West African Dance

Join Nafisa Sharriff and the West African Dance Family for Free Classes every Monday and Wednesday evening from 6:15pm – 8:15pm at Countee Cullen/PS 194. Countee Cullen is located on 144th Street between 7th and 8th Avenues in Harlem, NY. Beginning Wednesday, July 6th and continuing throughout Wednesday, August 31st, class will be held from 5pm – 7pm for the summer.

Nafisa Sharriff is a Master Teacher and Choreographer of Traditional West African Folklore from the Old Malian Empire. She is the recipient of the 1996 Ethnic Dance Award and numerous Community Service commemorations. Throughout her illustrious career Nafisa performed with Stevie Wonder, Whitney Houston, Spike Lee, TC Carson, C&C Music Factory, The Chuck Davis Dance Company & The Kairaba West African Dance Company. Her television credits include performances on the Richard Pryor Show, Dance Black America & Positively Black. To learn more about Reverend Nafisa Sharriff visit our About Our Founder page.

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