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Ron K Brown Evidence
Founded by Ronald K. Brown in 1985 and based in Brooklyn, New York, Evidence, A Dance Company focuses on the seamless integration of traditional African dance with contemporary choreography and spoken word. Brown uses movement as a way to reinforce the importance of community in African American culture and to acquaint audiences with the beauty of traditional African forms and rhythms. He is an advocate for the growth of the African American dance community and is instrumental in encouraging young dancers to choreograph and to develop careers in dance.
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Evidence, A Dance Company Workshop with Ronald K. Brown and Arcell Cabuag
Two classes will be offered: one for adults ages 14+ and one for youth ages 6-13.
Sunday, March 3 from 2-3:30
Studio A: Adult Class
Studio B: Youth Class
Classes are designed for intergenerational participants with a wide range to no dance experience. Classes begin center floor with an emphasis on alignment, rhythm and using the body to express ideas and themes; strength, prayer, and celebration.
Classes for beginning/intermediate/advanced dancers begin with meditation and floor work that includes stretching and mind body centering exercises.
Center floor work or barre work includes alignment and the introduction of the various dance techniques that are incorporated in the vocabulary of Ronald K. Brown/Evidence, A Dance Company repertory. Phrases across the floor use influences from the western modern dance as well as traditional and social dances from West Africa, the Caribbean and the US.
Here is the link to all the information about the class: More information here .
Classes are held at the ADF's Samuel H. Scripps Studios. Address is:
721 Broad Street
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