Dance-Theatre Workshop

We invite you to the Dance-Theatre Workshop at Ecole des Sables, a unique opportunity to immerse yourself in the contemporary world of movement, acting, poetry/slam in Africa and the West. Taking place from 11 to 23 September 2023, this workshop is designed for actors and dancers looking to expand their skills and explore new approaches to their craft.

Led by renowned professionals in the field, the focus of the workshop is on the actors and dancers. Through a range of classes and exercises, you will be challenged to push your boundaries and develop your skills in a supportive and creative environment. Our goal is to help you grow and evolve as an artist, and to give you the tools and techniques to take your craft to the next level.

Ecole des Sables is a stunning location for this workshop, with its beautiful natural surroundings and vibrant cultural scene. Located in Toubab Dialaw, Senegal, the school is a hub of creative energy, attracting artists from all over the world. During the workshop, you’ll have the opportunity to connect with other like-minded individuals, building new friendships and creative partnerships that can last a lifetime.

Ecole des Sables invites you to join us in September! If you’re a seasoned professional or just starting out, the Dance-Theatre Workshop at Ecole des Sables is the perfect opportunity to hone your skills, challenge yourself, and explore new creative avenues. We can’t wait to welcome you to this exciting event and to share in the magic of dance and theatre.


Actors, dancers/performers and movement/voice practitioners who are studying and/or working in these fields and who are interested in deepening their knowledge with practitioners from Africa and its Diaspora within the environment of Ecole des Sables, Toubab Dialaw.


11 to 23
September 2023

How much?

1.025 euros

How to apply?

Fill in the application form before 4 August 2023 at 17h00 GMT.

Proposed Curriculum

Germaine Acogny Technique | Germaine Acogny (masterclasses) & Wesley Ruzibiza (Rwanda)

Contemporary African Theatre practice & exploration | Dorcy Rugamba (BurkinaFaso) & Nöel Minoungou (Rwanda) |

Physical Theatre | Wesley Ruzibiza (Rwanda)

Seminar + conversation – TBC

What do you need to apply?

– Your C.V., 

– A recent portrait, 

– A letter or video explaining your relationship to theatre as a space or discipline. Why do you want to participate in this workshop?,

– A picture in movement/performance,

– An one minute video of you dancing, a monologue or/and physical/vocal expression of yourself.


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