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Ronne Stone

About the artist

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Ronne is a Florida native with a background in dance spanning over 20 years. Her earliest exposure to dance was at the Orlando School of Cultural Dance. She was also a company member of Kuumba in Tampa Fla. and Adefua in Seattle, Wa. For the past 15 years she has traveled extensively to study West African dance under the instruction of countless masters in this field. She has taught several classes for Indiana University and was a lead instructor for two years for the African American Dance workshops at IU Bloomington. She is the Director and Choreographer of the adult African dance company Epiphany Dance Collective whose performances have allowed them to travel all over the state to promote exposure of this art form.  She continues to work as a choreographer and instructor with various professional companies and non for profit organizations such as The Children’s Museum, Walker Theater, and the Indiana State Museum.  She attended Indiana University where she obtained a degree in Fine Arts. Currently, she teaches World technique at Butler University.

Programs

African Dance

Workshop

Students will join the artist on a journey through the regions of Mali, Senegal, Gambia and Guinea learning cultural traditions of song and dance along the way.  With the use of body movement, students will explore the elements of rhythm, shape, space, force/energy, patterns, and stories.

This program meets standards in 21st Century Skills Communication Critical Thinking Flexible Themes Health & Wellness Life Skills Physical Education Teamwork
  • Grades: Pre-K
  • Length: 90 min
  • Audience Limit: 20
Single: $150

Cultural Dance of West Africa

Workshop

Students will be introduced to traditional dance techniques and symbols of West Africa and participate in group and solo dance opportunities.

This program meets standards in African Culture Black History Month Health & Wellness Physical Education Social Studies World History & Culture
  • Grades: K-23-56-89-12
  • Length: 45 min
  • Audience Limit: 30
Single: $85 Double: $75

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