West African Dance


Join Reverend Nafisa Sharriff and the West African Dance Class Family for Free Classes every Monday and Wednesday evening at Countee Cullen Community Center.  All classes at Promise Academy Charter School on Tuesday and Thursday evening remain cancelled until further notice.

Countee Cullen Community Center: 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 Fall Schedule!

Beginning Monday, September 17, 2018

Monday and Wednesday Evenings
Countee Cullen Community Center
Beginning Monday, September 17th
244 W. 144th Street
New York, NY 10030
6:00pm – 8:00pm

Tuesday and Thursday Evening Classes at
Promise Academy Remain Cancelled Until Further Notice.