Jul 16 2016
Dance Africa Fest

Dance Africa Fest

Presented by Dance Africa Fest at Performing Arts Center at Austin Independent School District

This all-day workshop and performance series celebrates the rhythms and movements of the African Diaspora, featuring international choreographer Ismael Kouyaté, Houston’s own Kouman Ke’le’ African Drum & Dance Ensemble, Lannaya Drum & Dance, and an array of local performers and troupes. 

Schedule of Events (all events will take place at AISD’s Performing Arts Center, in the DANCE STUDIO):

9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. – Beginners’/Children’s African Dance Class taught by Christina Gerard

10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. – Qi Gong/Afro-Fusion Dance taught by t. negresco lyles

11:45 a.m. – 1:15 p.m. – Afro Cuban Dance taught by Maya Berry Ph.D.

1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. – History & Song Class taught by Ismael Kouyaté 

3:15 p.m. – 4:45 p.m. – Advanced Guinea Dance taught by Ismael Kouyaté 

8:00 p.m. – Evening Performance with all instructors, featuring Ismael Kouyaté, Kouman Ke’le’ African Dance & Drum Ensemble, Lannaya Drum & Dance Ensemble, Maya Berry Ph.D, t. negresco lyles and a host of other performers and ensembles.


Admission Info

$20 per workshop

$20 for the final performance

$80 Early Bird All-Inclusive Pass (4 workshops + final performance) available until June 30.

$100 All-Inclusive Pass at the door

Phone: 713-201-9010

Email: Dance@Lannaya.org

Dates & Times

2016/07/16 - 2016/07/16

Additional time info:

Evening Performance – doors open 30 minutes.

Location Info

Performing Arts Center at Austin Independent School District

1500 Barbara Jordan Blvd , Austin, TX 78723

Accessibility Info