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Free West African Dance Class

Sunday, October 14, 2018

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.

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Come alone, with a friend, or with the whole family and take a West African Dance Class led by World Renowned Master Drummer/Teacher Yahyah Kamate!

Yahyah began his training in his native Cote D'Ivoire and has choreographed and danced for such renowned companies as Fotemoban Dance Company, Djensia Group, Camodgen of N’guatta Dolikro Dance Company of Cote d’Ivoire, and Affoubenou Sakassou Dance Company of Senegal. For the past 15 years, he has worked as lead dancer and choreographer for several companies in the United States, including Kulu Mele Dance Company and The Seventh Principle; and he has taught dance with organizations such as Djoniba Dance & Drum Center, Mark Morris Dance Group, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, and the Harlem School of the Arts.


Morris-Jumel Mansion in Roger Morris Park Accessible
65 Jumel Terrace
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Dance class takes place outside on the lawn.



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Morris-Jumel Mansion

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(212) 923-8008

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