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Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe

Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe

The Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe of Florida, Inc. was founded in December 1999, by local actor, singer, director and playwright Nate Jacobs. It is the only professional black theater company on Florida’s west coast and one of only two in the state. The mission of Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe

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Jazzlinks - Bridging the Movement


Exploration Description

Jazzlinks takes history off the page and makes it come alive!  This collaboration between the Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe (WBTT)  and The Jazz Club of Sarasota is designed to educate high school and middle school students about the role of African Americans in U.S. history. Reflected through the songs and statements about the times, the program titled Civil Rights: Bridging The Movement, View more

Exploration Detail

Exploration type: In-School Performance, Online Virtual Performance
Subject: Social Studies
Grade Levels 9-12
Available dates:

01/23/2023 - 03/10/2023


At your school!

Fees / Ticketing:

$500 per Exploration, including all three parts: Teacher workshop, classroom session and full performance. The Teacher Workshop portion is held via Zoom and up to 150 teachers could participate. The classroom sessions, also available via provided Zoom links, will enable as many students as is safe to be present to view the initial presentation, with the culminating final performance presented live at your location.


Is transportation needed for this exploration?: No
Is financial assistance offered?: No

Program info

Summer or Family Programs Offered?: no