FAYETTEVILLE — The energetic and talented April C. Turner of Life as Art Productions will perform Dancing Stories at the Museum of the Cape Fear on Saturday, Feb. 1 at 2 p.m. in the museum’s multi-purpose room.
“Ms. Turner’s performance is a favorite among museum visitors. She presents valuable life lessons in her stories and teaches dances that symbolize West African traditions and culture,” states Leisa Greathouse, curator of education at the Museum of the Cape Fear. “Many folks make Ms. Turner’s program part of their Black History Month celebration, and what a better start to the month then by attending Dancing Stories on Feb. 1st?”
Turner is an accomplished writer, actress and theatre producer. She uses the arts to expose individuals and communities to new ideas while offering artistic methods for maximizing potential. With her company, Life As Art Productions, she tours theatre productions, concerts, arts education performances and residencies to academic communities throughout the country. She uses performances as a tool to facilitate cultural education and inspire constructive conversation about social concerns. She has also had numerous TV roles on such shows as Rectify, Outcast, Unanswered Prayers (Lifetime), Army Wives (Lifetime), Ditch Digger’s Daughters (Family Channel) and the television show, Revolution (NBC).
For more information, please call 910-500-4243, or visit our website: www.museumofthecapefear.ncdcr.gov, and follow the North Carolina Department of Natural and Cultural Resources on Facebook and Instagram.