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Dance Program

Call for Dancers and Drummers!

The K-State Dance program is calling for drummers and dancers to participate in the K-State African Dance Ensemble, which focuses on learning and performing recreational dances from Ghana, West Africa.  Participants have the opportunity to learn dancing, drumming, and/or singing for various the dance styles.  Opportunities exist for informal and formal performances on the K-State campus and in the community.

This ensemble is to K-State students, faculty, and staff.  Regular rehearsal times are set for T/U 1:00 - 2:00 pm in Nichols Hall.  Other rehearsal times may be set for students with scheduling conflicts.  Experience is not neccessary.  

Please contact Neil Dunn for more information about the ensemble or schedule:  neildunn@ksu.edu

 

Ensembles

K-State Dance offers a variety of performance opportunities for students.

Dance Ensemble

The Dance Ensemble performs each semester on faculty concerts for WinterDance and SpringDance. Dancers in this ensemble have the opportunity to dance in a variety of styles including contemporary ballet and classical ballet, modern dance, jazz dance, tap dance, musical theatre, and world dance forms such as West African social dance. The Dance Ensemble also travels off campus to a variety of performance venues and festivals.

Tap Dance Ensemble

The K-State Tap Dance Ensemble is an elite group that performs original tap dance choreography all over the campus and community in a variety of venues. The Tap Ensemble owns a dance floor and will travel! Visit the Tap Ensemble's website.

African Ensemble

African Ensemble focuses on traditional social dance including those from Ghana, West Africa. Participants in this group have the opportunity to sing, dance, and play the traditional instruments for the selected dances. If you are interested in participating in this open group, contact Neil Dunn.