Dance Mission Theater: Afro-Brazilian Performance Workshop

Contributed By:  Dance Mission Theater

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Explore and perform Afro-Brazilian dance in a 6-week performance workshop with Metzi Henriquez of Fogo Na Roupa. The 6-session workshop will prepare dancers to present an AfroSamba Reggae piece that celebrates this popular dance from Salvador, Bahia, Brasil. The movements will include the unique parading and choreographic style of the award winning Carnaval SF Grand Champions, Fogo Na Roupa. The workshops will include an Afro-Contemporary warm up, progressions across the floor, and Orixa inspired movements. The class is for all levels of dancers and will include live drumming directed by Jose Rivera, Fogo Na Roupa musical director.

Founded in 1989, Fogo na Roupa is a Bay Area, award-winning, Grupo Carnavalesco and performing company which combines the community’s raw spirit with the technical expertise of its illustrious Founding Director, the late Mestre Carlos Aceituno. Winners of multiple SF Carnaval Grand Championships and Best of of the Bay awards.

Dates:  Thursdays, Jan 5-Feb 19
Time:  7:30pm-9:00pm
Location:  Dance Mission Theater
Location Address:  

3316 24th Street, San Francisco

Contact Information:  

Email: or call (415) 826-4441

Cost:  $200