Guinea West African Dance & Drum Class by Aly Cisse

Guinea West African Dance & Drum Class by Aly Cisse

 

 

 

 

Guinea West African Dance & Drum Class by Aly Cisse
Hosted by Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts in partnership with Desert Dance Theatre

Tuesday, February 12, 2013
Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts
7380 E. 2nd Street, Scottsdale AZ 85251

6:30pm Check-in & Registration
7:00pm-8:30pm Class
Cost: $15 (Suggested Donation)
RSVP Required. Must have at least 15 participants or class may be canceled. Class size limited so reserve your space today!

Call or text Lisa at 602-740-9616 or email Lisa@DesertDanceTheatre.org.

Aly Cisse was born in Guinea Conakry, West Africa. He grew up learning his country’s native dances, the kora, and drums. When Aly was fifteen, he moved to France and began performing as an acrobat, dancer, and drummer in Circus Boabab. He moved to Germany for five years learning to perform on the pole and performing with Circus Africa Africa. Cavalia discovered Aly and contracted him to travel and perform in the Odesseo Show. He performs African dance, plays drums, sings, and executes amazing acrobat choreography in the show! The show originated in Montreal and has traveled to Atlanta, Toronto, Mexico City, and was currently in Scottsdale until February 10, 2013. Then the show will travel to Burbank and then Ontario.

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Wednesday, February 6, 2013
Dance Theater West, 3925 East Indian School Road, Phoenix
6:00pm-7:30pm

Cost: $10
RSVP Required. Must have at least 10 participants or class may be canceled.
Call or text Lisa at 602-740-9616 or email Lisa@DesertDanceTheatre.org.

Aly Cisse was born in Guinea Conakry, West Africa. He grew up learning his country’s native dances, the kora, and drums. When Aly was fifteen, he moved to France and began performing as an acrobat, dancer, and drummer in Circus Boabab. He moved to Germany for five years learning to perform on the pole and performing with Circus Africa Africa. Cavalia discovered Aly and contracted him to travel and perform in the Odysseo Show. He performs African dance, plays drums, sings, and executes amazing acrobat choreography in the show! The show originated in Montreal and has traveled to Atlanta, Toronto, Mexico City, and is currently in Scottsdale until February 10, 2013. Then the show will leave for Burbank and then Ontario.

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