Brio Integrated Theatre with Sutra Studios of Lowell presents: West African Dane and Drumming Workshop.
Experience the power of drumming and dancing! Find joy in the collective energy of sound and movement.
All levels are welcome – no prior experience needed. This West African drum and dance workshop is led by local dancer, Alice Heller accompanied by drummer, Moussa Troare.
Please wear comfortable and loose clothing for class. Drums and chairs will be provided but you’re welcome to bring your own. Limited to 25.
Downtown Lowell at Mill No. 5, 5th floor
250 Jackson Street, Lowell MA 01852
p | (844) 337-8872
A passionate student, performer, Instructor and choreographer of West African dance for over 20 years Alice has been a member of various dance groups in Boston including Aconcone, directed by Ibrahima Camara. A member of Under the Sun Dance and Drum led by Fatou Carol Sylla, Alice also headed her own troupe Teriya, which performed from 2000 until 2016.
Alice enjoys sharing and igniting the passion of others for African dance and culture through classes, workshops and drum/dance circles throughout Massachusetts.
She offers group and private instructions to adults and offers music and movement classes to young children and is a Brown belt Nia instructor. www.alicehellerdance.com
Moussa Traore is a master drummer originally from Mali West Africa and now teaches and performs all over Boston and the world. He currently has regular Cambridge drum classes on Wednesdays and classes in Harvard Ma on Fridays.