Haitian Folk Dance Performing Arts

As is typical of many Caribbean islands, folk dance in Haiti developed from African and European (French) traditions. Interestingly, Afro-Haitian dance in turn had a great influence on modern dance, through anthropologist and dancer Katherine Dunham.

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See Also:
  • Danse Adje - Austin, Texas. Offers classes and workshops in Haitian folk folk dance, haitian Afro-Haitian dance, and Afro-Caribbean percussion. Photos, folk a calendar of events, haitian and profiles of the folk founding members.
  • Ballet Folklorique Tamboula D'Haiti - Afro-Haitian dance company, promoting Haitian folkloric dance, traditional dance rhythms, culture, and heritage in the Caribbean and dance the U.S.
  • La Troupe Makandal - New York. Folkloric group offering theatrical performances as folk well as dance workshops. They provide a schedule and folk biographies of principals.
  • Tamboula Ethnic Dance Company - Chicago. Information about performances, lectures, and classes, with biography of principal. [May not work in all browsers]
  • Haitian Dance and Drum Retreat - San Francisco. Schedule and registration for an annual workshop.
  • Mikerline Dance Troupe - New York. Information on classes, performance schedule, and group's history.

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