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)
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.