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Afro-Caribbean Dance

This course will introduce students to Afro-Caribbean dance with a focus on Haiti and The Bahamas while exploring its roots in West African dance and culture. Classroom activities will embody fundamental dance movements and explore the relationship to the country’s customs and traditions, inclusive of cultural games and songs. Basic African and Caribbean dance skills and movement vocabulary will be taught emphasizing coordination, polyrhythm and body awareness.

Course #
MPADE-GE 2202
Units
3
Term
Spring, Fall
Department