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Experience Afro Soca Dance in Action with Guyanese Choreographer, Shakira Marshall

Celebrity choreographer and actress Shakira Marshall combined her passion for African and Caribbean dance into a class. Marshall, who is of Guyanese ancestry, now shares her love of dances from the diaspora as an instructor at the Center for African and Diaspora Dance in Brooklyn.

NY-based video reporter, Melissa Noel, (also a Guyanese Girl) recently caught up with Marshall at her studio and witness her in action. Check out the video.

Shakira grew up in Queens, New York. She is a singer, actor, choreographer, writer, and model, and dancer trained in tap, jazz, ballet, modern, acrobatics, Afro-Caribbean, traditional West African, and hip hop. She made her Broadway debut in 2009 with the musical FELA!  and is a member of the international touring company. 

Shakira Marshall in Fela
Shakira Marshall in Fela

Shakira teaches Afro-Soca on Fridays from 7:30 – 9:00pm.

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