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Just Aïssi

Just Aïssi will introduce students of all ages to the South African dance of Gumboots.

Participants:
Junior Kindergarten, Senior Kindergarten, Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8, Grade 9, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12

Discipline:
Dance

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Just Aïssi’s African Dance Company takes students back in time, sharing the cultural heritage of South Africa. (It would take another sentence to explain what spectators can expect and what students will see and learn).

Participants:
Junior Kindergarten, Senior Kindergarten, Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8, Grade 9, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12

Discipline:
Dance

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See professional dancers performing the gumboot dance! By hitting the ground with their boots, they recreate South African rhythms and songs. Students will learn the history of this means of communication developed by miners before 1970s.

Participants:
Junior Kindergarten, Senior Kindergarten, Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8, Grade 9, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12

Discipline:
Dance

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Lola Ryan (Seniors Program)

These classes use stretching, yoga, breathing and gentle movement activities to encourage participants to open muscles and joints without risk or strain. 

Participants:
Seniors

Discipline:
Dance

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This work is ideal for people with limited range of motion, and emphasizes mobility and relaxation.

Participants:
Seniors

Discipline:
Dance

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Participants experience the joys of dance and athletic movement in a context that extends their abilities but also protects them from strain or over-use.

Participants:
Seniors

Discipline:
Dance

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We don't stop playing because we get old; we get old because we stop playing.

Participants:
Seniors

Discipline:
Dance

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Masabo and Fana Soro

Feel the explosion of energy when Masabo hits the stage!

Participants:
Junior Kindergarten, Senior Kindergarten, Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8, Grade 9, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12

Discipline:
Dance, Music

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Students will take a journey to West Africa and hear the story of Masa-Senekela, a king who is worried about his hungry people.

Participants:
Junior Kindergarten, Senior Kindergarten, Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8

Discipline:
Dance, Music, Drama

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"Yamo! Yamo! "means" Hello! How are you?” in Baoulé, one of the 63 languages spoken in Côte d'Ivoire. Fana Soro, master musician and hereditary dancer of the Senoufo people, shares the ancestral arts of West Africa.

Participants:
Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8, Grade 9, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12

Discipline:
Dance, Music

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Fana Soro, former nine-year member of the National Ballet of Côte d'Ivoire, introduces students to choreography from traditional dances of Côte d'Ivoire and shares the cultural significance and joy of the movements!

Participants:
Junior Kindergarten, Senior Kindergarten, Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8, Grade 9, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12, Teachers, General Public, Youth at Risk

Discipline:
Dance, Music

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Fana Soro, former nine-year member of the National Ballet of Côte d'Ivoire, introduces students to choreography from traditional dances of Côte d'Ivoire and shares the cultural significance and joy of the movements!

Participants:
Seniors

Discipline:
Dance, Music

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