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Virtual | Outdoors | Classes

DanceAfrica Master Class

 
VIRTUAL
IN PERSON
 
Mon, May 31, 2021
  • 12PM
 
 
LOCATION:

Mark Morris Dance Center

 
RUN TIME: 90min
ALL TICKETS:  $10 virtual / $12 in person
 
 
 
 
 
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Co-presented by BAM and Mark Morris Dance Group

Join veteran traditional Haitian dancer, choreographer, and teaching artist Nadia Dieudonné for this immersive workshop on the music and dance of Haiti, available in person at the Mark Morris Dance Center or through a livestream that brings the joy of DanceAfrica right into your home. Designed for intermediate and advanced dancers, this class introduces participants to Haitian rhythmic traditions and teaches the fundamentals of traditional movement styles.

Registration is required. Visit MMDG.org or contact Mark Morris Dance Center at 718.624.8400 to register. Please familiarize yourself with the Dance Center’s Covid-19 safety protocols before attending an in-person class.

 
 
Master Class
 
Nadia Dieudonné

Nadia Dieudonné is an expert in folkloric Haitian dance and widely considered one of the best Banda dancers outside of Haiti. She honed her skills at several different lakous in the countryside, where Vodou ceremonies are practiced, as well as at dance schools in Port-au-Prince and New York. She was mentored by Haitian dance icon Jean-León Destiné. As part of her commitment to preserving Haitian culture, Dieudonné founded her own company, Nadia Dieudonné & Feet of Rhythm, where she fuses traditional Vodou dance with her unique style, as well as a program for Haitian-American youth. Dieudonné has danced with many acclaimed dance companies and music ensembles that preserve cultures from the diaspora.



 
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