Sat, June 29 2:30pm

West African Dance Workshop

from Guinea and Canada

Learn the fundamentals of West African dance in this interactive workshop open to all levels.
Dance Workshop

part of Canada Day Long Weekend

Free Admission
No tickets required

 

Sat, June 29 2:30pm

West African Dance Workshop

from Guinea and Canada

Learn the fundamentals of West African dance in this interactive workshop open to all levels.

Dance Workshop

part of Canada Day Long Weekend

Free Admission
No tickets required

 

About

Join professional dancer, choreographer and instructor, Mabinty Sylla, in a fun and challenging workshop on West African dance, for people of all experiences and skill levels!  Then catch her performance with Okavango African Orchestra on the Concert Stage at 6pm. 

About Mabinty Sylla

Born in Guinea, Mabinty Sylla began her dance training in Conakry with Mamadouba Camara, a dance instructor, who is the first soloist for the Ballet Djoliba and former soloist for the Ballet Africans, two of West Africa’s most respected traditional groups. She also studied and performed with a group, Ballet Tayeli, directed by Fode Gassama. Sylla moved to Toronto in 2008 and has since performed in cities and festivals across Canada. She teaches dance in schools, community programs and workshops for individuals and groups. Mabinty Sylla is a member of the JUNO Award-winning group Okavango African Orchestra.

Photo by artist.

Dates & Times

Sat, June 29
2:30pm 3:15pm

Tickets

Free admission
No tickets required

Venue

Stage in the Park

A performance stage on our West Lawn

235 Queens Quay West
Toronto, ON

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