Join us this Wednesday, March 12th for a FREE Congocise workshop! Using West African Rhythms, Fummilyao Chesney from the Fusha Dance Company invites all ages to join her in this aerobic workshop that gives you a feel of the African culture in a way that will keep you fit!
Wednesday, March 13th
St John’s Recreation Center, 3rd Floor Dance Studio
1251 Prospect Pl in Crown Heights
(between Troy Ave & Schenectady Ave)
Brooklyn, NY 11213
Check out Fusha Dance in action!
Fusha Dance Company performs the Congolese Dance “D’Jeci Malumbo” at the Alvin Ailey Theater in NYC.
Funmilayo Chesney is the Founder, Choreographer and artistic Director of Fusha Dance Company.
“D’Jeci Malumbo” is a Rites of Passage Dance from the Congo, it is a flirtation dance.
Funmilayo Chesney,N’tifafa Koko, Shanika Johnson,Mary Anglade,Jeanette Sena Muhlmann,Tara Butler, Tosha Browne,Raven Holmes, Zen-Marie Holmes
Olumide Phillip Gilbert,Tirzo Keeling, Peter Barr, Al MacDowell
The original choreography was created in 1995 by Tanawa Dance Company and Malaki Ma Kongo, with Artistic Directors Toto Sampa and Thelma Martin.