Fall Dance Workshop

Come dance with Thiossane Institute as we host 2 dance workshops with renowned Senegalese dancer Idy Ciss! Register here.

October 15th, 2-5 pm
Workshop 1 | 2:00pm
Workshop 2 | 3:30pm

1 hour workshop = $18 • 2 hour workshop = $30

Idy Ciss – Asst Artistic Director, MUNTU Dance Theatre of Chicago and renowned Senegalese  dancer, instructor, choreographer will facilitate two styles of dance in a 2  workshop on Sunday, October 15  2p – 5p  In addition, Thiossane will introduce Khady Badji, Member of the Bakalama Dance Company in Senegal West Africa. Accompanied by Medoune Yacine Gueye and Thiossane’s own drum orchestra.

Children’s Classes Start THIS Saturday, Sept. 23rd

We are so excited to begin our Fall series of Children’s classes! We have classes offered for children ages 3 to 16, so there is truly something for everyone!

We begin at 9:30 AM with class for ages 3 to 6;

follow-up at 10:30 AM with class for ages 7 to 10;

and finish up at 11:30 AM with class for ages 11 to 16.

You can register up to two weeks after the start date – Sept. 23! Register here

This eight-week session is a basic introduction to dance and music through age appropriate instruction and has proven to spark an interest in continued dance and music studies, as well as build brain power. This program has proven to build coordination, develop spatial awareness, improve self esteem and confidence and encourage physical fitness.

Adult Community Classes

We offer adult classes for all people at all levels o dance and drum. Thiossane tailor made this class for beginners to seasoned dancers. Whatever reason you want to move this class is for YOU! Every Tuesday, Sept 19 – Nov 15, 2017, 630p-8p, Lincoln Theatre Ballroom.