th Grade Learning Support Teacher writes:
"I have been teaching my students about the Civil Rights Movement during Social Studies. My students were very impressed with "The Life &
Times of Omar ibn Sayyid". It helped them to understand more about what I am trying to teach them. When we returned to school, mu supervisor
came in and the students couldn't stop talking about it. I was amazed at how much information they took with them and really appreciate it."
Judy Smith-Newtown Friends School-Head of Upper School writes:
"We very much enjoyed and recommend "The Life & Times of Omar ibn Sayyid". Our Middle School students were moved by the dramatic
portrayal of this little known historical figure. This presentation is very much in keeping with our mission as a Friends School, and nicely fit with
this years theme of "integrity".
Mel Leaman-Associate Professor of Religion-Lincloln University writes:
"The silence inthe auditorium shouted words that only the sould could speak. The crowd was captured by an astounding performance about the
sojourns of an enslaved man who refused to let the conditions at hand, defer the freedom of his heart."
Prof. Sulayman Nyang-African Studies-Howard University writes:
"Truly the prayers of Omar ibn Sayyid have been answered. We all around the world benefit from this wonderful work."
"Mambugur (Grandfather) & Tales of the Dogon"
“Your performance was really great, and I could tell people really enjoyed it. It was even cooler to see your marionette
work, and the stilt dancing in person. Everything else was spectacular . Visually and aurally it is a very interesting and
great show. It was a pleasure to work with you, thanks for your patience, and for coming and putting on a great show.”
Matt Schlatter-Aspire Entertainment
“Thank you all for your wonderful performance! As an audience member, I was constantly engaged in the story, and I
agree fully with Matt when he says it was very visually and aurally interesting- there was never a dull moment! I loved how
much fun the performers had with the audience and audience participation as well!” Aubrie Williams-Aspire Entertainment