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Backyard Production Stage – dance

Presented by:
BlueCross and BlueShield of Alabama


The performances on the Backyard Production Stage are mesmerizing, multi-cultural, and sometimes melodic. Located in the Imagination Festival Quadrant of Linn Park, this popular stage features various scheduled performances from dance to live jazz to drumming to storytelling. Get there early and save your spot on the lawn!

Thanks to the talented performers who make this stage a destination at the festival.


Saturday, April 28

10:30 am
Real Life Poets

11:00 am
Jasmine Dance Ensemble

11:35 am
Natyananda – Dance of India

12:10 pm
Mad Hatter Dance Company

12:45 pm
Fast Track Dance Group

1:20 pm
Aziza’s School of Middle Eastern Dance

2:00 pm
Alabama School of Fine Arts Jazz Ensemble

2:50 pm
Real Life Poets

3:05 pm
Alabama School of Fine Arts Dance Ensemble

3:45 pm
Dala Tribal Dance Company

4:20 pm
Tiny Montgomery

Nathifa Dance Co. & Outreach, Inc.


Sunday, April 29

11:00 am
Move With Nature

11:30 am
Real Life Poets

12:15 pm
Nur Jahan

1:15 pm
Notinee Indian Dance

1:50 pm
3:4 Solo

2:30 pm
Birmingham FOOTMAD (Friends of Old Time Music & Dance)

3:40 pm
Anna Grace Beatty

Stage Coordinator:  
Sylvia “Sycamore” Toffel  is the facilitator/coordinator and MC of the Magic City Art Connection Backyard Production stage in the Imagination Festival. She has been at MCAC for 21 yrs and has been a dancer, performer, and educator for 60 yrs.  She spends her time taking care of animals and enjoying life in Huntsville. She has 2 cats, Gaia & Poncho.