To Sangana Tour
To Sangana members are dance and theatre majors/minors and from campus wide auditions. This is a dynamic dance company that thrills audiences with quality African-derived dance and drum presentations, guaranteed to inspire, invigorate, educate, and entertain. The company celebrates rich cultural traditions from the African heritage, as well as the contemporary African-American experience. African Dance brings together all the arts: music, theatre, visual art, and movement- to form a complete artistic and cultural statement. African dance today reaches a worldwide audience through the rigorous, theme based, and excitingly joyful dedication of professional dancers and musicians.
Through company performance, and interaction with students, emphasizes:
- Enhanced cultural understanding and awareness through dance and music through its expressive qualities.
- Improved understanding of dance as a way to create and communicate meaning.
- Expanded knowledge of the African cultural influence to movement and music of the past and present.
- Heightened sensitivity in identifying movement elements and skills in dance performance, with the ability to listen and focus in on sounds.