Dance of Africa

This class teaches dance and rhythm of one or more cultural traditions of Africa. Students learn to hold respect for cultural traditions, including the role dance plays in community, the relationship between student and teacher, and the joys of dance. Students are required to maintain a practice regimen and attend community-sponsored traditional African dance concerts. Students dance hard, have fun, and are required to participate in a performance weekend at the end of the semester. Students are expected to wear traditional dance costumes for public performances and for class. Materials fee.
Course Number: PAR222
Units: 3.0