Dances of the African Diaspora
Dances of the African Diaspora explores movement-based concepts from the vast and culturally diverse continent of Africa. Students learn to execute polyrhythmic patterns and practice multiple types of call & response cues performed both verbally and physically. Our classes explore traditional folkloric dances, the use of weight, body isolation, and dancing with the drummer.
FALL SEMESTER: Sept. 9, 2019 – Jan. 18, 2020
SPRING SEMESTER: Jan. 27 – June 6, 2020 (Registration opens Jan. 10, 2020)