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     Maguette Djoniba Dance Centre Instructor


    Open Level
    Saturday 3:30-5:00PM


    Maguette Camara is a recognized West African choreographer, musician, and teacher who is based in New York City. Mr. Camara began his career with the Ballet Bougarabou Dance Company, and his extensive experience with this company allowed him to perform and present workshops in Morocco, Canada, Senegal, and the United States. He has performed in diverse and impressive venues such as The Lincoln Center Outdoor Concert Series, The Guggenheim Museum, The Rolling Stones World Tour, Epcot Center Disney World, The World Trade Center Jazz Festival, Barnard College, Cathedral High School, and Battery Park City Parks Conservancy. He teaches both African dance and drum to all levels and all ages.

    Class Description

    You will learn Djimbe style dancing using rhythms, movements, and steps from West Africa, including Guinea, Mali, and Ivory Coast.

                    Week of: Feb 24, 2020 - Mar 1, 2020
    African Based I Djoniba Dance Centre
    Times Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
    3:30PM - 5:00PM             Open African