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Culture and Context in the Performing Arts is a Course

Culture and Context in the Performing Arts

Ended Dec 1, 2023
1 credit

Full course description

Term: Fall 2023

Date:  Wednesday, September 27, 10-11 am, followed by a discussion from 11:15 am - Noon.

Location: Street and Davis Performance Hall, Anne and Ellen Fife Theatre in the Moss Arts Center 

Time: Self - Paced

Instructor: Michele Deramo

Presented By: Office for Inclusion & Diversity (INDV)

 

Description:

The performing arts provide engaging and fascinating windows into the experiences, identities, and cultural contexts of others. These are opportunities to deepen our own cultural competency. This professional development course, Culture and Context Through the Performing Arts, incorporates attendance at a live, in-person Moss performance with contextual materials on history, frameworks, and questions for thought to be completed prior to the performance.

The fall 2023 program is on Wednesday, September 27, 2023, 10-11 AM 

Ingoma Nshya: The Women Drummers of Rwanda 

Street and Davis Performance Hall, Anne and Ellen Fife Theatre 

Ingoma Nshya – Kinyarwanda for “New Drum” or “New Power” - is the first all-female drumming group in Rwanda. Recognized today as a leader of the drumming sector, Ingoma Nshya is breathing new life into Rwanda’s drumming heritage and forging a new tradition of gender equality infused with respect, unity, and joy.