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Evolution: The Roots of our Movement
October 26, 2013 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm$15 - $20
The rich history and culture of African Dance and Drumming comes alive in “Evolution: The Roots of our Movement”, an exhilarating performance showcasing the impact of West African dance. The performance takes the viewer on a journey with a young dancer experiencing a valuable history lesson in dance. Witness the transition from traditional dance to modern and to hip hop. Djun’Kendafala Dance Company presents traditional African dance that is emulated in some of the current dance forms that are popular today. Tapestry Performing Arts Company showcases the African Diaspora within modern dance. I Am D.A.N.C.E. will provide a glimpse of the influence West African Dance has had on Hip Hop dance and the future of dance. The performance will culminate with a finale to include all of the dancers performing together to embrace the correlation through dance. Join us as we pay homage to the past and connect to present while laying the foundation for the future of dance.
Sponsored by Puffin Foundation West, Ltd., Gideon Partners & The MLK Breakfast Fund