Performances

Performances Available and Video Reels:
The Red, Black & Moonlight Series, StoryofJanJak, Bwa Kayiman, Dance Workshops

Touring Season

Workshop

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Ezili Dantò’s Haitian Theater Dance Presents 2010 Fall and 2011 Winter Season of Haitian Dance & Drumming Workshops

Ezili Dantò’s 2010 Fall and 2011 Winter Season: Haitian dance and storytelling residencies

Performance and Touring Season, 2011

Limited booking times STILL AVAILABLE for Colleges and Universities from Jan to March 2011. See special winter class offering at end

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Haitian Theater Dance with Ezili Dantò, School Performance Clip 1

School Performance Clip 2

Master Haitian Dance with Fanfan Damas and Ezili Dantò

Teenage Haitian Dance Workshops

Children Haitian Dance Workshop
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Video Resume Workshops

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LIMITED BOOKING TIMES STILL AVAILABLE FOR COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES FROM JAN to MARCH. 2011. Write to erzilidanto@yahoo.com

This special Ezili Dantò Theater Dance 6-WEEK ARTIST RESIDENCY is offered for Winter season 2011 – Haitian Dance and Storytelling with Ezili Dantò and master Haitian drummer, Fanfan Damas

 

COURSE DESCRIPTION: Haitian dance and storytellingStudents in this class will learn some of the basic steps of Haitian traditional dances (Yanvalou, Ibo, Nago, Petwo, Raboday, Rara), the stories embodied in the dances, their origin in Africa, and their impact on Haiti history at Bwa Kayiman, the Vodun ceremony which began the Haitian revolution. Course storytelling will cover Vodun cosmology, Haitian life, history, struggle, culture and the use of Haitian hieroglyphics – Haiti’s spiritual drawings, the vèvè, as dance movement. Along with her special Haitian guest artist, including live drumming at points in the course, Ezili Dantò, shall tell Haiti stories that show course participants the integral connections between Haiti drum rhythms, the vèvè paintings, libation bottle paintings, Vodun spirituals, archetypes, psychology and meanings. A final class presentation/exhibition is expected and shall be video taped. Student contributions may be made through participating in the theater dance presentation, choreography, drawing vèvès, creating particular libation bottle showing an understanding of Haiti archetypes, psychology, and writing a short monologue using Haiti colors as taught in the course

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To-Tell-The-Truth About-Haiti Forum speaking engagements are offered year round.

Tell The Truth About Haiti Forum 2010 Photos & Agenda

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In the Distance (Text)

http://www.ezilidanto.com/zili/wp-content/uploads/2011/01/player.swf
Ezili_In the Distance (Audio)

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