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Residency: Afro-Peruvian Dance

Artist: Carmen Roman

Type: Early Childhood, Residencies, Students with Special Needs


Afro-Peruvian music and dance is a unique blend of African, Spanish, and Indigenous elements.  During the residencies, students will be introduced to traditional dance forms within Afro-Peruvian culture and learn dances such as the Festejo, Zamacueca, and Son De Los Diablos.  Through dance, students will be made aware of the historical and cultural perspective of the dances, as well as be introduced to the instruments in Afro-Peruvian culture.


Audience Limit: 35 per classroom

Program Length: Minimum 8 sessions in each 2 classrooms.

Appropriate for Grades:
Secondary SDC, 1st Grade, 2nd Grade, 3rd Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 9th Grade, 10th Grade, 11th Grade, 12th Grade, All Grades


Assembly Price: N/A

Assembly Back-to-Back Price: N/A

Workshop Cost per Day: N/A

Workshop Materials Fee: N/A

Travel Fee:

Technical Requirements

Ample room for students to move, dance and explore.


(02) February: Black History Month
(09) September-October: Hispanic Heritage Month
(11) November: International Drum Month

Curriculum Connections

History-Social Science
Physical Education
World Languages