West African Dance Workshop

Type: Workshop
Art Form: Dance
Grade Level: PreK-12
Scheduling Request

In addition to African dance performances, the Bamidele Dancers & Drummers offer several hands-on workshops that allow students and teachers to integrate West African, Brazilian and Caribbean culture into their classroom. In this dance workshop, accompanied by a live drummer, students will practice movements from a dance or two of celebration of life from West Africa and a song for the particular dance they are taught.The will learn that every dance in Africa is done for a specific occasion and has its own movements that tell a story, its own song, rhythm, and instrumentation.  

Available online for remote learning.

Length: 45 Minutes
Participant Limit: 25 Students
Curriculum Connection: African-American Studies, Multicultural Studies, Music, Physical Education, History and Social Sciences

Remote Stand Alone Workshop: $400

Pricing: $350/workshop

Travel Fee: $100

Processing fee of $30 added to all contracts

More From Bamidele Dancers & Drummers

Visiting artist, available in person February 28-March 4 2022 (may be extended). This program is available online year round.