Glenda Zahra Baker And Emily Hooper Lansana collectively known as In the Spirit.
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In the Sprit combines the talents of vocalist Glenda Zahra Baker and Storyteller Emily Hooper Lansana. Emily and Zahra share the belief that creative expression can be a positive force of change. For more 13 years, they have worked together teaching and performing their message of hope and determination.

In the Spirit weaves stories, songs, rhythms, role-plays, chants and poetry into interactive lessons on Black History. Their programs encourage reflection, problem solving, and self-expression as they reinforce the positive values of the Black community.

Glenda Zahra Baker, is an acclaimed musician recognized for her performance work and teaching skills. Her resume includes work with ETA Creative Arts foundation, Old Town School of Folk Music, Ravina Festival, Albany Park Theater and Chicago Public Schools.

Emily Hooper Lansana, noted storyteller and educator, is the former Director of Education at Lincoln Center Theater. Her experience includes teaching storytelling and performance at: Columbia College, Chicago State University, the University of Chicago, The Guild Complex and in the Public School Schools. In addition to her performance work, she currently serves as Arts-in-Education consultant for ETA Creative Arts Foundation and Muntu Dance Theater.

While many groups think of booking during Black History Month, Performance Duo IN the Spirit is available all year long. Their extensive repertoire means that their programs are appropriate in many venues and address multiple issues.

Glenda Zahra Baker And Emily Hooper Lansana collectively known as In the Spirit. In the Sprit combines the talents of vocalist Glenda Zahra Baker and Storyteller Emily Hooper Lansana. Emily and Zahra share the belief that creative expression can be a positive force of change. For more 13 years, they have worked together teaching and performing their message of hope and determination. In the Spirit weaves stories, songs, rhythms, role-plays, chants and poetry into interactive lessons on Black History. Their programs encourage reflection, problem solving, and self-expression as they reinforce the positive values of the Black community. Glenda Zahra Baker, is an acclaimed musician recognized for her performance work and teaching skills. Her resume includes work with ETA Creative Arts foundation, Old Town School of Folk Music, Ravina Festival, Albany Park Theater and Chicago Public Schools. Emily Hooper Lansana, noted storyteller and educator, is the former Director of Education at Lincoln Center Theater. Her experience includes teaching storytelling and performance at: Columbia College, Chicago State University, the University of Chicago, The Guild Complex and in the Public School Schools. In addition to her performance work, she currently serves as Arts-in-Education consultant for ETA Creative Arts Foundation and Muntu Dance Theater. While many groups think of booking during Black History Month, Performance Duo IN the Spirit is available all year long. Their extensive repertoire means that their programs are appropriate in many venues and address multiple issues. In the spirit of Community ¿ In the spirit of History ¿ In the spirit of IMAGINATION.

You may request: Storyteller Emily Hooper Lansana or Vocalist Glenda Zahra Baker Or the Performance Duo In the Spirit.


For additional Information or bookings, Contact:
Emily Hooper Lansana
(773) 483-9185
E-mail: Qelansana@aol.com
Please contact us with questions.
We look forward to working with you!

 

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