Afro-Brazilian Dance (B)

Winter 2017 quarter

Taught by

  • UG
Accompanied by live drumming, we will learn dances originating in Africa and migrating to Brazil during slavery. We will dance to the driving, rapturous beat from Brazil known as samba. For the people of the villages surrounding Rio de Janeiro, samba is considered their most intense, unambivalent joy. In addition, we will dance and sing to contemporary cross-cultural beat from Bahia: Samba-Reggae and the Candomble religious dances of the Orixas. We will also learn dances from other regions of Brazil, such as Baiao, Frevo and Maracatu.

Program Details

Fields of Study

dance

Quarters

Winter Open

Location and Schedule

Campus Location

Olympia

Time Offered

Weekend

Advertised Schedule

12-2p Sat. First meeting is Sat, January 14, Noon in Communications Building Room 209.

Online Learning

No Required Online Learning