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Alhassane Camara

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san francisco, CA

MY STYLES
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Alhassane Camara, Mabina Dance Class 2011.mpg

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MY STYLES
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West African - In Studio (live drumming)

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All Levels. Beginners Welcome. This high energy class will focus on the dances and rhythms of Guinea, West Africa. Joti has studied West African dance from Guinea for over a decade with master dancers Moustapha Bangoura, Alseny Soumah, Naby Bangoura, Youssouf Koumbassa and Mamady Sano. She has traveled numerous times to the region to study with dancers from the national ballets in Conakry, Guinea. Joti is the Artistic Director of Duniya Dance and Drum Company, choreographing and performing various dance styles from India, Guinea, and combining forms to create her own unique style. The class will be accompanied by drummer Bongo Sidibe from Conakry, Guinea, who has studied with Mamady Keita at his school Tam Tam Mandingue, Conakry. Bongo is the Musical Director of Duniya Dance and Drum Company, founder of the international reggae band Wontanara, and has performed with the Grateful Dead, Rhythm Village, and Black Nature of the Sierra Leone Refugee Allstars.

wednesday

4:30 PM - 8:00 PM

All Levels

Bandaloop Studio
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wednesday

4:30 PM - 8:00 PM

All Levels

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West African Dance - Outdoors (live drumming)

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Register at dancemissiontheater.org for drop-in's or class packs. You can also join the Duniya Dance and Drum Patreon for a monthly subscription (details on duniyadance.com). BRING: Shoes to dance in, water, sunscreen and hat, cash to tip drummers, and your MASK! ( A mask must be worn the entire class over nose and mouth.) All Levels. Beginners Welcome. This high energy class will focus on the dances and rhythms of Guinea, West Africa. Joti has studied West African dance from Guinea for over a decade with master dancers Moustapha Bangoura, Alseny Soumah, Naby Bangoura, Youssouf Koumbassa and Mamady Sano. She has traveled numerous times to the region to study with dancers from the national ballets in Conakry, Guinea. Joti is the Artistic Director of Duniya Dance and Drum Company, choreographing and performing various dance styles from India, Guinea, and combining forms to create her own unique style. The class will be accompanied by drummer Bongo Sidibe from Conakry, Guinea, who has studied with Mamady Keita at his school Tam Tam Mandingue, Conakry. Bongo is the Musical Director of Duniya Dance and Drum Company, founder of the international reggae band Wontanara, and has performed with the Grateful Dead, Rhythm Village, and Black Nature of the Sierra Leone Refugee Allstars.

saturday

11:00 AM - 12:15 PM

All Levels

Dance Mission Theater
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saturday

11:00 AM - 12:15 PM

All Levels

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Duniya Dance & Drum Company

Choreographer, Instructor

current - present

Duniya Dance & Drum Company

Choreographer, Instructor

current - present

current - present

current - present

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