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Penny Godboldo

Certified Dunham instructor Penny Godboldo talks about what it was like to take class with dance pioneer Katherine Dunham, and her new Dunham workshop at Cumbe. Katherine Dunham Technique is a cornerstone of African and diaspora dance, and Penny is one of the few instructors who worked closely with Katherine herself. Penny will be teaching [...]

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Meet Papa Sy

Teacher Papa Sy talks about traditional Senegalese dance and how his generation of dancers, trained by Germaine Acogny, built on Senegal's dance heritage to create "métisse-dance" (hybrid-dance). Papa Sy teaches Sabar this Saturday, Nov. 10 (4:30-6:00pm) and Contemporary West African dance every Wednesday (12:00-1:00pm). He is also performing a solo during the Cumbe Performance Showcase [...]

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