West African Dance

Happened July 11th

Join Nafisa Sharriff and the West African Dance Family for Free Classes every Monday and Wednesday evening from 6:15pm – 8:15pm at Countee Cullen/PS 194.

Location: Countee Cullen is located on 144th Street between 7th and 8th Avenues in Harlem, NY. Summer Hours: 5pm – 7pm (July and August only).

Nafisa Sharriff is a Master Teacher and Choreographer of Traditional West African Folklore from the Old Malian Empire. She is the recipient of the 1996 Ethnic Dance Award and numerous Community Service commemorations. Throughout her illustrious career Nafisa performed with Stevie Wonder, Whitney Houston, Spike Lee, TC Carson, C&C Music Factory, The Chuck Davis Dance Company & The Kairaba West African Dance Company. Her television credits include performances on the Richard Pryor Show, Dance Black America & Positively Black. 

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