PROGRAMS

PROGRAMS

Arabiqa

Artist: Karim Nagi
Type: Performance
Art Form: Dance
Grade Level: K-12
Scheduling Request

Egyptian-American Karim Nagi helps to introduce students to Arab dance and Arab music in a high-energy performance featuring exciting traditional dances, and soulful folk music played on a variety of traditional instruments. Karim uses authentic costumes, maps, Arabic language, lots of audience participation, and humor, as he enlightens his audience about a captivating world beyond the headlines. Students will clap unique rhythms, dance, and celebrate as they learn about these ancient cultural traditions. A former faculty member of the New England Conservatory of Music, Karim now performs nationwide to great acclaim with the SHARQ Arabic Music Ensemble. He is a master percussionist and Arab dancer who likes to have fun with his audience

Note: Available live online and pre recorded for remote learning.

Length: 45-60 Minutes
Audience Limit: 300 (flexible)
Curriculum Connection: Arab Dance, Music and Culture

Remote Single (live or pre recorded with follow up Q+A): $525

Single Show: $650

Back-To-Back: $1,105

Three-In-A-Row $1,560

Four-In-A-Row: $2,015

Travel Fee: based upon National Standard Mileage Rate (Business)

Note: pricing may vary for weekend/out-of-school time

Processing fee of $30 added to all contracts

Remote (live online)
School sets up link for remote meeting and makes the artist a co-host. Screen share must be enabled, however please turn off ‘annotation’ feature. Artist may need to sign on 20-30 minutes prior to the meeting to check sound levels. A representative from the school must be on the call to spotlight artist video, facilitate Q+A and mute students as needed. Please introduce the performers as a Young Audiences of Massachusetts ensemble.

Remote (pre recorded)
School has access to the video for one week unless otherwise stated in contract. Do not distribute video link outside of the agreed upon parties. Please introduce the performer as a Young Audiences of Massachusetts artist.

Remote Q & A
School sets up link for remote meeting and makes the artist a co-host. A representative from the school must be on the call to facilitate Q+A and mute students as needed. Please introduce the performer as a Young Audiences of Massachusetts artist.

In-person

Provisions:

  • 1 reserved parking space
  • 1 small table 1 armless chair
  • Large whiteboard or flip chart and markers
  • 2 microphones on stands
  • 1 wireless microphone (if available)
  • Water for 1 person

Performance Space: Auditorium or classroom is fine, provided artist and all students fit comfortably and artist has ample space to move around.

Grade levels: K-­12

Audience Limit: 300 (flexible)

Performance length: 45 minutes-1 hour

Arrival time before first performance: 20 minutes

Strike time: 10 minutes

Time needed between performances: 10 minutes

Please introduce the performer as a Young Audiences of Massachusetts artist.

Visiting Artist, available in person April 25-29, 2022. This program is available online throughout the year.

Double the mileage below to account for the trip and the return trip