Water Your Roots: Youth Dance Expo & Talent Show
Fri May 20 2022 at 06:00 pm to 08:00 pm
Brooklyn Academy of Music - Hillman Studio (4th Floor) | Brooklyn, NY
About this Event
Brooklyn teens grades 9-12, It’s time to water your roots!
You are invited to join this unique event hosted by BAM’s very own Brooklyn Interns for Arts and Culture. This talent expo aims to connect youth and extend the legacy of DanceAfrica to teen community members of color living in Brooklyn.
This event offers a creative social atmosphere to share talents, culture, and roots while connecting with peers through creative artistic expression in an open mic/stage setting.
This event is free with RSVP and open to students grades 9-12 only.
Want to perform at the event?
Fill out the performer sign-up form by May 15, 2022.
The nation’s largest festival dedicated to African dance and music returns to the stages and streets of Brooklyn for its 45th year! We celebrate with five different guest companies from Brooklyn, Harlem, the Bronx, and Washington, DC, each offering a home-grown vision of traditional dances. They bring to the stage movement and musical styles from Nigeria, Ghana, Guinea, Mali, and the Caribbean, supported by an all-star orchestra created by members of each company.
Learn more about the DanceAfrica festival by clicking here
Image credit: [Scene from "DanceAfrica 2021: Vwa Zanset Yo: Y'ap Pale, N'ap Danse! "Ancestral Voices: They Speak... We Dance!" during BAM Spring Series, 2021]
Where is it happening?Brooklyn Academy of Music - Hillman Studio (4th Floor), 30 Lafayette Avenue, Brooklyn, United States
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