Vermont's 23nd Annual Dance and Drum Festival, Nov 4-6, 2016

Jeh Kulu Dance and Drum Theater invites you to enjoy 3 days of West African dance and music in Burlington, Vermont November 4-6, 2016!

Our festival this year includes internationally renowned teaching artists from Guinea, Senegal, Mali and the Ivory Coast. Workshops offered in Djembe, Sabar, Kutiro, Doun Doun, Sangban and Balafon. Highlights include a Jeh Kulu performance
with special guest artists, topped off by an evening multicultural dance party.

2016 Teachers

Classes offered with our Community Artists:
Sidiki Sylla
Souleymane Solo Sana
Assane Coly
Seny Daffe
Ismael Bangoura

... AND special guest artists...
Ismael "Bonfils" Kouyate
Mouminatou Camara
Oumar N'Diaye
Abou Sylla
Assane Konte
Mariama Basse
....and more TBC

Schedule 2016

Friday classes held at North End Studios, 294 No. Winooski Avenue, Burlington, VT
Saturday and Sunday classes at Burlington's City Hall/Contois Auditorium: Church Street, Burlington, VT

Schedule is subject to change. 
Classes with *** asterisk denote two classes at once; take note of class location.

Friday November 4:

Saturday, November 5

8:00 pm Saturday Evening Performance by Jeh Kulu Dance and Drum Theater featuring Guest Artists at 8pm. 
  Tickets available at or by calling the Flynn Box Office. 

Sunday, November 6:

*All Drum Classes will be held in the First Floor Conference Room at City Hall

**Balafone classes with Abou Sylla and Drum Classes with various artists can be arranged.