In Partnership with Maryann Payne and MAP Dance
Join Maryann Arnita Payne and MAP Dance for a creative and friendly family experience. In this two-part workshop participants will be introduced to the basic principles of dance and painting through explorations in shape, space and rhythm. Part 1 of the workshop will include a short performance by Ms. Payne with the opportunity to move and dance with her to a variety of music. Part 2 will incorporate movement and music with gestures and watercolor painting. No previous experience in dance or art is required. All ages are welcome.
About: Maryann Payne is a professional dancer, teacher and mentor who has trained for more than 15 years at highly regarded dance schools and educational programs including the Alvin Ailey Summer Fellowship Program, Dance Theater of Harlem, Lula Washington Dance Theatre, Joffrey Ballet and the New World School of the Arts in Miami Beach. She currently performs across the US and abroad dancing and learning new skills in musical theater, synchronized swimming, aerial acrobatics, modern, ballet, tap, jazz, African, Latin, and hip-hop dance genres.
By working closely with the non-profit Milagro Center and developing her own dance company MAP Dance, Maryann has introduced many young African-American girls to the art form. Through dance, she hopes to inspire youth to discover their positive qualities; through dance, she hopes to inspire youth to build their self-confidence and self-esteem; and through dance she hopes to advance the cause of black women everywhere. The mission of MAP Dance is to “Motivate you to Achieve your true Potential”.
This event is fully booked. Please contact us at (561) 471-2901 for more information.