Redobles de Cultura Afro-Borinquena presents Afro-Puerto Rican Bomba Dance and Percussion Community Workshops.
The team of three New York City practitioners of Afro-Puerto Rican Bomba will be in the Triangle area to offer dynamic and engaging dance and drumming workshops. Workshops offer exploratory instruction on both Bomba dance and drumming. The sessions teach fundamental techniques of Bomba dance, engages participants on the roles of percussion instrumentation and how these are developed in concert with the dance movements and more.
The workshop team has visited the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill community before with the music and dance group Los Pleneros De La 21 (LP21). The Sonja Haynes Stone Center is excited to have again instructors Julia Gutierrez-Rivera and Nelson Gonzalez from LP21 and Nicholas Laboy. The trio of artists collectively has 30 years of experience offering workshops to groups of all ages and backgrounds and performing worldwide. They represent the next generation of Bomba masters and the voices of today’s most prestigious Bomba and Plena ensembles.