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Journey to Ivory Coast: A Dance and Music Immersion.

Sankofa Dance and Drum Ensemble is hosting a diversity event on Saturday, February 3rd from 1-3 pm. Ivory Coast native, Jean Claude Lessou will facilitate a lecture-demonstration Master Class.

Good Morning Brockport Community!

An exceptional opportunity is happening this Saturday that you don’t want to miss!

Sankofa Dance and Drum Ensemble is hosting a diversity event on February 3rd from 1-3 pm. This lecture-demonstration/master class will be led by guest artist, Jean Claude Lessou.

Here’s What You Need To Know:

Event Title: Journey to Ivory Coast: A Dance and Music Immersion

Date: Saturday February 3rd

Time: 1-3 pm

Location: Strasser Studio, Hartwell Hall, Rm 152, The College at Brockport

Cost: FREE FREE FREE

Who is invited: The Campus community and public

Nature of Event: Lecture-Demonstration Master Class

Ivory Coast native, Jean Claude Lessou will facilitate a lecture-demonstration Master Class. It will be a dance and drum extravaganza beginning with a short dialogue on Ivory Coast Life and Culture. Lessou will discuss his transition to the US and his experiences with inclusion. This cultural exchange continues with an Ivorian dance and drum class filled with high energy and traditional sparks. After the class, participants will be invited to participate in the Ivory Coast dance during the Sankofa Dance and Drum concert in April.

This event is graciously hosted by Sankofa African Dance and Drum Ensemble in collaboration with the Department of African and African American Studies, The School of Arts and Sciences and the Department of Dance.

This event is partially funded by the Promoting Excellence in Diversity Grant -

If you have any questions about the event contact either the Sankofa Artistic Director, janthony@brockport.edu, or Dance Concert Coordinator, mgorm1@u.brockport.edu

We hope to see you all there!

contact: mgorm1@u.brockport.edu
submitted: Mon, Jan 29, 2018 by mgorm1
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