Cubanana is based in Live Oak, FL and offers public performances and educational outreach. Jesús is a hit songwriter and musician from Cuba, and Carrie is a singer/dancer with a Masters in Teaching and passion for Latin culture that’s contagious. Cubanana has served on the rosters of eight Young Audiences chapters.


  Carrie Lavender , Live Oak, FL


Melodías y danzas de Cuba

Program description

When Cubanana presents popular Cuban music and dance, everyone loves to join in— singing, dancing and playing instruments. This immersion in Cuban culture is enriched by stories and helps students explore the possibility of dreams. Professional development & PK-8 Spanish residencies are also available.

Booking / scheduling contact

Carrie Lavender

Program detail
Artistic discipline: Dance, History & Heritage, Music
Cultural Origin: Array, Array
Program type: In-school Performance, Multi-day Residency, Workshops
Population served: Grade 1, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12, Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8, Grade 9, Kindergarten
Subject: Dance, Music, Social Studies
Bilingual: No
Available dates:

Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday all year round

Space / technical requirements:

75-minute set up; 45-minute strike. Cleared & swept performance area, ideally 25’W x 15’D. 2 electric outlets at performance area. Artist brings own sound system & equipment.