Wednesday, May 8, 2019, 5:00pm to 6:30pm


Harvard Dance Center, 66 Garden St., Cambridge, MA
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The Harvard Dance Center invites you to a special Cypher to celebrate the end of the Academic Year! Take a break from studying and get into the community groove...

BONUS: help us design the playlist! Add a track to the Cypher playlist on Spotify OR email with the artist name and title of the track. Clean tracks only please!

–Informal dance-jam in a judgement-free zone
–Crowd-sourced playlist
–Hosted by Aysha Upchurch AIE'15

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What is a cypher?

A cypher is freestyle dance jam where an open circle is created and people take turns dancing in the center. The cypher (or cipher) has deep, long-standing cultural roots in hip hop culture, African tradition, and even religious beliefs.


Additional Information

Location: Studio 1 is located on the main floor of the Harvard Dance Center and is fully wheelchair accessible. 

Transportation Tip: The Quad-Yard Express (free shuttle bus) runs from Harvard Yard/Square to the Quad (across the street from the Dance Center) every 20-25 minutes in the evenings. For more information, visit:

The Harvard Dance Center is fully accessible for individuals using wheelchairs. Persons with disabilities are encouraged to participate in all Harvard Dance Center programs and activities. If you anticipate needing any type of accommodation or have questions about the physical access provided, please contact the Dance Office at 617-495-8683 in advance of your participation or visit.