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West African Dance

students dancing in an African drum circle
  • Culture | African Arts
  • Format | Workshop, School Assembly, Cultural Field Trip, After School Program
  • Discipline | Dance
  • Level | All Ages, Pre-K to Grade 2, Grades 3 to 5, Grades 6 to 8, Grades 9 to 12

Dance is an expression and a part of ritual and ceremonial life that is vital to many African cultures. Students explore dance as a reflection of this culture, working collaboratively with each other to create and to present original dances, inspired by traditional West African dance techniques.

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