Dabke with Yaa Samar! Dance Theatre


WHEN February 5, 2023
6:30 PM WHERE The Arts Center at NYU Abu Dhabi WHO The Arts Center at NYU Abu Dhabi Open to the Public

Yaa Samar! Dance Theatre blends contemporary dance and theater with traditional Dabke tools such as rhythm and footwork to invite improvisation and play within the traditional form. Dabke is a Levantine folkloric dance traditionally used in cultural moments of celebration and resistance. The practice of Dabke is inherently intertwined with social justice movements, and conversations around the use of dance and art in social justice movements will also be incorporated into the masterclass.

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