Harvard Dance Center Fall 2020 Virtual Open House Cypher

Date: 

Friday, September 18, 2020, 8:00pm to 9:00pm

Location: 

Online via Zoom

A green banner with white lettering reads "Harvard Dance Center Fall 2020 Open House" and beneath it are two photos side-by-side. On the left side is Aysha Upchurch AIE’15 wearing blue jeans and a white tank top. She is in mid break-dance pose on a brick floor with a graffiti wall behind her. Photo courtesy of Aysha Upchurch AIE’15. On the right is DJ Stylus the Vibe Conductor wearing a white-collar shirt and a black baseball cap underneath large headphones. He is in mid-DJ action at a live event.

Join the Dance Center's first virtual cypher!

Meet or be reunited with Dance staff, faculty, students, and friends. A live virtual community dance circle with others from across campus. Find your groove and experience joy!

 

Cypher Host: Aysha Upchurch AIE'15

With Special Guest:  DJ Stylus the Vibe Conductor 

PLEASE RSVP FOR ZOOM INSTRUCTIONS

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.

Contact: Elizabeth Epsen, Communications & Programs Coordinator for Dance, epsen@fas.harvard.edu 

ABOUT DANCE CENTER CYPHERS

Cyphers at Harvard Dance Center are informal freestyle dance jams in an open circle that are inclusive, joyful, supportive, and community-building. All abilities and types of movers are welcome– no prior dance training needed. Cyphers usually take place at the Dance Center and feature rotating hosts, live music, and playlists. This will be the Dance Center' first cypher in the cyber-sphere! 

Accessibility: Persons of all abilities are encouraged to participate in all Harvard Dance Center programs. If you anticipate needing any type of accommodation for the Fall 2020 semester's virtual classes or programs, please email dance@fas.harvard.edu in advance of your participation. 

Image Description: A green banner with white lettering reads "Harvard Dance Center Fall 2020 Open House" and beneath it are two photos side-by-side. On the left side is Aysha Upchurch AIE’15 wearing blue jeans and a white tank top. She is in mid break-dance pose on a brick floor with a graffiti wall behind her. Photo courtesy of Aysha Upchurch AIE’15. On the right is DJ Stylus the Vibe Conductor wearing a white-collar shirt and a black baseball cap underneath large headphones. He is in mid-DJ action at a live event. Photo credit: Fitsum Belay.
The words "ALL ARE WELCOME" in rainbow font.