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CANCELLED: BAM DanceAfrica Community Workshop

Liberty Lawn
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5/28 BAM DanceAfrica Community Workshop cancelled due to anticipated thunderstorms. See Park Updates & Alerts for latest.

Part of Brooklyn Academy of Music’s DanceAfrica Festival 2022
Co-presented by BAM and Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy 

Caregivers and children of all ages deepen their engagement with DanceAfrica in this fun-filled, hands-on workshop, presented in Brooklyn Bridge Park at Pier 6 Liberty Lawn. Veteran dancer, choreographer, and teaching artist Adia Whitaker guides families through the fundamentals of Haitian movement and music. This is not a drop-off class, please arrive ready and excited to engage with your family members at all times.

Registration has closed, but walkups will be accommodated on site as space allows.

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