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African Contemporary Dance w/ Mekbul Tahir

Join Mekbul Tahir and learn African contemporary dance/technique Acogny. The technique Acogny is the only recognized contemporary dance technique created in Africa. It is based on traditional African dance (specially Senegal and Benin) and Western dance techniques (classical ballet, release, and Graham technique). The philosophy of this technique is about identity. Placing yourself inside the community and nature. Being aware of your own body: to feel it, to touch it, to enjoy it. To live your body through the virtuosity of feeling.

The concept of the method and the movements are innovative and original. They come from nature. It is an unique way of approaching dance. It respects every different body. The technique talks about life, about the connection between human being and nature. Joy, play, love and music are the fundaments of the spirit of the technique.

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Wednesday, July 18th 7 - 8:30 p.m.
$12 (adults)
$10 (students with university ID)
$5 (seniors and youth)
All levels are welcome* 
*this is an open level class ages 15 and up

393 Broad Street
Providence, RI 02907
(parking and entrance at 2 Bridgham St)