African Dance

Vanessa and Rodney Gibbs

Rodney and Vanessa Gibbs will teach students concepts and techniques of West African dance from Mali and Senegal. Students will learn dances that honor kings and queens, celebrate weddings, and begin harvests. 


To schedule this program please contact us at 816-531-4022 or by email at




Grade Levels: 3,4,5,6,7,8

Fees: $254 single, $218 each for 2 or more on the same day / The break between workshops must not exceed 90 minutes to receive the reduced rate. Title 1 Schools may qualify for funding assistance.

Maximum Audience Size: 30

Availability: Tuesday-Friday afternoons (Tues/Thurs is best)

Program Length: 50 minutes

Location: At Your School

Teacher Guide: African Dance_TPG

Requirements: Large, open space; wood floor preferred

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