West African Dance

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Join Reverend Nafisa Sharriff and the West African Dance Class Family for Free Classes every Monday and Wednesday evenings at Dance Theatre of Harlem and Tuesday and Thursday evenings at Promise Academy Charter School have been cancelled until further notice. 

Dance Theatre of Harlem: Monday is the beginner class and Wednesday is the advance class.

Promise Academy: All Tuesday and Thursday Classes at Promise Academy have been cancelled until further notice. 

Reverend 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 Reverend Sharriff performed with Stevie Wonder, Whitney Houston, Spike Lee, TC Carson, C&C Music Factory, The Chuck Davis Dance Company & 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.

 
 

African Dance Class Summer Schedule!

July 10th – August 16th

Monday and Wednesday Evenings
Dance Theatre of Harlem
Dates: July 16th – August 15th
466 W. 152nd Street
New York, NY 10031
6:00pm – 8:00pm
Free!

Tuesday and Thursday Evenings Class Cancelled
Promise Academy
All Tuesday and Thursday Classes at Promise Academy have been cancelled until further notice.