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DanceAfrica 2023

Opening Date: May 26, 2023

Closing Date: May 29, 2023

DanceAfrica 2023
https://www.bam.org/dance/2023/danceafrica-golden-ghana Show Site Icon

Playing @

BAM Opera House

30 Lafayette Ave Brooklyn, NY 11217

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This Memorial Day weekend, the vibrant artistry and revolutionary history of Ghana inspires an immersive, electrifying celebration of dance. Now in its 46th year, DanceAfrica 2023 presents a choreographic and musical journey through the past and present of Ghanaian culture, connecting ancestral traditions to contemporary achievements on the BAM stage. Featuring performances by the National Theater of Ghana's National Dance Company, the DanceAfrica Spirit Walkers and BAM RestorationART Dance Youth Ensemble, this year’s tribute to Ghanaian excellence promises to entertain, educate and empower. DanceAfrica 2023 is artistic directed by Abdel R. Salaam.
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COVID-19 Safety Information

Masks are optional but encouraged.

Performance Schedule:

FRIDAY @ 7:30 PM
SATURDAY @ 2 PM & 7 PM
SUNDAY & MONDAY @ 3 PM

Director

Abdel R. Salaam

TDF Tickets Offers:

TDF member tickets:

Not currently available for this show

Listed atTKTS

Never

Full-price tickets

$34.50 - $94.50

Lottery & Rush

BAM offers up to two $10 rush tickets to any live performance, subject to availability.
Senior Rush:
 For seniors ages 65 and over. Present proof of age and photo ID at the box office as early as 90 minutes before the start time of the desired event. Rush tickets are subject to availability and seating is at the discretion of the box office. A $2 per ticket facility fee will be added to all purchases for live performances.

Student Rush: For full- and part-time students ages 29 and under. Present your valid student ID and proof of age at the box office as early as 90 minutes before the start time of the desired event. Rush tickets are subject to availability and seating is at the discretion of the box office. A $2 per ticket facility fee will be added to all purchases for live performances.

Veteran Rush: Present your veteran ID card at the box office as early as 90 minutes before the start time of the desired event. Rush tickets are subject to availability and seating is at the discretion of the box office. A $2 per ticket facility fee will be added to all purchases for live performances.

Accessibility:

Wheelchair Info

Six locations: Three areas in rear orchestra. Can accommodate two wheelchairs each.

Seating

The Opera House seats 2,086.Orchestra level of Opera House on main level, directly off lobby.

Elevator\Escalator

Elevator: Attended. Accesses all floors. Braille lettering.

Passenger Loading Zone

Front.

Parking

Ashland Place.

Entrance

Six steps up from street into main lobby. One handrail.Alternate entrance: Saint Felix St. Unmarked. Ramp (1.5" lip) into main lobby. Double doors (heavy). Security will assist.

Box Office

Main lobby. Counters 49".

Restroom

Rear of orchestra. Door 29". Stall door 31". Commode 17.5". Grab bars.

Water Fountain

Main lobby. Spout 35".

Telephone

Main lobby to right of alternate entrance. Cord 27".

Assisted Listening System

Yes.

Visual Assistance

None.

Directions Subway

2, 3, 4, 5, D, Q to Atlantic Ave; B, M, N, R to Pacific St

Directions Bus

B25, 26, 38, 52

 

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Public Transportation

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By Subway:

2, 3, 4, 5, D, Q to Atlantic Ave; B, M, N, R to Pacific St

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By Bus:

B25, 26, 38, 52