The Revelators, Inc.
                                                Class Schedule
                                                                                                                         Boys and Girls Club Mount Vernon 350 South 6th Avenue,
                                                                                                                               Mount Vernon, NY 10550-4114. (914) 668- 9580
 
Classes                         The class begins with a 20 minute warm-up, 90 minute instructions and rehearsal, and 10 minute cool-down, company with live drummers. Students will learn West African energetic dancing from Liberia and Guinea. Classes I, II and III dancers are required to be enrolled in two classes each week. Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced levels are offered.


African Dance                                                                                      
Tuesday                                                                                             Class I (Grades 3-6) 5:00-6:30pm 
                                                                                                            Class II (Grades 6-9) 5:00-7:00pm 
                                                                                                            Class III (Grades 9-12) 5:00-7:45pm “Performance Group


African Dance and Modern                                                                     
Thursday                                                                                             
Class I (Grades 3-6) 5:00-6:30pm 
                                                                                                             
Class II (Grades 6-9) 5:00-7:00pm 
                                                                                                             Class III (Grades 9-12) 5:00-7:45pm “Performance Group

Modern and Ballet                                                                         
Saturday                                                                                             Class
I (Grades 3-6) 9:00- 10:30am 
                                                                                                             
Class II (Grades 6-9) 9:00-11:00am 
  
                                                                                                           Class III (Grades 9-12) 9:00-11:45am “Performance Group”


African Dance – Authentic, traditional West African dances are taught, focusing on the dances of Guinea. Special attention is given to every detail from the fingers to the toes. Each class is accompanied by African percussion and instruments. At the end students are brought into the center of the dance floor where they apply these skills to movement.
 
African Percussion – Focusing training on the Djembe, the most popular of African drums from the Guinea region, this course teaches students how to play the three basic tones, the bass, the tone and the slap. Not only do students develop their sense of rhythm, but the discipline and structure of learning how to play the Djembe increases the student’s
physical strength and mental concentration.
 
Modern and Ballet techniques – In this class, the basic positions, exercises, vocabulary and technique are taught at the bare to ensure proper placement. Afterwards, emphasizing style and grace

Drama – Drama classes are offered on all levels and teach students how to “become the character” by working on improvisational skills and scene study.








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