Join Earl Ali for his dance class created to help others stay active during the quarantine. Participants will learn traditional African movement along with Hip Hop movements while having a fun workout.
African Dance Fitness Fusion Class with Earl Ali
Earl Ali-Randall, New Haven native, is an Arts &Ideas Fellowship Alumni and performed for the festival for the past 7 years. Mr. Ali-Randall worked for the Festival during the summer of 2014. Mr. Ali-Randall is an alumni from Albertus Magnus College with a BA in Early Childhood Psychology/Education. Earl is a dancer for the ""Keepers of the Culture Performing Arts Company and teaching artist. Mr. Ali-Randall was trained at the Educational Center for the Arts and the Caldwell Dance Center in New Haven. As a budding professional dancer Earl later performed for Kwanzaa and other community events with Elder Elaine Peters for the past 5 years. Currently, Mr. Ali-Randall is an African dance instructor in New Haven for LEAP and Elite Sounds of the Arts teaching African Dance, Contemporary Modern, and Jazz. Lastly, Earl is an Educational Assistant for New Haven Public Schools.