DanceAfrica Chicago: Professional Workshop Series

Upcoming Dates

Oct 9, 11:00am
$30
Event Type
Workshop
Event Description

DanceAfrica Chicago Professional Workshop Series, presented by Muntu Dance Theatre as part of their 50th Anniversary Celebration

Presented monthly
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Joffrey Tower
10 East Randolph Street
Chicago IL 60601

Muntu Dance Theatre presents the 2022 DanceAfrica Chicago Professional Workshop Series - an 8-part dance training series that will explore the breadth and depth of African Diasporic dance with a monthly two-hour professional-level dance workshop from 11 AM - 1 PM in the Joffrey Tower dance studios at 10 East Randolph Street in downtown Chicago.

 

SATURDAY, MARCH 12
Djembe Orchestra Dance with Regina Perry-Carr, Artistic Director of Muntu Dance Theatre

SUNDAY, APRIL 10
Kutiro Dance with Vaune Blalock of Muntu Dance Theatre

SUNDAY, MAY 8
Wongo/Serer Dance with Idy Ciss of Muntu Dance Theatre

SUNDAY, JUNE 12
Guinea Style Dance with Matumbe Himons of Muntu Dance Theatre

SUNDAY, JULY 10
Contemporary Dance with Nicole Clark-Springer, Artistic Director of Deeply Rooted Dance Theater

SUNDAY, AUGUST 14
Tap Dance with Bril Barrett, Founder of M.A.D.D. Rhythms and Director of The Chicago Tap Summit

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 11
Hip Hop Dance with Tanji Harper, Founder of The Blu Rhythm Crew and Artistic Director of The Happiness Club

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 9
Kutiro Dance with Aissatou Bey, Founding Member of Muntu Dance Theatre

 

PLEASE NOTE: These workshops are designed for professional-level dancers. Individuals without previous training who may cause harm to themselves or others may be asked to refrain from participation during the workshop. No refunds will be given.

Thanks to the generous support of our philanthropic community, all proceeds collected from registrations will be used to fairly compensate the teachers and musicians presenting the workshop for their time, talent and artistic excellence.

Muntu Dance Theatre is committed to ensuring everyone has access to artistic excellence.

EARLY BIRDS SAVE UP TO $60 ON THE SERIES. Register now through Saturday, April 9 and save 25% with promo code TEACH.

Professional dancers with financial barriers to participate may request scholarship assistance for registration by completing a short form, available through the registration page. For more information, please contact us at danceafricachi@muntu.com.

Running Time
2 hours
Dance Styles
Modern / Contemporary
Multi-disciplinary
Tap / Rhythm
Traditional/Indigenous Dance
West African

Location

Joffrey Tower

10 East Randolph Street
Chicago, IL 60601