African Dance and Drama Lessons

Mizzou 2 presents free workshops from 7-8 p.m. Wednesdays from Sept. 25-Nov. 19 in Memorial Union North 214A.

Woman in traditional African garb looking to the side while holding a bowl. Gold background.

The goals of these lessons include promoting self-care, experiencing African culture, fostering community, exploring creativity and promoting diversity and inclusion. They are kid-friendly and open to all students, staff, faculty, spouses and members of the community.

Jessica Osaze, Mizzou 2 president and a MSW ’20 student, is the host. Lily Ikoh, Mizzou 2 vice president and mathematics ’20 student, will co-host. Jesutofunmi Omawumi is the dance/drama instructor. He is a certified African dance instructor, journalist, pianist, singer, writer, poet and radio host on KOPN 89.5, who is a PhD student in English (African Diaspora Studies) ’23.

Sponsors include the Division of Inclusion, Diversity & Equity; the International Center; and the Office of Student Engagement.