Friday, March 07, 2008

[Wadabo_updates] Afro-Contemporary Class series w/ Melissa Alexis - STARTS SATURDAY 3/8

Dear African Dance & Music Community,

Afro-Contemporary Dance Class Series
with Melissa Alexis
4 Saturdays, March 8th - 29th
3:00pm-4:30pm At The Dance Complex
4 classes $45 (due 3/8) or $13 per class

Come & explore the Contemporary African dance movement! Afro-Contemporary dance is a class that combines the spirit and technique of West African, Afro-Caribbean, Afro-Brazilian and Contemporary dance styles. After a full body warm-up, we will travel across the floor and do center work, including choreography. Open to all levels; you are encouraged to bring your sense of expression to a soulful, fun, high energy class. Wear comfortable clothing and bare feet/flat dance shoes.

Questions? Contact Melissa at 617.224.7213 or

Melissa Alexis had been performing and teaching dance for more than 16 years. Among other genres, she has trained in modern, ballet, West African, Afro-Brazilian, and Afro-Cuban dance under the tutelage of such choreographers/teachers as Ronald K. Brown, Lamine Thiam, Yvonne Daniel, and Roseangela Silvestre. She has performed with companies in New York City and Massachusetts including Bousso Dance Company, Bamidele Dancers & Drummers, and Ballet Folklorico in Santiago, Dominican Republic.

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