Young Medicine Performance
Young Medicine's performance is a blend of Traditional and Contemporary Music & Dance with a positive message of "Be Your Own Person" , "Follow your Own Dreams", and "Believe In Yourself". Young Medicine are 2011 World Championship of Performing Arts Gold, Silver, Bronze Medalists and Overall division winners in their category. They have had the opportunity to visit many communities across the Globe, and love to work with people & perform.
They are First Nations Performers and use Traditional/Contemporary style of music and dance to share their life experiences, culture. The performance can be anywhere from 1 minute to an hour and it consists of musical genres of blues, country, rock, and with a hint of funk; keeping it to grass roots music with the traditional and contemporary style of music/dance. The artists are Curt Young and Jamie Medicine Crane. In the production Curt sings, plays guitar, cedar flute and hand drum. Jamie uses contemporary and Traditional styles of fancy dancing, she also sings, plays flute, hand drum and rattle. The entertainment opens with a prayer using the hand drum and expressive dance, and then the show gets into a music portion with guitar, hand drum, flute and rattle, that use a range of dancing throughout the show. This show targets many groups of all ages and may include certain organizations and/or topics such as: Empowerment, equality, youth leadership, Role Modeling, women’s rights, Believing in You and self-esteem. Curt and Jamie hope to bring “Young Medicine” to the people of all cultures and of all ages to encourage positive progress with all Nations!
Themes and Topics (but not limited to these)
- Building the Real you!
- Help Stop Violence
- Follow Your Dreams
- How Music Changed My Life
- Building your Self Esteem
- Living in Harmony
- Medicine Wheel-Balancing your life
- Contemporary and Traditional Forms of Music & Dance how it affects life
- Fashion & modelling
- Empowerment & Balance
Workshop titles can also be included in the artist in residency.