Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater in Ailey Ascending; Photo by Serena SY Hsu
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Father-Daughter West African Dance at the Ailey Extension

Father-Daughter West African Dance at the Ailey Extension

Company:

Ailey Extension

Location:

The Joann Weill Center for Dance

Dates:

Saturday, February 15, 2020 - 5:00pm

Tickets:

https://www.aileyextension.com/workshops/father-daughter

Company:
Ailey Extension

Celebrate the LOVE between a father and his daughter this Valentine’s weekend at Ailey Extension. Create new memories together at Father–Daughter West African Workshop by spending quality time on the dance floor with the one you love.

The class will focus on traditional dances from West Africa within a context of music and oral tradition. Students will learn dances which celebrate the many facets of life in West Africa such as: rites of passage, festive and ceremonial occasions. They will build strength, improve stamina and gain confidence. The musical accompaniment is the Djembe Orchestra.​

Open to adults and children 10+

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