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DanceAfrica 2015

 
½ price for kids <16
 
May 22—May 25, 2015
 
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Artistic Director Chuck Davis and Artistic Director Designate Abdel R. Salaam

This year DanceAfrica traces the transatlantic roots of Brazil's music and dance traditions, welcoming Balé Folclórico da Bahia to the BAM stage. The 38-member troupe of dancers, musicians, and singers performs a repertory based on Bahian folkloric dances of African origin: slave dances, capoeira, and samba.

 
 
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Iconic BAM Artists
Chuck Davis
 

Chuck Davis (1937—2017) was the founding artistic director of DanceAfrica.

 
 
Artists
BAM/Restoration Dance Youth Ensemble (Brooklyn)
 

BAM/Restoration DanceAfrica Ensemble celebrates ancestral roots and the modern-day community.

 
 
Artists
Balé Folclórico da Bahia
 

This 32-member troupe is the only professional folk dance company in Brazil.

 
 
Artists
Abdel R. Salaam
 

Abdel R. Salaam is the Artistic Director for DanceAfrica.

 
 
Study Guide
DanceAfrica 2015
 

We hope this study guide will enrich a study of DanceAfrica 2015.