Friday, January 02, 2009

[Wadabo_updates] Dance Classes with Demba Sene: Jan 10 & 11

Demba Sene, former member of Le Ballet National du Senegal,
will teach 2 classes in Senegalese dance next weekend:

Sabar: Saturday, January 10th, 3:00-4:30pm
Djembe: Sunday, January 11th, 12noon-1:30pm

$12 per class, with LIVE music by master drummers
All levels are welcome
Classes will be held at The Dance Complex
536 Massachusetts Ave, Central Sq. Cambridge

Demba Djiby Ndalor Sene began studying Djembe dance in his home country of Senegal, West Africa at the age of eight. By 16 he was dancing with Goree Mon Historie, a professional company in Dakar, Senegal.  He spent three years as a lead dance for Le Ballet National du Senegal, touring internationally. Since coming to the United States Demba has taught, choreographed or performed with: Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zanes Dance company (New York City), The Spielpalast Cabaret (Vermont and The Burlesque Festival in Brooklyn, NY), & Jeh Kulu Dance and Drum Theater (Vermont). Demba has also taught workshops for various professional performing groups including Le Cirque du Soleil "O" Production in Las Vegas, Ron Brown Evidence Company in NYC, Djoniba Studios and Maimouna Kieta School of African Dance in NYC, Jeh Kulu Dance and Drum Theater in Vermont,  & Goree Studios in Baltimore MD.

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