Carnival Cut-Up: Charleston, SC
A JOURNEY THROUGH NEW ORLEANS MUSIC, DANCE, AND PARADING CULTURE
A theatrical production that presents the evolution of New Orleans second-line parades and Carnival music. The interactive music and dance performances escalate in energy and participation as brass bands, S&P Club steppers, and Mardi Gras Indians parade throughout the audience. Local Charleston artists and students are included in parts of the show as the narrative highlights the community bonding power of New Orleans music and parade traditions.