Afro-Brazilian Dance (B)


Winter 2015 quarter

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Accompanied by live drumming, we will learn dances originating in Africa and migrating to Brazil during slavery. We will dance to the driving, rapturous beat from Brazil known as samba. For the people of the villages surrounding Rio de Janeiro, samba is considered their most intense, unambivalent joy. In addition, we will dance and sing to contemporary cross-cultural beat from Bahia: Samba-Reggae and the Candomble religious dances of the Orixas. We will also learn dances from other regions of Brazil, such as Baiao, Frevo and Maracatu.

Fields of Study

Location and Schedule

Campus location

Olympia

Schedule

Offered during: Weekend

Advertised schedule: 12-2p Sat or 12:30-2:30p Sat depending on the space reservations

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Online Learning

No Required Online Learning

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Registration Information

Credits: 2 (Winter)

Class standing: Freshmen–Senior

Maximum enrollment: 24

Winter

Course Reference Number

(2 credits): 20193

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