Class on Fusion of modern, West African Dance and Hip-Hop

March 27, 2013 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Paul Robeson Campus Center, 3rd Floor Dance Theatre
350 Doctor Martin Luther King Junior Boulevard
New Jersey Institute of Technology, Newark, NJ 07103
Free to Public

The Institute on Ethnicity, Culture, and the Modern Experience presents its annual Spring Dance Symposium at Rutgers-Newark on Wednesday, March 27, 2013 featuring Danse4Nia Repertory Ensemble. Danse4Nia is a Philadelphia-based, multicultural, contemporary modern dance company, committed to using dance to foster personal, cultural and social change. Danse4Nia’s mission is to educate, empower and create the next generation of well-rounded arts advocates and citizens by presenting exceptional dance works, collaborating with artists across genres and delivering high-impact residencies. Under the artistic direction of founder Antoinette Coward-Gilmore, Danse4Nia has become known for drawing audiences “in” with its passionate brand of performance, showcasing excellence in Ballet, Horton Technique and Contemporary movement vocabularies.

The dance symposium features a community class by members Danse4Nia that fuses contemporary modern, West African and hip-hop dance, in collaboration with NJPAC’s Arts Education Program. The workshop is open to the Rutgers community and general public will be held at 11 a.m. in the Dance Theater, 3rd floor of the Paul Robeson Campus Center, Rutgers-Newark.

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