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Close to There: African Dance, with guest teacher Candai Calmon

  • 1456 East 70th Street Chicago, IL, 60637 United States (map)

Note: this event takes place at Dorchester Art + Housing Collaborative

Join Salvador, Brazil based dancer and artist Candai Calmon as a guest artist in this regular weekly dance class. Live drummers keep the beat at this free dance workshop for all ages. Come explore Black history with your body’s movement and rhythm. Calmon’s dance experience includes traditional ballet, african dance, as well as modern and contemporary dance techniques. More recently she has worked with quilombo communities (descendents of escaped slaves) in Brazil focussing on intuitive movement.