Beginning this Thursday, LaSharn Cooper will be teaching Praise Dance choreography to be performed live to gospel-house music on MOTHERSHIP ONE.
We are seeking dancers: all ages and all skill levels welcome! No praise dance experience required.
Rehearsals will be held on Thursdays 6:30 - 8:30 PM beginning this week at the Pelham Fritz Recreation Center in Marcus Garvey Park (18 Mount Morris Park West.)
To participate, FILL OUT THIS FORM and you will be contacted with more info.
This opportunity is FREE and open to all.
**Costumes are not provided and there may be some reasonable costs associated with costume. The choreographers will advise on costumes during the rehearsal phase.
LaSharn Cooper-Patt, has been a member of the dance community for over 30 years where she served as an active member and performed with the LaRocque Bey African Dance Company. LaSharn is an active member of the Harlem community and in the Worship and the Arts department of her local church, Bethel Gospel Assembly as the director of the One Accord Dance Ministry for 15 years, leading over 50 dancers there ranging in age from 3 to 80 years of age. She has also served as the Praise Dance and Ball Room dance instructor for 11 years at the Phenomenal Woman Charm and Etiquette School in Harlem and is the choreographer of the annual Debutante Ball. She has actively lead the community of the Pelham Fritz Recreation Center in Harlem in Health and Wellness practices for more than 10 years, where she has had the honor of meeting and joining with the Harlem Dance Club. She loves and leads the dance community with passion through all types of dance and has seen the benefits of dance fitness in the lives of those who take classes with her in the Department of Parks Recreation Centers where she serves in a management roll.