100% Sabar

This workshop offers participants a journey of discovery in Sabar dance within its cultural totality. An opportunity for participants to experiment with the practices, rhythms and history of this dance.
In order to fuel the development and creativity of Sabar, participants will also have the opportunity to practice Germaine Acogny Technique which is the foundation of the Ecole des Sables and also practice Sabar drumming.

For Whom?

This workshop is open to dancers and movement practitioners from all over the world and of all levels (except complete beginners).
6 places will be open to musicians wishing to develop their Sabar drumming skills and musicality.

JOIN us at Ecole des Sables from
the 23 October to the 5 November 2023

The Teachers

Yama Reine de Sabar
(Sabar Dances)
Alesandra Seutin
(Germaine Acogny Technique + creative tools)
Badou Diop
Sabar percussion

Other teachers to be announced soon

Proposed Curriculum

Germaine Acogny Technique
Sabar Dance
Sabar dance, its history and practice
Creative research lab
Sabar percussion classes
Sharing knowledge and cultural excursions

How Much?

Dancers: 1,225 Euros / 803,547 CFA
Musicians: 825 Euros / 541,164 CFA

*Travel, insurance and vaccines are at the charge of the trainee


Application open for a limited time!

Apply by filling in this application form and attaching the following documents:

– a CV or biography, 

– a covering letter or video, including an explanation of why Ecole des Sables, Sabar and what you think you bring to the workshop,

– a recent portrait photo and, 

– a short one-minute solo video (via your smartphone, YouTube link, Vimeo or Instagram).


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