About Our Camp

After School Arts & Englewood Christian Church are sponsoring a free, summer

World Dance and Rhythm Camp.

Our camp will introduce participants to the dances, rhythms, dress and foods of 4 different world regions.

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Children will take daily classes in folk dance from Peru, Egypt, India and North America by master teachers from California, Oregon and Washington. There will also be classes in drumming world rhythms and creating aspects of traditional dress.

Daily breakfast, lunch, and snack will be provided, and will include foods from the 4 world regions.

The week will culminate with a Friday evening performance on July 1st for parents, guardians, family, and friends. The children perform the dances they learned during the week, wearing elements of traditional dress they created. There will be performances by our master teachers, as well as the award-winning Peruvian Folk Dance group Tusuy Perua. Our set will be designed by Portland instillation artist Amirra Malak. It will be an amazing show!

Meet The Instructors

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Dominic Williams
Hip -Hop Dance

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Susu Pampanin
Drumming World Rhythms

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Luciana Paono
Peruvian Folk Dance

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Betty Hamilton
Traditional Dress Making

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TerriAnne Guitierrez
Dandiya-
East Indian Folk Dance

Carolyn Hamilton Saidi-
North African Folk Dance

Amira Malak
Stage Design

Tusuy Peru
Guest Performances at the show

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Rosie Saldana
Art Exhibitor

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M.A.S.H. Guest Performers at Welcome Dinner