Shani Diouf. Image courtesy the artist.

Shani Diouf. Image courtesy the artist.


West African Dance with Shani Diouf

August 12, 2023 | 10:00AM - 11:00AM
The DeLUXE Theater


Join choreographer Shani Diouf for a community dance and movement workshop at the historic DeLUXE Theater located in the 5th Ward Cultural Arts District.

This program is part of a series of dance workshops presented in conjunction with the exhibition, Ming Smith: Feeling the Future. Each workshop is led by a different local choreographer. All ages and abilities are welcome.

Workshop Description
This class is open to all levels and will focus on traditional West African dance and culture. Participants will learn the movements, style, rhythms, and cultural significance of the dances while also focusing on body strength and flexibility. The class will be accompanied by live drumming and will include a warm-up, background information about the dance(s), a break-down of the movements, singing, and high-energy dancing.

Ticket Information
This event is free to attend, but RSVPs are encouraged as space is limited.

Location and Accessibility
The DeLUXE Theater
3303 Lyons Avenue
Houston, Texas 77020

For questions or concerns regarding safety or accessibility, contact YET Torres, Public Programs and CAMHLAB Manager, at