Tonea Stewart recounts growing up on the Mississippi Delta through the prose piece "Remembering Papa Dallas"
The Informance is a performance of poetry prose, song, play excerpts
and life experiences that motivates, inspires and validates one to
capitalize on their innate ability. Using as its premise the prose piece
“Remembering Papa Dallas”, Tonea Stewart recounts growing up in
the Mississippi Delta and participating as a child of the Civil Rights
movement. Witnessing the changes and growth of this nation she
moves her audiences from laughter to tears.
- The Ohio State University
- University of Illinois-Champagne Urbana
- Buena Vista University in Iowa
- University of Washington in Seattle
- University of Mississippi
- Florida State University-Pensacola Dennison University
- Applebee’s Corporate Management
- Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority
- Delta Sigma Theta Sorority
- The 100 Top Headmasters of America
- National Education Association Board in Washington, D.C.,
- The United Supreme Council Masonic Body (Washington, D.C.)
- SCLC (Southern Christian Leadership Conference)
This Informance promises to be a soul stirring experience for any audience. Stewart is accompanied by her sister Beverly Harris Bassett and maestro Byron Thomas, an accomplished musician from Montgomery, Alabama, on piano to support the songs, enhance the mood, and embellish the material throughout the presentation. Stewart has shared her Informance performance in a large variety of schools, academies, associations, conventions, and societies. The following are some of the places in which Informance has been performed.