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  • CONNECT WITH YOUR AFRO-CARIBBEAN ROOTS!
    Haitian Folklore Dance is a unique synthesis of expression, deeply rooted in a multicultural past of African, Indian, Spanish, French and modern influences. In Haitian culture, the drum plays an instrumental role in the music; in fact it is the most important instrument in the culture. The drum is the soul of the music, which originated in Africa. In order to perform the dance properly, you must always have bare feet. In the haitian culture it is beleived that dancing in bare feet is a way to keep in touch with the ground, in which the spirits of our African ancestors live. Dress code: choice of sweat pants, leggings, leotards, African wraps and/or sarongs. Instructor: Wilmayer Marcelin, President of Fantezi Kreyol Dance Company Inc.

    Fantezi Kreyol Dance Company, Inc. (Wilmayer Marcelin) taught a free introductory dance class "Tradional Afro-Caribbean Haitian Folkloric Dance Class" (Dance Discovery) on Saturday, June 14, 2014 at 2:00 pm in studio # 2 at The Jose Mateo Ballet Theatre, 400 Harvard Street, Cambridge, MA 02138, in the event of 6th Annual Dance for World Community Festival Weekend (Celebrating The Power Of Dance To Better Our World).

    June 9, 2013: Fantezi Kreyol Dance Company, Inc. (Wilmayer J. Marcelin) has taught a free introductory-level Afro Caribbean Haitian Folklore and physical Fitness dance class (improve your health with a great cardiovascular workout) in studio # 1 at 5:00 pm on Sunday, June 9, 2013 in the event of the fifth annual of The Dance For World Community Festival atThe Jose Mateo Ballet Theatre (The Sanctuary Theatre, 400 Harvard Street, Harvard Square, Cambridge, MA.

    November 11, 2012: Fantezi kreyol Dance Company,Inc. (Wilmayer Marcelin) taught a dance workshop with live drumming at Harvard University from 1:00pm to 3:00 pm. for the Harvard Student Alliance (Stephanie Charles). It took place at Radcliffe Quadrangle in the Student Organization Center Hilles (SOCH), function Hall Room# 104 (59 shepard Street, Cambridge, MA 02138).

    December 1st, 2012: Fantezi Kreyol Dance Company, Inc. (Wilmayer Marcelin) held a dance workshop with live drumming from 1:00pm to 3:00pm for the Harvard Student Alliance (Stephanie Charles) at the Harvard University. The dance workshop took place at Office for the Arts Dance Studio (74 Mount Auburn Street, Cambridge, MA 02138).

    June 9th, 2012: Fantezi Kreyol Dance Company, Inc. (Wilmayer Marcelin) has taught two (2) free dance classes in the events of The Fourth Annual Dance for World Community Festival (Celebrating the power of dance to create social change), at The Jose Mateo Ballet Theatre, The Sanctuary Theatre 400 Harvard Street, Harvard Square, Cambridge, MA.

    Dec. 3 2011: Fantezi Kreyol Dance Company, Inc. (Wilmayer Marcelin) taught a Haitian Dance Workshop on Saturday, December 3rd, 2011 for "The Harvard Haitian Alliance" from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm. at the Harvard University (Radcliffe Quandrangle Building, 59 Shepard Street in Cambridge, MA 02138).

    June 2010: Wilmayer Marcelin (Fantezi Kreyol Dance Company, Inc.) taught two (2) FREE MASTER HAITIAN Folk DANCE classes on Saturday, June 12, 2010 @ noon and 3:05 PM. in the event of DANCE FOR WORLD COMMUNITY FESTIVAL (celebrating the power of dance to create social change) at Jose Mateo Ballet Threatre, 400 Harvard Street, Cambridge, MA 02138.

    June 6, 2009: Provide class to World Community Festival, Jose Mateo Ball Theater, 400 Harvard St., Cambridge.

    Saturday, Jan. 6, 2007: Fantezi Kreyol Dance Company, Inc. has recently taught a Master Afro-Caribbean Haitian Dance class with live drumming at Citi Center for the Performing Arts (formerly The Wang Theatre) in the event of "Dance Across the City Day".

    Thursday, May 25, 2006: Fantezi Kreyol Dance Company, Inc. has taught a master dance class at The Cape Cod Center in Cape Cod, MA (Falmouth).

    2000-2007 : Fantezi Kreyol Dance Company (Wilmayer Marcelin) taught Afro-Caribbean Haitian Folklore dance class at The Dance Complex (536 Mass. Ave. Cambridge, Central Square) in studio #6 every Sunday from 1:30 pm to 3:00pm. 1996--2000 Wilmayer Marcelin did workshops and taught Afro-Caribbean Haitian Folklore dance class at The dance Complex (536 Mass Ave. Cambridge, Central Square)

    Jan. 7th, 2006: Fantezi Kreyol Dance Company, Inc. has recently taught a master dance class at The Wang Center for the Performing Arts on Saturday, Jan. 7th, 2006 for Bank of America Celebrity Series in the event of Dance Across the City.

    1996-2000 : Wilmayer Marcelin did workshops and taught Afro-Caribbean Haitian Folklore dance class at The dance Complex (536 Mass Ave. Cambridge, Central Square)

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