Performers and Programs

Program Information

Program name: The Gigi Gumspoon Ubuntu Show!
Program category: Music
Performing Arts- Puppetry
Performing Arts- Storytelling
Program length: 1 hour
Audience level: Preschool
Audience size: 10-100
Program description: Gigi Gumspoon is a performance artist for young children. Her songs are catchy, upbeat, and progressive enough to appeal to grownups! Gigi promotes the African philosophy of “Ubuntu”, a sense of community and humanity. Her songs focus on social/emotional skills, such as sharing, listening to elders, and coping with disappointment. But she also sings about the alphabet, colors, and eating healthy foods. In her shows, Gigi fosters a love of literacy with the help of her puppet Dionte, Baba Anansi the spider, and her grumpy friend, King Meanie. She reads didactic tales from the magic griot book, and encourages the audience to have more “Ubuntu.” Fans of Gigi Gumspoon, called “Gumbabies”, will learn to not only love themselves, but each other. Once they hear and see The Gigi Gumspoon Show, kids of all ages are sure to become Gumbabies, too
Space/special requirements: We need a minimum of 12' x 12' space and 120 volt outlets.
Travel restrictions: None
Program fee: $351- $500
Is this fee negotiable? No
Mileage included? No
If no, cost per mile: $0.54
Notes about the fee: I will cover my own costs to travel in the $500 fee within the NYC Metro area. Northern states will add $0.54/mile beyond NYC limits.
Other notes:
Regions this program
can be performed in:
South Central
Capital District
North Country
Long Island
Program last updated: 09/18/2016
Performer Information (see all of this performer's programs)
Stage name: Gigi Gumspoon
Performer name: Ongisa M
Phone: 240-640-9577
Mailing address: PO Box 329
Bryan’s Road, MD 20616
E-mail address:
Previous appearances at: Mt.Rainier Day Festival
Contact information for New York State Public Libraries
Performer information last updated: 11/08/2018


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