Storytelling ~ everything is possible!
Greetings! Welcome! Hi! Jambo! Hola! Bon Jour! Salaam! Guten Tag! Ni Hao! Ciao! Konnichi wa!
It is my pleasure, as a multi-disciplinary artist and advocate of educational entertainment, to share a variety of theatrical, interactive, highly creative storytelling programs and work/play shops for everyone, everywhere.
As owner & artist of Oni Lasana Productions, I offer theaters, museums, schools, universities, libraries, historical organizations, senior centers, family reunions, festivals, social, corporate and community events - unique & unforgettable experiences in Language Arts, History, Music and a specialized Wellness experience.
As a Certified Laughter Yoga Leader, my latest offering "LOL 4 REAL!" - is thee most fun filled wellness program suitable for all ages.
Together, we will plan to enrich, enliven and uplift your next event. Be it a specialized storytelling appearance, children's program, theater or poetry workshop.
OLP programs will guide all audiences in thoughtful reflection, laughter, love & joy through the power of storytelling and the spoken word.
Clik on "more" to the top right of the navigation bar (at the left on your phone) to find a fabulous experience or see "program offerings" below on this page, any way you choose, you will find a program to suit your creative vision. I personally guarantee you will be delighted with any Oni Lasana Production.
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FEATURED TELLER @ The National Association of Black Storytellers Festival & Conference 2008
1 ST PLACE @ The New Jersey Storytelling Network Festival's Story Slam 2016 @ Grounds For Sculpture, New Jersey
A interactive, musical Family Theater play set during the 1800's in America.
Featured at People's Light & Theater Co. Malvern, PA. Universities, Middle Schools, Conferences, Festivals and more.
Elias' mother is like no other!
"The desire to reach for the stars is ambitious. The desire to reach hearts is wise" Maya Angelou
Elias' mother, Mary Ella Grandberry is on a book tour. She tells stories about her life before and after the Emancipation Proclamation.
Authentic enslaved African narratives are featured with the spoken word of Paul Laurence Dunbar and the music of Sweet Honey In The Rock.
Historic Kennett Square, featured Always Free, A Juneteenth Celebration on June 15, 2019
Aesop fables with a twist! or Tales of Anansi the spider from Ghana, West Africa.
Nana Aesop with the brilliant girls of Agnes Irwin School, Rosemont, Pennsylvania >
"Stories make us more alive, more human, more courageous, more loving." Madeleine L'Engle
Brother Dunbar Poetry & Performance workshop is published in this book.
A one day or 8 weeks artist-in-residence program for elementary to university students.
"With all its sham, drudgery, and broken dreams, it is still a beautiful world. Be cheerful. Strive to be happy."
Iconic Author, Prolific Poet & Professor Nikki Giovanni invited Oni to rap Paul Dunbar's "We Wear The Mask" in this book.
Also hear Oni with Nikki's rendition of Gwendolyn Brooks "We Real Cool" and an excerpt from Dr. Martin Luther King Jr's "I Have a Dream" speech in this award winning audio book "Hip Hop Speaks To Children".
See the video & find out more about it, because as we know....
"In the end folks, we ain't nothing but a song....a story" Joe Lambert
~ MEMBERSHIPS ~
Association of African American Life and History
(founded by Carter G. Woodson, creator of Black History Month)
African American Intellectual History Society.