MORRIS-JUMEL MANSION

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Free West African Dance Class

Every Sunday from noon - 1:30 come alone, with a friend, or with the whole family and take a West African Dance Class led by World Renowned Master Drummer/Teacher Yahyah Kamate. Yahyah began his training in his native Cote D'Ivoire and has choreographed and danced for such renowned companies as: Fotemoban Dance Company, Djensia Group, Camodgen of N’guatta Dolikro Dance Company of Cote d’Ivoire and Affoubenou Sakassou Dance Company of Senegal.
For the past 15 years, he has worked as lead dancer and choreographer for several companies in the United States, including Kulu Mele Dance Company and The Seventh Principle; and he has taught dance with organizations such as Djoniba Dance & Drum Center, Mark Morris Dance Group, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, and the Harlem School of the Arts.

Earlier Event: May 31
Free Yoga
Later Event: June 3
Chill on the Hill Concert

Morris-Jumel Mansion is a proud member of the Historic House Trust of New York City and partner of the New York City Department of Parks & Recreation.

Events are supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, in partnership with City Council and Borough President, Gale Brewer and Councilman, Ydanis Rodriguez. 

65 Jumel Terrace, New York, New York, 10032

(212) 923-8008