Dallas Black Dance Theater announces 16th edition of DanceAfrica


The Dallas Black Dance Theater (DBDT) celebrates Africa’s rich heritage and ancestry with DanceAfrica’s 16th annual performances and a free festival. The performances feature guest artists Bandan Koro African Drum and Dance Ensemble and the DeSoto High School A Cappella Choir. PNC is the main sponsor of the family event scheduled for October 1-2, 2021 at Moody Performance Hall and Klyde Warren Park. The Saturday night show will be broadcast live.

Rhythm is the heart of DanceAfrica’s performances; it calms your mind while energizing you. You will be immersed in an oasis of positivity as African culture flows through the music and dance of DBDT and DBDT: Encore! as well as the Allegro Performing Ensemble, the Senior Performing Ensemble and the Junior Performing Ensemble of the Dallas Black Dance Academy. Performances will be held at Moody Performance Hall, 2520 Flora Street, Dallas, TX 75201, Friday and Saturday evenings, October 1 and 2, 2021 at 7:30 p.m.

Guest artist Bandan Koro African Drum and Dance Ensemble produces powerful movements with heartbreaking percussion while sharing African traditions and folklore, guaranteed to recharge your mind.

Award-winning DeSoto High School A Cappella choir will sing melodic and inspiring songs that capture the spirit of African tradition. The choir performed at the famous Carnegie Hall in New York City.

Saturday Day FREE DanceAfrica Festival & Marketplace fills Klyde Warren Park with a family vibe through food, fun and vendors uniting the community of all ages. Participants can enjoy live performances by artists from the local community throughout the day. The festival and market are scheduled for Saturday, October 2, 2021 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at Klyde Warren Park, 2012 Woodall Rodgers Freeway, Dallas, TX 75201.

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