October 18-20, 2019
An Experience You Won’t Forget!
A one-of-a-kind dance festival that explores the evolution of African Dance in the Americas. Racines Black Dance Festival brings together specialists from a wide range of styles to teach workshops in traditional and contemporary African-rooted dance. Come see how through perseverance, dance and music traveled from Africa through the stain of slavery and the plantations to the present day. Experience workshops, presentations, history, music and culture this fall in Boston.
Power, subtlety, grace and vitalityBlack Dances origins began in Africa and continue to evolve throughout the Americas. Racines brings the spectrum from West-African, Brazilian
Orixa, Cuban Rhumba, to Haitian, and Puerto Rican Plena. From
early American dances such as Piedmont Blues, Social Dances from 1950s-80s, and Tap, to House, Afrobeat, Breaking, Waaking, and Hip Hop.
Keep up as we add new classes and events!