An introduction to the theory of 19th and 20th century African and African American Dance used in social, economic apolitical context. From the Juba to the Jitterbug to Juke Joints the course cover the history of dance by masters including, Alvin Ailey and Pearl Primus.
Una introducción a la teoría del siglo 19 y 20 africanos y afroamericanos Danza utilizado en contexto apolítico social, económica. Desde el Juba a la Jitterbug al Juke Joints el curso cubre la historia de la danza por los maestros incluidos, Alvin Ailey y Pearl Primus.
(What you can learn from this teacher)
Students will utilize Youtube videos, books, magazine articles, multi-media. They will create an online blog for their portfolio and a social network.
Students respond to weekly readings and videos surrounding the rich history of Africa and African American Dancers.
Spoken languages: English
ABOUT THE TEACHER
I am a graduate of the University of Minnesota with a BA in Studio Arts and minor in African American History.
BA University of Minnesota, Studio Arts.
MA in progress The New School, Media Studies.
Summer Art Programs for the Youth - puppetry, African Dance, African History of Dance.