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 14 to the 26 November 2022

The Teachers

Yama Reine de Sabar
(Sabar Dances)
Ciré Beye
(Sabar dances in theory and practice)
Alesandra Seutin
(Germaine Acogny Technique) and
N’deye Seck
(Sabar Percussions)

Proposed Curriculum

Germaine Acogny Technique
Sabar Dance 1 and 2
Sabar dance, its history and practice
Sabar drumming lessons
Cultural walks

How Much?


1200 Euros / 787,149 CFA

800 Euros / 524,766 CFA

*Travel, insurance and Covid tests are at the charge of the trainee


No later than 21 October 2022 to the following e-mail address: candidature@ecoledessables.org
or by filling in the application form below and attaching the following documents:
– a CV or biography
– a letter or video of motivation,
– a recent portrait photo and,
– a short one-minute solo video (via your smartphone, YouTube, Vimeo or Instagram link)
Click below to download Dossier of 100% Sabar Workshop:
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