$15 – $20

New Orleans Original BuckShop!

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The Sheen Center for Thought & Culture

18 Bleecker Street

New York, NY 10012

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Michelle N. Gibson, The Artist creates works, teaches master classes, and presents lectures that are firmly rooted in her own “ New Orleans Second Line Aesthetic" that involves improvised
movement, defined footwork, brass band music and the embrace of communal ritual entitled the New Orleans Original BuckShop!

In an effort to assist in preserving her culture she teaches others about the rich Diasporic blood lines of the black New Orleans community focusing on the rooted and embodied traditions clearly noticeable within Second Line Movement and Brass Band Music. Honoring the culture as a lived experience by creating a platform for the aesthetic and itʼs historical relevance connecting with other communities and the world abroad, cultivating academic conversations as it relates to the cultural of Second Line movement noted as a social dance form.

• class structure includes history, theory, technique & practice
• presentation of information through full embodiment: NOLA essence reflected in voice, facial expression, body language, eye contact
• technical proficiency of movement emphasized (rhythm, intention, physicality; in past experiences steps have been taught as open to interpretation)

The October workshop last roughly 2 hours and will be held at the Sheen Center in Downtown NYC.

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The Sheen Center for Thought & Culture

18 Bleecker Street

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