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Online Event: Introduction to AfrikFusion/VogueAfrik

June 20, 2020 | 12:00PM - 1:15PM

Introduction to AfrikFusion/VogueAfrik with Omari Wiles of The House of Nina Oricci and Les Ballet Afrik

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Omari Wiles combines voguing and ballroom with West African and contemporary dance to create AfrikFusion. Participants will learn basic vogue moves, including catwalk, duckwalk, floor performance, spins and dips, and hand performance. No dance experience is necessary. Following the lesson, Wiles will lead a discussion identifying the stylistic influences from African and Latin cultures on VogueAfrik.

Omari Wiles is the legendary founder of The House of Nina Oricci and Creative Director of Les Ballet Afrik. He began his training in African dance forms at the age of six, and in his teens took on the role as Assistant Director of The Maimouna Ketia School of African Dance, established by his family. Omari worked with master African dancers, and his understanding of African cultures, rhythms, and dance has been his foundation.

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