Thursday, October 25, 2007

[Wadabo_updates] African Contemporary Dance Nov 4th with Lacina Coulibaly

Dear African Dance & Music Community, 

After a fantastic first workshop with over 20 participants Lacina Coulibaly will return to the Dance Complex SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 4TH, 1:30-3:00pm

teaching a unique blend of European Modern techniques & traditional styles from his home country, Burkina Faso, West Africa. In the US, Lacina's approach could be compared to that of Ronald K. Brown or other artists who strive to develop a fusion of  Modern & African Diaspora dance techniques and aesthetics. See details below...




SUNDAY, NOV 4th, 1:30-3 :00PM, $15

At The Dance Complex, 536 Mass Ave, Central Sq. Cambridge Contact daryamarusa for questions. Upcoming Sunday workshop dates: November 18th, December 9th, December 16th.

For information on Lacina's work in English visit:
www.movementrevolutionafrica .com/kongoba.html
Lacina's dance company site in French:

Lacina Coulibaly
is a dancer/Choreographer from Burkina Faso who has been working for many years to develop his own style of dance that exists at the intersection between the traditional styles of his home country, and the expressions that emerge from the exploration of the self, and the techniques of European modern dance. Co-founder of the Burkina Faso based dance company, Kongo Ba Teria, Lacina challenges traditional boundaries and to create new movement dialogues. Lacina was guest instructor at Brown University in 2006 and is presently at Yale University.

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