Traditional African Music & Dance Program
Few people in the West know much about Traditional African Music and Dance or are aware that it possesses precise rules and codified movements. Traditional African Music and Dance is an essential element of Africa's cultural heritage because it is the living expression of its philosophy, and the living memory of its evolution and cultural wealth over the centuries.
Sankofa Production 2019: Madiba, a life of courageThis year's Sankofa Production celebrates the life and legacy of Nelson Mandela.
Fridays, April 5th and 12th @ 7:00 pm
Saturdays, April 6th and 13th @ 7:00 pm
Sundays, April 7th and 14th @ 2:00 pm
Tickets for this production have sold out.
Upcoming Fine Arts Events
- Spring Play - March 22, 23, 24
- Jazz Concert - April 10
- Dance to Life - April 26, 27, 28
- Concert Band, Symphonic Band & Percussion Ensemble Concert - May 2
- Choir Concert - May 3
- String Orchestra & Wind Ensemble Concert - May 10
Traditional African Music & Dance Courses
Traditional African Music and Dance is a performing arts class. Students will learn the fundamentals by studying dances from countries of Ghana, Senegal, Gambia, Mali, Guinea and Ivory Coast collaborated using dance theatre to bring our much expected, annual show every April: Sankofa Night.
Level I – Introductory/Beginner
Level II – Beginner
Level III – Intermediate
Level IV – Advanced
For Full Course Offerings & Descriptions: