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DanceAfrica 2018 at Brooklyn Academy of Music

BAM Howard Gilman Opera House

30 Lafayette Avenue Brooklyn, NY 11217

The nation’s largest festival dedicated to African dance and music returns for its 41st year, under the leadership of artistic director Abdel R. Salaam. This beloved annual tradition is a jubilant celebration of culture from Africa and its diaspora.

This year, DanceAfrica offers a taste of the rhythm, movement, and spirit of South Africa past and present. Join us for a full weekend of activities including art, workshops, an array of community events, the annual FilmAfrica series, and the one-and-only DanceAfrica Bazaar. —BAM

Artistic Director Abdel R. Salaam

BAM/Restoration Dance Youth Ensemble (Brooklyn)
Lighting design by Al Crawford
Sound design by David Margolin Lawson

Produced by BAM

Cover photo: courtesy of BAM


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