Ballet Manden Presents : Sewaba
To kick off the two days of workshops and dance classes, there will be a concert on Friday the 31st, followed by two full days of djembe and dance workshops. Learn how to play balafon, kora, and djembe with world renowned masters as well as learn traditional dance.
*Ala Carte Tickets are $35 for one class, $50 for two classes, or $75 for three classes. You may choose from Saturday and/or Sunday classes. Please arrive 15 minutes before the class/classes you plan to take to allow for check in.
*The dundun dance party is not included in "performance only" or "ala carte tickets". Performance only and ala carte ticket holders may attend the party for $10 at the door.
The following is the schedule for workshops.
Balafon Class: 9a-10:30 (Lansana Tasana Camara and Aboubacar Sylla)
Dance Class: 10:45 to 12:15 (Mimounatou Camara)
Lunch: 12:15 to 1:30
Drum Class: 1:30 to 3p (Mamady Wadaba Kourouma)
Dance Class: 3:15 to 4:45 (Marieatou Camara)
Drum Class: 5p to 6:30 (Sayon Kamara)
Break: 6:30 to 7
Drum and Dance Class: 7 to 8:30 (Bolokada Conde and Alseny Soumah)
Flute (cancelled due to artist unavailablility) - will be replaced with djembe class
Djembe Class (Bolokada Conde) OR Kora class (Lansana Tasana Camara): 9a to 10:30
Dance Class: 11 to 12:30 (Naby Bangoura)
Lunch: 12:30 to 1:30
Percussive Drum Class (Dundun Dance): 2 to 3:30 (Bolokada Conde)
Dundun Party (a West African village folklore experience): 4p to 6 (all artists)