|TITLE||“Lakansyel” Traditional Haitian Dance Performance Workshop|
|INSTRUCTOR||Djenane Saint Juste|
|DATE||August, 29, Sept. 5, 12, 19, and 26|
|TIME||8:00pm – 9:30 pm|
|COST PACKAGE||A) Full workshop plus performance: $70
B) First 3 weeks workshop/ No performance: $50
C) Jump In/ No Performance: $20
D) Costume rental only for “A”: $30 (Pay to the teacher the first day of class
This is a two-part interactive workshop and
performance of Haitian dance, rhythm and
culture led by Djenane Saint Juste and
her acclaimed family from Haiti with live drumming.
"Lakansyel" is a Creole word for rainbow that will inspire
and engage the students through dance, percussion, song and
storytelling to celebrate the mosaic of Haitian traditional culture.
The workshop will conclude with students learning choreographies
to be performed at the Afoutayi 5th Annual Haitian Festival “Lakansyel”,
2014 dramatically with the master artists on stage. The students are left
with a deeper understanding of Haitian history and forms of traditional cultural expression.
Djenane St. Juste is the Artistic Director of well-known
Afoutayi Dance Company and the founder of the annual Haitian festival in California.
A native of Haiti, Djenane is an accomplished choreographer,
dancer, actress and vocalist specializing in Haitian traditional
dance and folklore. In this workshop Djenane will be teaching with
her mother Florencia Pierre aka “Fofo”, renowned dancer/choreographer
and the founding director of the highly-respected Jaka Institute of
Dance in Petion-ville, Haiti and her brother Jeff Pierre music Director
of the Afoutayi dance company, recently graduated from San Francisco’s
School of the Arts, where he majored in instrumental music.
w/Danny Oneto (Bboy D Rock)
|CLASS||Bboy/Bgirl Fundamentals Breakdance
|FACILITATOR||Danny Oneto (Bboy D Rock)|
|DATES||September 17 – November 5, 2014|
|TIME||6:00 - 7:00pm (Kids)
|AGES||7-12 (kids) - 13+ (youth/adults)|
Kids’ class will consist of games that introduce them to the bboy/bgirls movements. |
Adult class: All aspects of bboying/bgirling, top rock, footwork, power moves and conditioning. Adult classes will be very challenging and fast paced. Bboy D Rock’s goal is to teach the fundamentals of the dance while getting a good workout in. This class is not only a bboy/bgirl class, but a class you can use to get your weekly workout.
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