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Ama Law Professorial Lecturer Department of Performing Arts

Contact
Send email to Ama Law
CAS - Performing Arts
Degrees
MFA Dance - University of Maryland
B.S. Neurobiology & Physiology - University of Maryland
Certificate in Women's Studies

Bio
Mariama "Ama" Law began dancing with Kankouran West African Dance Company as a baby, both of their parents are founding members. They graduated with a B.S. in Biology and a certificate in Women's Studies from University of Maryland. While at UMD they enjoyed dancing, choreographing and leading DyNaMiC hip hop dance team.

Law is co-director of Project ChArma, a collective of teaching artists, hip hop guardians, DMV representatives, parents, lovers, achievers, students and hip hop ambassadors who promote social change through movement. Pronounced “Karma” because it guides their lives. Law is also an alumni of local hip hop groups Culture Shock D.C. and KickRocks crew.
See Also
Project ChArma Instagram
For the Media
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Teaching

Spring 2022

  • DNCE-111 African Dance I

Fall 2022

  • DNCE-050 Choreographic Laboratory

  • DNCE-050 Choreographic Laboratory

  • DNCE-105 So You Think While You Dance