Workshop

Gumboot Dance

Languages

English, French Immersion

Discipline

Dance

Availability

In-Person, Online

Number of participants

30

Themes

African Culture, Black Legacy

Age

Children ages 5 - 11, Children ages 12 - 18, 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

About this program

Just Aïssi will introduce participants of all ages to the South African dance of Gumboot. This rhythmic and dynamic dance requires the use of rubber boots. The workshop covers the historical significance and origin of Gumboot dance in the mines of South Africa and participants will learn the basic, rapid and synchronized steps of this dance form.

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Pricing

In person

Two 1 hour* sessions $420 + HST**
Half day: three 1 hour sessions $580 + HST**
Full day: four 1 hour sessions $730 + HST**

Material: $50 + HST per day for 35 boots

*Sessions for Kindergarten are 30 minutes each. Maximum 5 sessions per day.
**For venues located more than 50 km from Ottawa downtown, an additional $100 + HST will be charged, as well as the usual transportation fees.

Online

Two 1 hour* sessions $400 + HST**
Half day: three 1 hour sessions $560 + HST**
Full day: four 1 hour sessions $710 + HST**

*Sessions for Kindergarten are 30 minutes each. Maximum 5 sessions per day.

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