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Learning Latin American Dance with CLACS

Krannert Center is pleased to join forces with the Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies (CLACS) for a free, three-part learning series featuring instructors Dill Costa, Maria Cardoso, and Lorena Alarcon. These virtual programs, which will be live-streamed on Facebook Feb 11-Apr 8, 2021, and archived on the CLACS Media Space Channel for later viewing, will offer three lessons of dance styles featuring fundamentals, footwork, and partner work.

Feb 11: Dance from Brazil—“Afro-Brazilian Samba” (additionally co-sponsored by the Lemann Center for Brazilian Studies)
Mar 11: Dance from Mexico—“La Sanmarqueña”
Apr 8: Dance from Argentina—“Chacarera”

Each session in this series will last approximately 60 minutes.

If you require any accommodations for this event, please contact us two weeks in advance at kcpa-eventsoffice [at]

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Event Details

Th Feb 11, 2021 - 6:00pm CT
Th Mar 11, 2021 - 6:00pm CT
Th Apr 08, 2021 - 6:00pm CT