The Dance Center Columbia College Chicago
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Summer Dance Intensive

TWO-WEEK SUMMER DANCE INTENSIVE
JULY 7-18, 2014

An intensive two-week dance experience in an exciting urban environment


Dare to try something different
Immerse yourself in an exploratory summer of dance

The Afro-Latin@ Two-Week Summer Dance Intensive explores the rich relationship between Africanist and Latin@ aesthetics.  The intensive represents  The Dance Center’s ongoing efforts towardd integrating Afro-Latin@ aesthetics into the dance curriculum. Students currently training and performing Afro-Latin@ dance styles off campus will now have the opportunity to do so at The Dance Center in downtown Chicago.


Workshops & Classes

in Afro-Cuban, Afro-Brazilian, Capoeira, Bomba y Plena, Salsa, and, Samba
Taught by artists, scholars and renowned Dance Center faculty
Learn the Dances of The Orishas and popular vernacular dance forms!
Classes available for college credit and non-credit (community enrollment)

Symposium

one-day symposium with special guest scholars and artists

Performances

by local and international guest artists including performance opportunities for participants



SCHEDULE



WEEK 1 JULY 7-10, 2014

Urban Latino Practices led by Ana Maria Alvarez
Urban-Latin@ Dance Styles Workshop led by Ana Maria Alvarez

WEEK 2 JULY 13-18, 2014
Symposium featuring local and international special guest scholars
Classes in Afro-Cuban, Afro-Brazilian, Capoeira, Salsa, Bomba y Plena and Samba
Performances by local and international special guest artists
Four-Day Performance Workshop led by Blanca Aviles & Tosha Alston


TUITION + PRICING

Find out full details on tuition for degree-seeking students as well as community/non-credit participants.

A limited number of scholarships are available for students and interested community members. Please contact Raquel Monroe at rmonroe@colum.edu if you are interested in more information.



REGISTER

Register online or by calling our box office at (312) 369-8330.
Special packages available for community participants.
For more information:
Call 312.369.8300 | email danceinfo@colum.edu

      

PARTNERS

The Dance Center of Columbia College Chicago’s Afro-Latin@ Summer Dance Intensive program is presented in partnership with AfriCaribe, Latin Rhythms, Sherwood Community Music School, and The Department of Performance Studies at Northwestern University.