149 Caribbean Culture and Social Dance Workshop

This is a Ticketed Event. Fee: $45/$65
Tuesday, March 31, 2009: 1:00 PM-5:00 PM
Tampa Convention Center: Ballroom B
Presiders: Janice LaPointe-Crump, Professor Emerita - School of the Arts-Dance at Texas Woman's University, Denton TX, Corinth, TX; and Mary Ann Laverty, PhD, Woodside High School, Newport News, VA
Speakers: Tarin T. D. Hampton, Spellman College, Atlanta, GA; and Elgie Gaynell Sherrod, Florida A&M University, Tallahassee, FL
This half-day intensive workshop explodes like fireworks with the energies of the Caribbean! Celebrate your Florida experience learning popular social dances, African-based rhythms, history and musical traditions of Cuba, Puerto Rico, Santo Domingo and other cultures, from their origins all the way to Broadway. Sway with our many guest artists who share traditions, dance, costuming and creative ideas with National Dance Standards-based materials – within a free, social and creative environment.
Afro-Cuban Modern: Dance in Cuba
Leymis Bolańos- Wilmott, Dance Magazine honoree: Southeast Best Choreographer, Bradenton, FL
Ghanaian Influence on the Evolution of Caribbean Dance
Tarin T. D. Hampton, Spellman College, Atlanta, GA
Choreographing Latin-Influences on Musical Theater
Kelly F. Burnette, Manatee School For The Arts, Bradenton, FL
Salsa Dancing: Historical Perspective, Musical Structure and Creative Interpretation
Liz Gallego, Mountain View College, Collin County Community College, Dallas, TX
Professional Development in Movement: The Katherine Dunham Model
Elgie Gaynell Sherrod, Florida A&M University, Tallahassee, FL