FREE COMMUNITY DANCE CLASS IN ETHIO-MODERN DANCE with Dr. Ras (12:00-1:15p) (REGISTRATION REQUIRED)
FREE COMMUNITY DANCE CLASS in Ethio-Modern dance with Dr. Ras. Registration REQUIRED. This class offers students the opportunity to increase their understanding of African and African Diaspora dance as a cultural expression, with a focus on Ethiopian culture. In this Ethio-Modern Dance class the students will engage with urban contemporary dance techniques blended with an embodiment of Ethiopian culture and her traditional dance forms, such as Eskista (a shoulder, neck, and torso based movement), Wolaita(hips and a feet) andGuragé (full-body). Students will learn historical and theoretical origins of the movements and discover relations between the traditions and modern day contemporary culture of Africa and her Diaspora.