Please save the date for a virtual storytime on Sunday, March 14th at 4 pm with Habiba Addo. RSVP for this event here.
Habiba is a native of Ghana, West Africa. She holds a degree in Theater and a Certificate of Dance from Portland State University. She teaches and performs dance, rhythm, and stories from Ghana, Guinea, Gambia, and Senegal. She also shares the rich African cultures present today in Cuba and Brazil.
Habiba has also performed and taught the community in dance, storytelling, and theater through organizations such as Young Audiences, White Bird, Oregon Ballet Theater, Interstate Firehouse Cultural Center, Tygres Heart Shakespeare Company, Mambo Queens, Northwest Afrikan American Ballet, Montessori Schools, Cedarwood Waldorf School, Oregon Episcopal School, Miracle Theater, Milagro Bailadores, and Portland State University’s World Dance Office. She is a recipient of the Lila Jewel award (2000), an Arts Alive grant (2000), and multiple technical assistant grants from the Regional Arts and Culture Council (1998, 2002, and 2012)
Habiba sees what a powerful tool storytelling is in teaching core values. Her stories are meant to inspire, entertain and provoke. Habiba lives her art through continuous study and practice. She combines her knowledge and deep appreciation for these cultures with her natural talent for storytelling and prodigious vocal abilities. Through her work, Habiba has been empowering children and adults from all walks of life. Habiba Addo offers a warm, interactive, multi-cultural performance.
Learn more about Habiba here.
Suggested donation for this event $10-15 per family (links to Evangel Bybee’s Venmo who will collect and distribute funds).