Harvard Dance Center Fall 2020 Open House Cypher


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

Image of Aysha Upchurch breakdancing and DJ Stylus in mid-DJ action

Image of Aysha Upchurch breakdancing and DJ Stylus in mid-DJ actionJoin the Dance Center's first virtual cypher!

Meet or be reunited with Dance staff, faculty, students, and friends. Join a live virtual community dance circle with others from across campus. Enter and exit at any point. Find your groove and experience joy!

Cypher Host: Aysha Upchurch AIE'15

With Special Guest:  DJ Stylus the Vibe Conductor 

BYO________ (fill in the blank, e.g. disco ball, ski goggles, glow sticks, neon, tiny figurine, pet, backdrop setting (virtual or real), pizza, "blanket dress")

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 

Accessibility: Persons of all physical and mental 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. 

The words "ALL ARE WELCOME" in rainbow font.