African Dance Conference

Ayodele African Dance Conference: May 12 - 14, 2017

An exhilarating weekend of dance featuring teachers from Guinea, Senegal, Brazil, and more. See you on the floor!

Friday, May 12th - Sunday, May 14th
Sherman Park

1301 W. 52nd Street | Chicago, IL

Conference Schedule
Friday, May 12th
6:00pm - 7:30pm Moustapha Bangoura (Guinea Dance)
7:45pm - 9:15pm Atito Gohi (Ivory Coast Dance)

Saturday, May 13th
10:00am - 11:15am Zakiya Cornish (Contemporary African/ ASA! Dance)
11:30am - 12:15pm Children's Dance Class
11:30am - 1:00pm Dandha Da Hora (Afro-Brazilian Dance)
1:15pm - 2:45pm Imania Detry (Kutiro Dance)
3:00pm - 4:30pm Atito Gohi (Ivory Coast Dance)
4:45pm - 6:15pm Mouminatou Camara (Guinea Dance)
6:30pm - 8:00pm N'Deye Gueye (Sabar Dance)

Sunday, May 14th
10:00am - 11:15am Maria Estes (Djembe Drum)
10:30am - 12:00pm N'Deye Gueye (Sabar Dance)
12:15pm - 1:45pm Dandha Da Hora (Afro-Brazilian Dance)
2:00pm - 3:30pm T. Ayo (DounDance)
3:45pm - 5:15pm Idy Ciss (Serer Dance)
5:30pm - 7:00pm Mouminatou Camara (Guinea Dance)

***ALL classes and teachers are subject to change.***

Advance Purchase Prices end on May 8, 2017


Conference T-shirt

5 Classes + Conference T-shirt

7 Classes + Conference T-shirt

10 Classes + Conference T-shirt

Entire Weekend + Conference T-shirt

Groups are 10 or more people (no packages)

Please send us the group name, names of the individuals in your group, and the number of classes per person to

Once you receive a confirmation of the total amount, pay at PayPal.Me/ayodeledrum.

Classes and Conference T-Shirts


Click on Download at the bottom of the page for the vendor application. We MUST receive a complete application and payment by May 8, 2017 in order to reserve your vendor space.

Sleep Inn Midway Airport
6650 S. Cicero Avenue | Chicago, IL 60638
Ph: 708.594.0001

Book by Thursday, April 27, 2017 for Group Rate

$139 (plus tax) per night for a single or double room
Use group name: Ayodele Drum & Dance

Complimentary breakfast, parking, Wi-Fi, and 24/7 shuttle to Midway Airport.

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