Havana Hop: a children’s tale of culture and confidence! Young Yeila dreams of being a superstar but her lack of confidence gives her awful stage fright. With advice from her mother and mentors, Yeila begins her journey to find her roots, get confidence and be amazing! Travel with Yeila who visits her grandmother in Cuba to add a salsa flavor to her own hip-hop style! The audience gets to dance along in this dynamic participation play where one actress creates three generations of lively women. Journey with Yeila as she discovers the fun of her multi-cultural heritage.

Extended by popular demand! Choose April 8th and 9th for best seats.


Eve Alvord Theatre

Age Recommendation
For Ages 2-10

Running Time
Approx. 60 minutes with no intermission

Industry Preview Night
Thurs, March 23rd, 2023 at 6:00pm


This production has past.

Additional Resources

Our Parent Guide filled with articles, activities, interviews, and behind-the-scenes photos and more!


Click here to view the Encore Program for this production.



Cast / Creative

Paige Hernandez


Production Team

Paige Hernandez Writer & Choreographer

Nick "tha 1da" Hernandez Sound Design & Hip Hop Production

Danielle A. Drakes Director

Ruthmarie Tenorio Projection Design

Kris Funn Set Designer & Original Music

Lisa Vivo B-FLY Production Manager

Liz Clayton Stage Manager