Nigerian Drum and Dance Workshop in AZ

 

Nigerian Drum and Dance Tucson AZ Jan 2014

Photo by Jade Beall

Monday 1/27/14
Song and Dance 7pm

Tuesday 1/28/13
Flagstaff Arts & Leadership Academy
3401 N. Fort Valley Rd. Flagstaff, AZ 86001
Dance @7pm

Thursday 1/30/14
Dance @ 7pm

Friday 1/31/14
Drum @ 5pm
Dance @ 6:30pm

Sat 2/1/14
Drum @ 6:30pm

$15/class
$10 student discount

No drum and dance experience necessary.

Drum Class:
Akeem Ayanniyi is the ninth generation of his family to play the traditional Yoruba talking drum. He is from Erin Oshun near the historic art center of Oshogbo in Nigeria. He has been performing since the age of five and has toured much of Africa as well as Germany, Brazil, Sweden and the United States as a performer and teacher.

www.agalu.com

Dance Class:
Uzo Nwankpa is from Enugu in Southeast Nigeria, She is an Igbo woman educating communities on the history of the country, how Igbo style dance “Egwu Igbo” continues to evolve across the continents and the various techniques of Igbo style dance. Uzo emphasizes the importance of healing through music and movement and uses this medium to facilitate her dance classes

Hope to see you all there

Uzo

3 thoughts on “Nigerian Drum and Dance Workshop in AZ

    1. Hello,
      The dance workshops took place the last week in January. They were $15 a class and lasted 90mins. Please stay tuned for the next set of workshops. Thanks 🙂

  1. Dear Uzo,

    I was given your contact information from Jade as a great person to connect with. I am inviting people who are excited about demonstrating dance or fitness moves at the upcoming Body and Sol Women’s Expo March 8-9 at the Tucson Convention Center. If you are available and have any interest please contact me. DeeAnn 520-668-0039. Have a great day!!

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