Take an interactive tour around the world with Dancing Drum to learn about the rhythms, songs, and drums of West Africa, the Caribbean, and the USA. This multicultural performance is full of clapping, singing, dancing, and drumming. Volunteers from the audience will have hands-on opportunities to play drums and percussion instruments onstage throughout the program. Immerse yourself in an exciting and integrated educational program that highlights the diversity and richness of music from around the world.
Each Saturday from the end of September through April at 9:30 AM, 11 AM and 1 PM, Overture Center presents Kids in the Rotunda, a series of FREE artistic programs designed for children and families. This popular performing arts series on the Rotunda Stage offers a relaxed, kid-friendly environment in which to enjoy a diverse lineup of local and regional musicians, storytellers, jugglers, theater troupes, magicians and dancers. The 1 PM performances are sign language interpreted.
Kids in the Rotunda is generously sponsored by American Girl's Fund for Children. Additional funding for Kids in the Rotunda is provided by contributions to the Overture Center for the Arts. To learn how you can help make arts experiences real for hundreds of thousands of people here in the greater Madison area, click here.