Announcing a new Meetup for The Central Florida Drum Circle Meetup!
What: West African Dance Workshop with Seguenon Kone
When: June 28, 2008 2:00 PM
Where: Click the link below to find out!
Meetup Description: This is a unique opportunity to experience a 2 HOUR dance workshop with a West African Master Dancer and Instrumentalist.
Seguenon kone is an artistic director, traditional African dancer, choreographer, acrobat, fire-eater and multi-talented instrumentalist who has mastered the balafon, doundoun, djembe, atougblan, shekere, ahoco, ark, castanets and flute. He is the artistic director of Le Ballet Ivoire Spectacle, a West African drum and dance ensemble performing at special events and conducting drum and dance workshops throughout the United States. Prior to moving to the United States in 1998, Seguenon toured the US with Afric a Zolou, an Ivorian dance company. In 1987 he formed the group Le Ballet Ivoire Spectacle, creating and producing several original productions including "la foret aux masques sacres" which toured in Liberia, Togo and Benin, West Africa. As a former member of the National Dance company of the Ivory Coast (ballet national), Seguenon performed in all company productions, touring West Africa, Europe and Mexico.
He also toured nationally dong balafon and djembe performances with grammy award winner Jimmy Buffet.
Take both this dance workshop and the drum workshop at 10 or only $35. Please contact Mark at [address removed] to reserve a spot.
For drummers form the drum workshop who wish to play for this dance workshop, we ask that you make a 'love donation' on top of the $20 for the drum workshop as Seguenon will be assisting the musicians keep up with the dance and also to help pay for expenses of the studio rental. Only drummers in the drum workshop are invited to take part in the dance workshop.
Learn more here:http://drumcircle.meetup.com/212/calendar/8136206/