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African American Dance with Elena Mosley
Saturday, August 22, 2020, 10:00 am - 11:00 amFree
Elena Mosley will lead an interactive class in African American dance. Participants will experience traditional dance and improvisational movement, while connecting to African rhythmic music. Bring a scarf or ribbon to hold in your hand and plan to have fun! Children ages 8 and up, family members welcome.
Elena Mosley, Director and Founder of Kuumba Dance and Drum, began her dance career in various community centers in New York City. She performed with the Lady Helena Walquer Dance Company, Harlem, NY, Brothers and Sisters United of Staten Island and Haitian Dance Theater, under the direction of Louines Louinis. She participates in many cultural programs for Columbia, Greene and the Capital Region Schools and community arts programs. Elena serves as facilitator for the Kuumba adult company, which functions as a collective of African influences in modern society. She is currently the Executive Director of the Operation Unite Education and Cultural Arts Center located in Hudson.
Program made possible with support from Hudson River Bank and Trust Foundation and Stewart’s Shops.