October 21, 2022

Masterclass Fridays - Afro-Latin Dance with Denita Inez Desueno (at 1:00pm and 4:00pm)
Time: 1:00 PM - 2:15 PM
Location: Brophy Dance Studio (Brophy Hall 200)
Description: Class Description:

Two classes! 1:00 and 4:00pm - Classes run 1 hr. 15 mins. FREE to all!

Latin dance is a global phenomenon being danced in countries around the world. It has a rich and varied history that contributes to the tapestry of the dance. In this class, dancers will learn fundamentals and techniques of body movement in the context of learning Salsa choreography. This class will explore Afro-Latin body movement and Salsa footwork. We will dance a Latin warm-up, do technique-based exercises, and learn an energetic combination.

DENITA INEZ is a dancer, choreographer, and instructor. Denita is the Artistic Director of Desueño, a Latin Jazz dance company. She is currently on staff at Lake Forest Dance Academy. She is also an independent freelance dancer and has danced for Chicago Dance Crash, Noumenon Dance Ensemble, Modern Clave, and Civic Dance Ensemble. She has represented the United States at the World Latin Dance Cup. Denita Inez is known for her energetic style and dynamic musicality. Denita Inez received her Bachelor of Science in Dance at Wayne State University. She has also trained with Deeply Rooted and Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater. She danced in works by Alia Simon, April Tornby, Rosa Mercedes, Samantha Shelton, Christopher Huggins, Kevin Jeff Iega, Richard Amaro, Lisa McCall, and Raymond Robinson.
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Contact Information:
 Tammy Killian
 Phone: 3092891543
 Email: tl-killian@wiu.edu
Source: Department of Theatre & Dance

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