2nd SUMMER DAYCAMP
FERABA - AFRICAN RHYTHM TAP COMPANY
DANCE AND MUSIC CAMP
July 2nd 2012 - July 20 2012
Flatbush Church of the Redeemer
494 East 23rd Street, Brooklyn, NY 11226 at the corner of Foster Ave
(close to Brooklyn College)
Contact: web-site: www.feraba.com
phone: 347-413 5489
FERABA-A.R.T., a fun-filled Summer Camp providing children ages 7-14 with a one-of-a kind day camp experience, offers daily classes in
Tap dance along with
Dramatic Story Telling,
Visual Arts and
This year the students will learn and re-create the traditional story and dances that inspired Broadway’s “Lion King” --- the tale of Sunjata Keita, the Lion King who overcame all obstacles to become the founder and leader of the Malian Empire in West Africa. Students will present a full production of “Sunjata” and show off their amazing new skills at a culminating event on Friday July 20th, 2012.
Join us for this incredible journey through where children build new skills, expand cultural understanding, and develop the self-confidence of seasoned performers in an environment that fosters teamwork, creativity, and unity.
Who we are:
Féraba-A.R.T. is a Brooklyn based multi-ethnic and multi cultural performance group fusing Tap dance with West African dance and music. All staff members of Feraba-A.R.T are award-winning, acclaimed professional performers and master teaching artists from West Africa, Europe and the US. Feraba_A.R.T.’s mission is to inform, educate and entertain through the universal language of rhythm, promoting the ideal of friendship, tolerance and cultural understanding among people of all nations.
Who we are:
Féraba-A.R.T. is a Brooklyn based multi-ethnic and multi cultural performance group fusing Tap dance with West African dance/music. All members are professional performers and teachers, well experienced working with students.
Irene Koloseus (Artistic Director, Tap instructor-Austria),
Yalani Bangoura (West African dancer instructor-Guinea),
Ibrahima Kolipe Camara (West African percussion instructor-Guinea),
Andy Algire (West African percussion instructor-USA).