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Storytelling with Alisa

  • Alisa's House of Salsa 912 Whalley Avenue New Haven, CT 06515 USA (map)
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Join us for a very special edition of Let's Play!, free monthly story hour for children of all ages, and their adults. Alisa Bowens – Artist Director, Choreographer, Performer, Instructor and Owner of Alisa's House of Salsa –will lead us on this exciting journey as she reads author Lillian Colon-Vilas', Salsa. The characters in the book come to life through music, dancing, percussion and language. Free and open to all ages. Light refreshments provided. Pre-registration encouraged as space is limited. Register here:

About Alisa K. Bowens: Alisa started her dancing journey at the age of three years old. Ms.Bowens – who is a classically trained ballet, tap, and jazz dancer – studied with Gloria Jeans’ Dance Company (Home Of The Worid Tap Dance Champions) for over 16 years. This is where Alisa obtained her Dance Masters Of America (DMA), Professional Teaching Certificate. In the fall of 2000, after a career managing her family's general contracting business, Alisa returned to dance and started teaching at Southern Connecticut State University. In September of 2002, Alisa opened Alisa’s House of Salsa. She has had the privilege to introduce her storytelling program to pre-schools, children's museums, head-start and daycare programs throughout the Northeast. For more information, visit: