PLG Arts and the Crown Heights branch of the Brooklyn Public Library Present
Saturday, March 25, 11 am
Rebel Girls: musical tales of extraordinary women! A colorful original musical adaptation of Elena Favilli and Francesca Cavallo’s “Goodnight Stories for Rebel Girls,” and Penelope Bagieu’s “Brazen,” featuring composer/narrator Mary Spencer Knapp and choreographer/dancer Veronica Simas de Souza. Through this interactive presentation we will learn the stories of some of history’s most fearless pioneers, from ancient Egyptian ruler Hatshepsut to 20th century performer, activist and spy Josephine Baker. Recommended for families with children ages 2-10.
Veronica Simas de Souza is a Brooklyn-based teaching artist, performer, and choreographer rooted in the North Indian classical dance form of Kathak with over 20 years of experience.
Mary Spencer Knapp is a multi-instrumentalist, composer and founder of The Nightingale Fam: original children’s music programs and classes in the Prospect Lefferts Gardens neighborhood.
PLG Arts supports local artists, sponsors events, and inspires the vibrant creative community in Prospect Lefferts Gardens and the surrounding Brooklyn neighborhoods.