Your Communities. Your Traditions. Your Folklife.
Northwest Folklife aims to strengthen our communities through arts and culture. This calendar brings together our greater community’s events and gatherings. Here, you will find events ranging from cultural celebrations to music and dance performances and traditional gatherings.
Together, we can continue to celebrate the rich arts, cultures, and traditions that thrive in the greater Pacific Northwest.
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Cultural Focus: “Afro-Brazilian dance class w/ TRIBE-olution’s dancer & choreographer, Dora Oliveira
August 2, 2015 @ 8:00 am - August 8, 2015 @ 8:00 pm
Presented by Seattle Theatre Group and Centrum, The DANCE This Camp at Centrum provides an opportunity for high school students to study a wide range of dance styles and techniques in a supportive, yet challenging atmosphere. Students participate in Afro-Brazilian, Ballet, Jazz, Hip-Hop and Modern dance classes with professional dance instructors from the Seattle area and beyond.
The Afro-Brazilian classes will be taught by one of TRIBE-olution’s dancer and choreographer, Dora Oliveira. Individual members of the TRIBE-olution ensemble represent leaders in the Northwest arts scene who have been recognized regionally and in many cases internationally for their artistic excellence. Most members have extensive touring experience, like Dora Oliveira. Dora has performed and taught Afro-Brazilian dance for 30 years.
WHO: The DANCE This Camp at Centrum is open to students entering grades 9-12 in Fall 2015 at all levels of dance experience–from beginner to advanced.
LOCATION: Centrum is located at Fort Worden State Park, Port Townsend, WA. Perched on the Northeast tip of the Olympic Peninsula, Fort Worden offers 450 acres of sandy beaches, wooded hills, wetlands, and a historic campus, with stunning views of the Strait of Juan de Fuca and the Olympic and Cascade ranges.
Renovated Fort buildings, including classrooms, dormitories, performance and studio spaces, serve as students’ homes during their time at Centrum. Dorm wings are supervised by experienced dorm counselors.
COST: Tuition, room and board for the week is $850 per participant.*