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.
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)
one-day symposium with special guest scholars and artists
by local and international guest artists including performance opportunities for participants
|WEEK 1||JULY 7-10, 2014|
|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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested in more information.
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.